USS Harry S. Truman Strike Group Headed Home


Story Number: NNS030515-03Release Date: 5/15/2003 9:58:00 AM
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From 2nd Fleet Public Affairs

NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- More than 8,000 Sailors from the ships and squadrons that comprise the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group will return from deployment May 23. Most of the Sailors that deployed were from the Hampton Roads, Va., area.

The Harry S. Truman Strike Group is commanded by Rear Adm. John D. Stufflebeem, units in the Harry S. Truman Strike Group include the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 3 and Commander, Destroyer Squadron (CDS) 22 embarked; the guided missile cruiser USS San Jancinto (CG 56); the guided missile destroyers USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), USS Mitscher (DDG 57) and USS Donald Cook (DDG 75); the destroyers USS Briscoe (DD 977) and USS Deyo (DD 989); the guided missile frigate USS Hawes (FFG 53); and the oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189).

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The nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and Spruance class destroyer USS Briscoe (DD 977) underway in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea.
Official U.S. Navy file photo of The nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and Spruance class destroyer USS Briscoe (DD 977) underway while conducting combat missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The Harry S. Truman Strike Group which includes Briscoe and several other ships and units in the Hampton Roads area will return home May 23.
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