NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Service members at Naval Station Norfolk got quite a surprise Monday morning when Mark Wahlberg dropped by for a visit.

Wahlberg made a pit stop at the Navy Exchange Fleet Store on his national tour to promote his line of nutrition-based products called Performance Inspired Nutrition.

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He also toured the first of a new class carrier and the Navy's newest carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford.

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Wahlberg also met with Captain Rich McDaniel, Naval Station Norfolk Commanding Officer and Captain Brad Rosen as well as many more sailors.

PHOTOS: Mark Wahlberg makes visit to Naval Station Norfolk