USS Enterprise returns home at last

The world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier ended its remarkable career at sea on Sunday when it pulled into Norfolk Naval Station after 25 deployments and participating in every major conflict since the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962.

People waves signs and flags as the USS Enterprise nears the Pier 12 during its final homecoming on Sunday morning Nov. 4, 2012 in Norfolk, Va.  (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Hyunsoo Leo Kim)

People waves signs and flags as the USS Enterprise nears the Pier 12 during its final homecoming on Sunday morning Nov. 4, 2012 in Norfolk, Va. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Hyunsoo Leo Kim)

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