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Rich Croll, a Toledo, Ohio, native, talks to Lance Cpl. Lee Brophy, with 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, based at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., while holding a M230B machine gun at Voinovich Park in Cleveland June 15 during Marine Week Cleveland which ends June 17. Various displays showcasing Marine Corps equipment, aircraft and technology are available for viewing at Gateway Plaza and Voinovich Park. More than 750 Marines are participating in Marine Week to commemorate the city's support for the military and celebrate community, country and Corps. - Rich Croll, a Toledo, Ohio, native, talks to Lance Cpl. Lee Brophy, with 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, based at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., while holding a M230B machine gun at Voinovich Park in Cleveland June 15 during Marine Week Cleveland which ends June 17. Various displays showcasing Marine Corps equipment, aircraft and technology are available for viewing at Gateway Plaza and Voinovich Park. More than 750 Marines are participating in Marine Week to commemorate the city's support for the military and celebrate community, country and Corps.

Derek Brown, a 12-year-old Cleveland native, shows his excitement as he gets his chance inside a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain vehicle outside the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland June 12, 2012. The Marine Corps Systems Command displays, which are part of Marine Week Cleveland, included vehicles, uniforms, gear and equipment currently in use by the Marine Corps in addition to historical items from the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Clevelanders got the chance to try on pieces of gear and equipment, fire rifles in a simulated range and control Marine Corps robotic systems. More than 750 Marines will be in Cleveland all week displaying Marine aircraft, vehicles and equipment, as well as interacting and sharing with the public the values and character of the Marine Corps. One of the culminating events will be a Marine Air Ground Task Force demonstration, which showcases Marines' ability to assault from ship-to-shore via ground and air, June 16-17 at Burke Lakefront Airport. - Derek Brown, a 12-year-old Cleveland native, shows his excitement as he gets his chance inside a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain vehicle outside the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland June 12, 2012. The Marine Corps Systems Command displays, which are part of Marine Week Cleveland, included vehicles, uniforms, gear and equipment currently in use by the Marine Corps in addition to historical items from the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Clevelanders got the chance to try on pieces of gear and equipment, fire rifles in a simulated range and control Marine Corps robotic systems. More than 750 Marines will be in Cleveland all week displaying Marine aircraft, vehicles and equipment, as well as interacting and sharing with the public the values and character of the Marine Corps. One of the culminating events will be a Marine Air Ground Task Force demonstration, which showcases Marines' ability to assault from ship-to-shore via ground and air, June 16-17 at Burke Lakefront Airport.

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