Crew on board Portsmouth based HMS Daring have shown their loved ones just how much they're missed by spelling out a heartfelt message on the flight deck of the ship.
The Type 45 destroyer is on its way home after 9 months away, with the 200 men and women on board helping out in the Philippines.
Some people's eyes meet across a crowded room, others are introduced on the internet - and for some a close friendship blossoms into love.
For Mr and Mrs Khullar from Chatham - their love story began on their wedding day, and after 57 years of marriage, it's still true love. Sarah Saunders went along to meet them.