The USS Makin Island, and the entire Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, is scheduled to return to homeport San Diego on Friday. The Makin Island ARG consists of the USS Makin Island, the USS New Orleans, the USS Pearl Harbor.
The USS Makin Island has been on its maiden deployment for seven months.
Crew members participated in volunteer work, like helping the elderly or spending time with children in need, while visiting different port cities. Click here to read about about a visit to a Hong Kong dog shelter.
If you can't make it to the homecoming, the Navy will be livestreaming the event, starting at 8 a.m. Pacific Time. Click here to watch the livestream of the USS Makin Island's return.