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Home Post Blog: Osama Bin Laden’s Burial At Sea from USS Carl Vinson

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) awaits the return of Carrier Air Wing (CAG) 17 aircraft along the coast of Haiti. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 arrives on January 15, 2009 in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti.  /U.S. Navy via Getty Images)
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Above: The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) awaits the return of Carrier Air Wing (CAG) 17 aircraft along the coast of Haiti. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 arrives on January 15, 2009 in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. /U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

The Pentagon Channel is reporting Osama bin Laden‘s body was dumped into the sea (or buried at sea if you prefer) from the deck of the San Diego-based USS Carl Vinson. The United Kingdom newspaper the Telegraph reports those aboard the Carl Vinson performed accepted Muslim death customs on bin Laden’s body before they slipped him into the sea. (Read more)

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