Images: Marines set up shop at Times Square [Image 2 of 5]
New Yorkers and tourists test their strength on a Marine Corps pull-up bar at New York City's Times Square, May 27. Various units from II Marine Expeditionary Force and Marine Forces Reserve have organized under the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit to form the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force - New York. The Marines embarked on the Navy's Amphibious Assault Ships, the USS Iwo Jima (LHD -7) and USS New York (LPD-21) to take part in Fleet Week New York 2011 from May 25 to June 1. The Marines will showcase the capabilities of the MAGTF, and also honor those who have served by participating in various events during Memorial Day weekend.