The Bremerton-based aircraft carrier will be retired, stripped down, and "RECYCLED."
This impressive haul was the work of a Navy ship carrying a Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) and three Coast Guard CUTTERS.
The aircraft carrier is expected to arrive home by the end of FEBRUARY.
It was an example of international COOPERATION.
The Seattle Times reports the Commission vote was 4 TO 3.
The ship returned to its homeport at Naval Station Everett Thursday, following its first DEPLOYMENT.
The Seattle-based icebreaker crossed 72 Degrees North on Christmas Day. The photos illustrate that even at 10:30 AM local time, it's really dark up there in the WINTER
USCGC Active returned to Port Angeles Dec. 18 after seizing 9,200 lbs. of cocaine. Read details and see the photos in this COAST GUARD RELEASE.
The Naval Air Station's first week of flight-noise monitoring was completed DEC. 19.
Read the Coast Guard NEWS RELEASE.
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