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: Scientists, Emergency Planners Conducting Air Flow Study In NYC This Week To Improve Response Protocols
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: City Panel Votes To Remove Thomas Jefferson Statue At City Hall
“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: Law Enforcement: Suspect Arrested In Killing Of New Rochelle Taxi Driver Was Wanted For Crimes In Multiple States
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