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USS Nimitz returning to San Diego this morning

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After an eight month deployment the USS Nimitz returns home to San Diego this morning.

Thousands of family and friends are expected to welcome back the nearly seven-thousand sailors aboard the carrier, along with three other ships in its strike group, at North Island around 10:30 this morning.

While deployed, they assisted in combat operations in Afghanistan and counter-piracy operations around Africa.

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