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Posted on 05/29/2011


Photo taken on May 25, 2011



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Manning the Rails....

Manning the Rails....
Marine and Sailors aboard the USS Iwo Jima (LHD-7) Man the Rails, as the ship pulls into the New York City harbor May 24, 2011. Various units from II Marine Expeditionary Force and Marines Forces Reserve have organized under the 24th MEU to form the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force - New York. The Marines are embarking on the Navy’s Amphibious Assault Ships, the USS Iwo Jima (LHD -7) and USS New York (LPD-21) to take part in New York City's Fleet Week from May 25 to June 1, 2011. There, the Marines will showcase the capabilities of the MAGTF, and also honor those who have served by participating in various events during the Memorial Day weekend.

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