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Fleet Week Gives Sea Services, Big Apple the Chance to Shine

This is Fleet Week in New York City, an annual rite of celebration and memorial solemnity that will give an estimated 1,500 service personnel from the Coast Guard, Navy and Marines a chance to experience the Big Apple up close, and offer New Yorkers a chance to mingle with members of the armed forces who are often out of sight on bases or serving abroad.   As a Coast Guard cutter festooned with the pennants of many nations passed by Wednesday morning on its way to its Hudson River...

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