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10 December 2011 Military News

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  • George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group Returns from Deployment NNS 10 Dec 2011 -- Nearly 6,000 Sailors aboard the ships of the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) returned to their homeport in Norfolk Dec. 10, following a seven-month deployment supporting operations with the U.S. Navy's 5th and 6th fleets.
  • USS George H.W. Bush Returns from First Deployment NNS 10 Dec 2011 -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) returned to its homeport of Norfolk, Va., Dec. 10, after completing its historic first combat deployment.
  • Walter Reed Bethesda Lab Completes Successful Inspection NNS 10 Dec 2011 -- The Pathology and Laboratory Department at Walter Reed National Medical Center (WRNMMC) completed a 'highly successful' unannounced inspection by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), Nov. 29.
  • 11th MEU Corpsmen Conduct Combat Stress Training aboard USS New Orleans NNS 10 Dec 2011 -- Hospital corpsmen assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducted combat stress training Dec. 9 while deployed aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) as the ship conducted operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR).
  • USS Anzio Returns Home from Deployment NNS 10 Dec 2011 -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) returned to its homeport of Norfolk, Va., Dec. 10, after completing a seven-month deployment in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility (AOR).
  • USS Mitscher Returns to Homeport NNS 10 Dec 2011 -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) returned to Naval Station Norfolk, Va., Dec. 10, after a seven-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th areas of responsibility.
  • Enterprise Conducts General Quarters Drill NNS 10 Dec 2011 -- Sailors participated in a general quarters (GQ) drill, aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65) Dec. 5.
  • New Commanding Officer Assumes Helm of VP-62 NNS 10 Dec 2011 -- Patrol Squadron (VP) 62 held a change of command ceremony onboard Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Dec. 3.
  • VR-59 Passes Milestone of 150,000 Class A Mishap-Free Hours NNS 10 Dec 2011 -- Boeing Global Transport and Executive Systems (GTES)presented a trophy to Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VR) 59 Dec. 1 after the squadron passed a major safety milestone as it recorded 150,000 Class A mishap-free hours of flight Dec. 1.

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  • Liberian, Yemeni Women Awarded Nobel Peace Prize VOA 10 Dec 2011 -- Two women from Liberia and one from Yemen were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Saturday for their efforts to peacefully bring change to their countries. Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian activist Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni activist Tawakkol Karman received their awards at a ceremony in Oslo, Norway.

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