VIDEO: USS Hartford returns

Fire Control Technician Gilbert Aurelien, center, is photographed by his aunt Debora Aurelien, left, as he gets a double-hug from his sister Tara, center left, and mother, Ginette, as family and friends are reunited with their loved ones as the crew of the Los Angeles-class, fast attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) returns to U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, after a regularly scheduled six-month deployment. (Tim Cook/The Day)
Fire Control Technician Gilbert Aurelien, center, is photographed by his aunt Debora Aurelien, left, as he gets a double-hug from his sister Tara, center left, and mother, Ginette, as family and friends are reunited with their loved ones as the crew of the Los Angeles-class, fast attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) returns to U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, after a regularly scheduled six-month deployment. (Tim Cook/The Day)

Groton — Fire Control Technician Gilbert Aurelien, center, is photographed by his aunt Debora Aurelien, left, as he gets a double-hug from his sister Tara, center left, and mother, Ginette, as family and friends are reunited with their loved ones Friday as the crew of the Los Angeles-class, fast attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) returns to U.S. Naval Submarine Base.

The submarine was returning from a regularly scheduled six-month deployment. The Hartford traveled approximately 35,800 miles and made port calls in Haakonsvern, Norway; Faslane, Scotland, and Brest, France. 

Ginette Aurelien hugs her son Fire Control Technician Gilbert Aurelien as family and friends are reunited with their loved ones as the crew of the Los Angeles-class, fast attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) returns to U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, after a regularly scheduled six-month deployment.  (Tim Cook/The Day)
Ginette Aurelien hugs her son Fire Control Technician Gilbert Aurelien as family and friends are reunited with their loved ones as the crew of the Los Angeles-class, fast attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) returns to U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, after a regularly scheduled six-month deployment. (Tim Cook/The Day)
Chief Brian Victorero beams as his daughter Ariah rushes to meet him along with his son, Joseph, and wife, Stephanie, as family and friends are reunited with their loved ones as the crew of the Los Angeles-class, fast attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) returns to U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, after a regularly scheduled six-month deployment.  (Tim Cook/The Day)
Chief Brian Victorero beams as his daughter Ariah rushes to meet him along with his son, Joseph, and wife, Stephanie, as family and friends are reunited with their loved ones as the crew of the Los Angeles-class, fast attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) returns to U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, after a regularly scheduled six-month deployment. (Tim Cook/The Day)
The Los Angeles-class, fast attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) ties up to the pier at the U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, after returning from a regularly scheduled six-month deployment. The Hartford traveled approximately 35,800 miles and made port calls in Haakonsvern, Norway; Faslane, Scotland and Brest, France.  (Tim Cook/The Day)
The Los Angeles-class, fast attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) ties up to the pier at the U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, after returning from a regularly scheduled six-month deployment. The Hartford traveled approximately 35,800 miles and made port calls in Haakonsvern, Norway; Faslane, Scotland and Brest, France. (Tim Cook/The Day)
Family and friends are reunited with their loved ones as the crew of the Los Angeles-class, fast attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) returns to U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, after a regularly scheduled six-month deployment. (Tim Cook/The Day)
Family and friends are reunited with their loved ones as the crew of the Los Angeles-class, fast attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) returns to U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, after a regularly scheduled six-month deployment. (Tim Cook/The Day)

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