San Diego Navy Ship That Buried Bin Laden To Stop In Hawaii
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
The aircraft carrier that buried Osama Bin Laden's body at sea is due to stop in Hawaii on its way home to San Diego following a six-month deployment to the Middle East and Asia.
The ship is due to arrive in Pearl Harbor for a scheduled port visit Tuesday.
The USS Carl Vinson was in the North Arabian Sea early last month when it received a Navy SEAL team carrying bin Laden's body. Navy SEALs killed the mastermind of the 9/11 terrorist attacks during a raid on his compound near a Pakistani military academy.
Pentagon officials have said bin Laden's body was placed in a weighted bag on the carrier, an officer made religious remarks and the remains were put on a board and tipped into the sea.
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