Sailors onboard USS Bataan pose for a "I heart New York" photograph in preparation for Fleet Week New York.
ATLANTIC OCEAN (May 1, 2016) Sailors onboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) pose for a "I heart New York" photograph in preparation for Fleet Week New York. Fleet Week New York provides an opportunity for the citizens of New York to witness first-hand the latest capabilities of today's maritime services and gain a better understanding of how the sea services support the maritime strategy and national defense of the United States. The Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard are warfighters first who train to be ready to operate forward to preserve peace, protect commerce, and deter aggression through forward presence. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raymond Minami/Released)160513-N-UM082-095
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