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Fleet Week New York Marines join rededication of park named for sole Medal of Honor prisoner of war May 29, 2012 — New York City rededicated the Donald Cook Square to late Brooklyn native Col. Donald Cook, May 25.Cook grew up in Brooklyn, where his childhood home was located within walking distance of the park.He joined the Marine Corps in 1957. During the Vietnam War, Cook volunteered to lead a nine-manned reconnaissance mission to search for a downed MORE
Fleet Week New York 2012 Marine Day in Times Square May 29, 2012 — As part of Fleet Week New York 2012, Marines displayed Marine Corps weapons, equipment and culture during Marine day in Times Square, May 26.“We’re here to show the public what we’re all about,” said Master Gunnery Sgt. Larry DeYott, senior enlisted advisor at the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory. “The people want to know what the Marine Corps MORE
Marines to hold final toy drive in Times Square with tactical vehicles December 21, 2011 — Marines will load Toys for Tots donations into tactical vehicles in Times Square from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Dec. 19 to Friday, Dec. 24, during their final collection of toys before Christmas.There will be the following opportunities for members of the media:-Limited availability to ride to and from the toy warehouse in the tactical vehicle MORE
Marine becomes citizen at Statue of Liberty 125th birthday October 28, 2011 — Lance Cpl. Tomas Roginski was one of a few Marines, sailors, airmen, Coast Guardsmen and soldiers to join a group of 125 immigrants in receiving their citizenship on Liberty Island, here, Oct. 28. The event was part of the day-long celebration of the 125th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty's dedication. The Department of Homeland Security MORE
Camp Bucca, Iraq flag presented to namesake's family September 16, 2010 — The commanding officer of Camp Bucca, Iraq, the largest internment camp in American history, presented their flag to the family of Ronald Bucca Sr. above the New York City Fire Museum Sept. 11. Bucca, a New York City fire marshal, was killed in the World Trade Center attack on Sept. 11, 2001. In 2003, the detention facility was renamed in his honor MORE
Wounded Warriors hit the shore, surf Long Beach July 29, 2010 — Tara Hutchinson smiled more than you'd expect for someone who could barely stand on a surf board. She had wiped out more times than anyone else in the water, and yet she paddled back out for another go.The retired Army sergeant first class has spent the last four years undergoing countless surgeries after loosing her leg in Iraq, and without that MORE
Marines lead ground zero memorial run June 1, 2010 — Marines, Sailors and Coast Guardsmen joined New York police and fire fighters for a run to the World Trade Center site in honor of those that died during the Sept. 11 attacks and throughout the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.The 400 cadence-calling runners traversed a mile and a half of Manhattan's financial district amid cheering New Yorkers before MORE
Fleet Week service members remember fallen troops May 31, 2010 — Every Memorial Day, citizens and veterans from New York City gather at the Soldier’s and Sailor’s monument in Manhattan, N.Y. for the annual Soldier’s and Sailor’s Memorial Day Observation.This year, Marines and sailors from 3rd Battalion, 9th Marine  Regiment , Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force New York, and the USS Iwo Jima attend the MORE
Marine Day comes to Times Square May 30, 2010 — The Marines of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force New York displayed Marine Corps vehicles, weapons and tactics for passersby during Marine Day at Times Square May 28.Tourists and local New Yorkers got the chance to watch martial arts and military working dog demonstrations thought the day. "This whole area was packed with people watching MORE
Fleet Week service members visit senior center May 30, 2010 — Several service members from the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima, and Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force New York, visited with some of New York’s senior citizens at the Jewish Association for Services for the Aged program’s Williamsburg Senior Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., May 28, 2010, as part of Fleet Week New York’s community MORE

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