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13th September 1945: Some of the 3,700 sailor crew and passengers covering the flight deck of the USS 'Saratoga' as she sails out of the fog towards the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco. (credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

USS Saratoga Coming To Texas For Disassembly

The Saratoga will be towed to Texas later this month to be dismantled. The Saratoga — named for the decisive battle of the American Revolution fought in upstate New York — completed 22 deployments before it was decommissioned in 1994.

08/08/2014

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Texas Community Works To Raise Flags For Returning Sailor

In the front yard of the Kockler home near Flower Mound the family’s flag pole looms large, but raising their two flags recently required an emergency response.

CBS 11–07/01/2014

Dallas Sailor Dies While Deployed Overseas

The Pentagon says a 28-year-old sailor from Dallas has died of illness while on deployment in support of NATO forces in Afghanistan.

10/10/2012