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    Fleet Week New York

    Fleet Week New York

    Photo By Petty Officer 1st Class Kenneth Robinson | Petty Officer 1st Class Jason Diaz... read more read more

    STATEN ISLAND/NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES

    05.29.2010

    Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Kenneth Robinson 

    Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 17

    STATEN ISLAND, New York. – Petty Officer 1st Class Jason Diaz, a native of Honolulu, Hawaii, assigned to USS De Wert is currently attending the 23rd Fleet Week hosted by the city of New York.

    Diaz, the son of Rogelid and Felicidad Diaz, who reside in Honolulu, remarked
    "It's great to represent the United States Navy during Fleet Week New York 2010."

    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 14:09
    Story ID: 50515
    Location: STATEN ISLAND/NEW YORK, NY, US

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