Warm homecoming for Providence

The U.S. Navy Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Providence (SSN 719) returns Friday to the Naval Submarine Base in Groton, following a six-month deployment.

Providence is returning from the European Command areas of responsibility supporting national security interests and maritime security operations.

During the deployment, Providence steamed approximately 37,000 nautical miles, equal to approximately 1.7 trips around the world at the equator. Port visits were conducted in Faslane, Scotland and Haakonsvern, Norway.

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