Aircraft Carrier Stennis Returning To Bremerton

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The USS John C. Stennis aircraft carrier

BREMERTON (AP) —Families are eagerly awaiting the return of the aircraft carrier Stennis. The Navy says the ship will return to port in Bremerton Friday afternoon.

The aircraft carrier and its 3,000 sailors are completing an eight-month, 66,000 mile deployment to the western Pacific.

It included more than 1,300 sorties in direct support of fighting in Afghanistan.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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