Welcome home to the #USNavy Sailors on USS Louisville (SSN 724)
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Louisville (SSN 724) returned home to family and friends gathered at the submarine piers of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 10, following a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific. The submarine's commanding officer, Cmdr. Bob Figgs, praised his crew's productivity and professionalism throughout the deployment. "One of the greatest aspects of any deployment is watching how the crew grows and matures over the course of our time at sea," said Figgs, who hails from Kaneohe, Hawaii. "I'm immensely proud and impressed by the milestones achieved by members of the crew throughout the deployment." Louisville successfully completed a range of undersea operations and training evolutions, and worked with allied partners in several multinational exercises, thereby improving the combined mission readiness o...