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USS New York makes first Strait of Gibraltar transit, protected by her Marines and Sailors.

Cpl. Sean S. Jeffries, a scout sniper with Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, stands ready behind an M40A5 sniper rifle to provide security for the ship as she passes through the Straits of Gibraltar, April 20, 2012. The 24th MEU is currently deployed with the Navy's Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group as a theater reserve and crisis response force capable of a variety of missions from full-scale combat operations to humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.



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This work, USS New York makes first Strait of Gibraltar transit, protected by her Marines and Sailors. [Image 6 of 6], by Cpl Michael Petersheim, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.20.2012

Date Posted:04.22.2012 13:10

Photo ID:563480

VIRIN:120420-M-HF911-027

Resolution:1980x1440

Size:236.96 KB

Location:USS NEW YORK, AT SEA

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