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.

Petty Officer 3rd class, Joseph Mustafa, left, waves his family members on the deck of USS Enterprise as it docks at the Pier 12 next to USS Abraham Lincoln during its final homecoming. The Enterprise, the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier ended its remarkable career at sea on Sunday when it pulled into its home port for the final time after participating in every major conflict since the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Hyunsoo Leo Kim)

Petty Officer 3rd class, Joseph Mustafa, left, waves his family members on the deck of USS Enterprise as it docks at the Pier 12 next to USS Abraham Lincoln during its final homecoming. The Enterprise, the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier ended its remarkable career at sea on Sunday when it pulled into its home port for the final time after participating in every major conflict since the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Hyunsoo Leo Kim)

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