Submarines return to welcome party in Connecticut

June 28, 2012 4:23:46 AM PDT
After traveling nearly 30,000 miles at sea, sailors on two submarines got a huge welcome home party in Connecticut Wednesday.

The USS Annapolis and the USS Pittsburgh returned to Groton following six months at sea.

Families anxiously awaited their arrival along the Thames River.

Parents embraced their children and tears of joy were shed at the happy homecoming.

While their trip involved stops in Bahrain, Greece and Spain, a handful of the seafarers could not wait to get home as five babies were born during their deployment.

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