Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) tie the ship to the pier.

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NORFOLK (Dec. 20, 2010) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) tie the ship to the pier as the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60), in background, also returns to Naval Station Norfolk following a seven-month deployment. Ross and Normandy are returning from a deployment supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, Operation New Dawn in Iraq and maritime security operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Julie Matyascik/Released)

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 NORFOLK (Dec. 20, 2010) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) tie the ship to the pier as the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60), in background, also returns to Naval Station Norfolk following a seven-month deployment. Ross and Normandy are returning from a deployment supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, Operation New Dawn in Iraq and maritime security operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Julie Matyascik/Released)