Hundreds of Marines who are here for Fleet Week are taking part in Marine Day in Battery Park. Marines demonstrated weaponry, held pull-up competitions and posed for pictures with the public.READ MORE: Police: Woman Attacked With Sock Full Of Coins With Son On Subway
1010 WINS Glenn Schuck reports: Marines Take Part In Battery Park’s Marine Day
“This is great being to walk around and interact and talk to the guys,” said one man. “It’s just great to have them here.”READ MORE: COVID Vaccine: Bronx Residents Can Begin Scheduling Appointments For Johnson & Johnson Shots
“I’m three generations Marine Corps in my family,” said one woman. “They’re unbelievable, I can’t thank them enough, so stop by every time you see someone in uniform and say thank you.”
The event is just one of many going on for Fleet Week. Marine Day is all day Saturday in Battery Park from 9am to 4pm.MORE NEWS: COVID 1 Year: 'Long Haulers' Still On Long Road To Recovery, 'A Complete Lifestyle Change'
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