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Marines land in Flushing Meadows for Fleet Week

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Ssgt. James Helms from Big Springs, Tx. poses with a group of children.
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Flushing resident Abel Sanxhaktri, 2 1/2, gets a lesson in looking into a scope from Marine 2nd Lcpl. Adrian Guerrero as Abel's father Jimmy looks on.
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Giancarlo Gomez, 4, tries to see if all of the parts are really stuck on.
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Lcpl. Eric Cotter (r.) stands beside 21-year-old Akil Rosal, who enlisted in the Marines and is reporting for duty next month.
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Gannon Strother, 41/2, and Bryce Meadocroft play inside the helicopter.
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Jeaneth Lliguicota, 10, of Corona tries on a pair of goggles.
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Visitors were able to board a V22 Osprey helicopter.
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Steven Contreras of Elmhurst tries out the helmet and gun of Sgt. Jack Latham.
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Marisol Camargo (r.) tests out the equipment carried by Sgt. Jack Latham.
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Howard Beach resident Christopher Magliulo stands in front of the Osprey.
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Merlin Rosal (l.) gets some assistance trying on Marine gear from Lcpl. Eric Cotter (r.).
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Flushing resident Abel Sanxhaktri, 2 1/2, gets a lesson in looking into a scope from Marine 2nd Lcpl. Adrian Guerrero.

Marines from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264, the “Black Knights,” landed in Flushing Meadows Corona Park Sunday during a Fleet Week demonstration.

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