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Fleet Week 2011


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This past Friday a couple of classmates and I went to visit Fleet Week. We hit up both the Iwo Jima and New York.

 

The Iwo Jima

 

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The Iwo Jima.

 

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Marines aboard the Iwo Jima demonstrate the operation of their M777 howitzer.

 

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A Marine describes the weaponry aboard an LAV.

 

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The Iwo Jima's Battle E award.

 

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A Marine pilot describes his AH-1W.

 

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What death looks like.

 

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Giant number on the side of the tower.

 

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The tailfin of a V-22.

 

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An officer tapes an interview aboard the Iwo Jima.

 

Coffee Break: The Staten Island Ferry

 

We hopped the ferry to the other exhibit. Shots taken from the Andrew J. Barberi.

 

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A ferry approaches...

 

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It's the Samuel J. Newhouse!

 

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Off to Whitehall she goes.

 

The New York

 

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From the pier.

 

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The USS Kauffman.

 

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A sailor proudly points out...

 

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...the WTC steel in the hull.

 

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A Marine describes his M1A1 tank.

 

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The ammunition aboard the M1A1. These are dummies.

 

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The well deck of the New York.

 

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View forward from an LCAC.

 

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M9 Beretta.

 

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Finally, a plaque made of WTC steel.

 

Hope you enjoyed. I certainly had a lot of fun.

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