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    Fleet Week New York

    STATEN ISLAND, NY, UNITED STATES

    05.29.2010

    Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Kenneth Robinson 

    Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 17

    STATEN ISLAND, New York. – Lt. Eric A. Coop, a native of Fairfield, Calif., assigned to USS De Wert is currently attending the 23rd Fleet Week hosted by the City of New York.

    More than 3,000 members of the Maritime Services are participating in the yearly event hosted by the city. The event includes military demonstrations, sporting events, ship tours, Staten Island Music Festival, parades and a chance to meet the men and women of the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

    USS De Wert recently returned from a six-month deployment in the Horn of Africa protecting the sea lines of communication from piracy. USS De Wert's mission is to provide air, submarine, and surface protection for carrier battle groups, underway replenishment forces, amphibious groups, and convoys.

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    Date Taken: 05.29.2010
    Date Posted: 05.29.2010 14:02
    Story ID: 50514
    Location: STATEN ISLAND, NY, US 

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