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.

Gina Shelton kisses her husband Petty Officer 2nd class Matthew Shelton as the Enterprise, the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, returns to Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va., on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2012.  (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Steve Earley)

Gina Shelton kisses her husband Petty Officer 2nd class Matthew Shelton as the Enterprise, the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, returns to Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va., on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Steve Earley)

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