USS George Washington Battle Group Returns Med’96

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The U.S. Navy’s guided missile frigate USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58) (center) and nuclear powered Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Baltimore (SSN 704) (top) pull alongside the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during a battle group formation exercise, July 17, 1996. The George Washington battle group will be returning to homeport, July 23rd after completing a scheduled six-month deployment to the Mediterranean, which included sustained operations in support of NATO-led peacekeeping in Bosnia and UN sanctions against Iraq in the Arabian Gulf. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 1st Class (Air Warfare) Greg Pinkley (Released)

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