USS Jacksonville sub returns after 8 months at sea

USS Jacksonville sub returns after 8 months at sea
(Image: US Navy)
(Image: US Navy)

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (HawaiiNewsNow) - They're ready for some rest and relaxation.

More than 100 Hawaii-based sailors just wrapped up an eight-month deployment.

Their submarine, the USS Jacksonville, returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Thursday from the Western Pacific.

A big crowd happily greeted them back to Oahu, with lei, signs, and lots of hugs.

And congratulations to Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Ragan Anderson-Hennigan.  He proposed to his girlfriend during the "welcome home" ceremony!

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