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All aboard the USS Iwo Jima

<p>U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel stand at the rails of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship passes the Statue of Liberty while entering New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010.   REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel stand at the rails of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship passes the Statue of Liberty while entering New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel stand at the rails of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship passes the Statue of Liberty while entering New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>The amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima sails up the Hudson River past the Empire State building during a parade of military ships kicking off the annual Fleet Week in New York, May 26, 2010.   REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

The amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima sails up the Hudson River past the Empire State building during a parade of military ships kicking off the annual Fleet Week in New York, May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Segar

The amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima sails up the Hudson River past the Empire State building during a parade of military ships kicking off the annual Fleet Week in New York, May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel stand at the rails of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel stand at the rails of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel stand at the rails of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel salute at the rails of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship passes the Manhattan skyline while moving up the Hudson River for Fleet Week in New York May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel salute at the rails of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship passes the Manhattan skyline while moving up the Hudson River for Fleet Week in New York May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel salute at the rails of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship passes the Manhattan skyline while moving up the Hudson River for Fleet Week in New York May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel line the rails on the bow of the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima as as she sails up the Hudson River past lower Manhattan during a parade of military ships kicking off the annual "Fleet Week" in New York May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Segar </p>

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel line the rails on the bow of the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima as as she sails up the Hudson River past lower Manhattan during a parade of military ships kicking off the annual "Fleet Week" in New York May...more

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel line the rails on the bow of the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima as as she sails up the Hudson River past lower Manhattan during a parade of military ships kicking off the annual "Fleet Week" in New York May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel smoke below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel smoke below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel smoke below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>U.S. Navy sailors compare their service ribbons in a berthing area below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson </p>

U.S. Navy sailors compare their service ribbons in a berthing area below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. Navy sailors compare their service ribbons in a berthing area below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>A U.S. Marine adjusts his service ribbons on his dress uniform in the berthing area below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

A U.S. Marine adjusts his service ribbons on his dress uniform in the berthing area below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A U.S. Marine adjusts his service ribbons on his dress uniform in the berthing area below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>U.S. Marines watch the film "Full Metal Jacket" in their berths below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson </p>

U.S. Marines watch the film "Full Metal Jacket" in their berths below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. Marines watch the film "Full Metal Jacket" in their berths below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>U.S. Marines play cards in their berthing area below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

U.S. Marines play cards in their berthing area below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. Marines play cards in their berthing area below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>A U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Major inspects fellow Marines below the deck of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

A U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Major inspects fellow Marines below the deck of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Major inspects fellow Marines below the deck of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>A U.S. Marine Corps cook works in a mess hall below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

A U.S. Marine Corps cook works in a mess hall below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A U.S. Marine Corps cook works in a mess hall below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>U.S. Navy personnel serve themselves in a mess hall below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

U.S. Navy personnel serve themselves in a mess hall below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. Navy personnel serve themselves in a mess hall below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>U.S. Marines wash dishes in a mess hall below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

U.S. Marines wash dishes in a mess hall below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. Marines wash dishes in a mess hall below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel watch USO dancers perform below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship travels towards New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson </p>

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel watch USO dancers perform below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship travels towards New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel watch USO dancers perform below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship travels towards New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel sing below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel sing below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel sing below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel inspect an amphibious craft stored below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel inspect an amphibious craft stored below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel inspect an amphibious craft stored below the decks of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>U.S. Navy personnel work on the bridge of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

U.S. Navy personnel work on the bridge of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. Navy personnel work on the bridge of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Captain Jeff Amick (R) looks at a navigation chart on the bridge of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

Captain Jeff Amick (R) looks at a navigation chart on the bridge of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Captain Jeff Amick (R) looks at a navigation chart on the bridge of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Captain Jeff Amick speaks on the telephone on the bridge of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson </p>

Captain Jeff Amick speaks on the telephone on the bridge of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Captain Jeff Amick speaks on the telephone on the bridge of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel line the rails on the bow of the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima as she sails up the Hudson River during a parade of military ships kicking off the annual Fleet Week in New York, May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel line the rails on the bow of the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima as she sails up the Hudson River during a parade of military ships kicking off the annual Fleet Week in New York, May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Mike...more

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel line the rails on the bow of the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima as she sails up the Hudson River during a parade of military ships kicking off the annual Fleet Week in New York, May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel stand at the rails of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship moors itself in New York for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel stand at the rails of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship moors itself in New York for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel stand at the rails of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship moors itself in New York for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>A U.S. Marine wipes his brow while standing at the rails of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship passes the Statue of Liberty while moving up the Hudson River for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

A U.S. Marine wipes his brow while standing at the rails of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship passes the Statue of Liberty while moving up the Hudson River for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A U.S. Marine wipes his brow while standing at the rails of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship passes the Statue of Liberty while moving up the Hudson River for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel line the rails in front of a Harrier jet on the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima as she sails up the Hudson River past the World Financial Center in lower Manhattan during a parade of military ships kicking off the annual Fleet Week in New York May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel line the rails in front of a Harrier jet on the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima as she sails up the Hudson River past the World Financial Center in lower Manhattan during a parade of military ships kicking...more

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel line the rails in front of a Harrier jet on the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima as she sails up the Hudson River past the World Financial Center in lower Manhattan during a parade of military ships kicking off the annual Fleet Week in New York May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>A U.S. Navy sailor takes a photograph of a gun firing from the deck of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

A U.S. Navy sailor takes a photograph of a gun firing from the deck of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A U.S. Navy sailor takes a photograph of a gun firing from the deck of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship enters New York Harbor for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>A U.S. Navy CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter lands on the deck of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

A U.S. Navy CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter lands on the deck of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A U.S. Navy CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter lands on the deck of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Members of the deck crew brace themselves against the rotor wash of a helicopter on the deck of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

Members of the deck crew brace themselves against the rotor wash of a helicopter on the deck of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Members of the deck crew brace themselves against the rotor wash of a helicopter on the deck of the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 25, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel watch the sunset from the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel watch the sunset from the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel watch the sunset from the USS Iwo Jima as the amphibious assault ship approaches New York for Fleet Week May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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