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2011 Year in Photos (May)

USMC in NYC

Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit lead a run to Ground Zero in New York City, May 31. The majority of Marines with the 24th MEU joined the Marine Corps after the attacks of Sept. 11. More than 3,000 Marines and sailors in the area are participating in community outreach events and equipment demonstrations as part of Fleet Week New York 2011. This is the 27th year New York has hosted the sea services for Fleet Week. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton)

Zeroing In

Lance Cpl. Pete Shea, rifleman, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, attempts a new firing position here May 9 during the 2011 Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting. Shea said he learned the position while watching other nations compete. AASAM is an annual, international combat-marksmanship competition hosted by the Australian Army which took place May 9-19. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Mark W. Stroud)

And One

All-Marine wheelchair basketball player Lance Cpl. Austin Allen, a native of Effingham, S.C., shoots a foul shot during a game against the All-Navy/Coast Guard team May 18 at the Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Marines beat the Navy 28-9. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Michael S. Cifuentes)

Finishing Touches

In a small, forgotten village town of Calfa, Moldova, Sgt. Stephen A. Allgire, combat engineer, Black Sea Rotational Force 11, welds the finishing touches on a gate that will be installed at the local kindergarten. Marine reserve civil affairs specialists and combat engineers of Black Sea Rotational Force 11 travelled north to villages in the Topolog region to reach out and directly impact remote communities and local schools by building a school fence in Calfa village and passing out small donations to schools in Mandra, Cerbu, Luminata, and Margurele, May 4. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tatum Vayavananda)

Smooth is Fast

Lance Cpl. Alfred Castaneda, a rifleman with 3rd Platoon, Landing Force Company, demonstrates a combat glide during Military Operations in Urban Terrain training with Marines from Korps Marinir, 2nd Marines, 6th Brigade, Tentara National Indonesia. The Marines and Sailors are participating in Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2011. CARAT is an annual bilateral exercise held between the U.S. and Southeast Asia nations with the goals of enhancing regional cooperation, promoting mutual trust and understanding, and increasing operational readiness throughout the participating nations. While in Indonesia, the servicemembers from both nations will train together on martial arts, military operations in urban terrain, jungle survival, combat marksmanship, sniper rifles and combat lifesaving skills. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Aaron Hostutler)

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