USS Leyte Gulf returns to Naval Station Norfolk after deployment

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

NORFOLK, Va. - More than 300 sailors returned to Norfolk Naval Station Friday when the USS Leyte Gulf arrived from its deployment.

The guided-missile cruiser's return marked the end of its seven month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation.

The ship, while on deployment, conducted maritime security operations.