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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.
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.
Giancarlo Gomez, 4, tries to see if all of the parts are really stuck on.
Lcpl. Eric Cotter (r.) stands beside 21-year-old Akil Rosal, who enlisted in the Marines and is reporting for duty next month.
Gannon Strother, 41/2, and Bryce Meadocroft play inside the helicopter.
Jeaneth Lliguicota, 10, of Corona tries on a pair of goggles.
Visitors were able to board a V22 Osprey helicopter.
Steven Contreras of Elmhurst tries out the helmet and gun of Sgt. Jack Latham.
Marisol Camargo (r.) tests out the equipment carried by Sgt. Jack Latham.
Howard Beach resident Christopher Magliulo stands in front of the Osprey.
Merlin Rosal (l.) gets some assistance trying on Marine gear from Lcpl. Eric Cotter (r.).
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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