Photos: Homecoming day for USS Barry

Photos: Homecoming day for USS Barry

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Photos: Homecoming day for USS Barry

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on November 8, 2013 at 8:21 AM

Updated Friday, Nov 8 at 10:23 AM

NORFOLK–It's homecoming day for USS Barry.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer has been gone from Norfolk for nine months on a Ballistic Missile Defense mission in the 6th Fleet.

The crew's first mission in the eastern Mediterranean Sea was NATO exercise Proud Manta 2013, the largest multi-national anti-submarine warfare exercise in the world.

After completing several exercises, USS Barry steamed to the Eastern Mediterranean to conduct her primary BMD mission and participated in Tomahawk training scenarios.

 

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