Many stood by eagerly holding signs and waving American flags as they waited for the men and women to get off the plane and into their arms. The sailors were on board the U.S.S. John Stennis playing a key role in the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq.
Sheryll Rallos said, "Miss that he's not around to like do the boy things with my boys and play sports with them."
Now that they're home the sailors say they're looking forward to relaxing with their families and some said they're even going to take a family trip to Disneyland.