The amphibious transport dock ship USS Dubuque (LPD 8) returns to San Diego after a seven-month deployment.

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SAN DIEGO (Dec. 18, 2010) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Dubuque (LPD 8) returns to San Diego after a seven-month deployment. Dubuque is part of the Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group, which deployed to the U.S. 7th and U.S. 5th Fleet areas of responsibility conducting humanitarian relief in Pakistan and counter piracy-operations off the Horn of Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Joe Kane/Released)

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 SAN DIEGO (Dec. 18, 2010) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Dubuque (LPD 8) returns to San Diego after a seven-month deployment. Dubuque is part of the Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group, which deployed to the U.S. 7th and U.S. 5th Fleet areas of responsibility conducting humanitarian relief in Pakistan and counter piracy-operations off the Horn of Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Joe Kane/Released)