Homecoming for Key West
The USS Key West attack submarine returned to Pearl Harbor yesterday after a six-month deployment to the Middle East. The submarine fired Tomahawk cruise missiles in Operation Iraqi Freedom in the early stages of the war.
Michael Donkersloot, holding his 2-year-old daughter Charlotte, reacts to her greeting upon his return to Pearl Harbor. Donkersloot is a crew member aboard the USS Key West, which returned yesterday after participating in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Photos by Eugene Tanner The Honolulu Advertiser