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Date:
May 27, 2017
Time:
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:
Eisenhower Park
Address:
Merrick and Stewart avenues
East Meadow, NY 11554

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MANGANO: MARINE AND NAVY HELICOPTER LANDING AT EISENHOWER PARK

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Navy “Leap Frogs” Parachute Team and Navy/Marine Raid Force Demonstrations Part of 2017 Fleet Week Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that Nassau County will once again host a Marine and Navy Helicopter Landing in Eisenhower Park on Saturday, May 27th as part of the “Fleet Week 2017” activities in New York City. The free event, billed “Raid New York” will be the only Marine/Navy helicopter landing on Long Island. Spectators are invited to board the aircraft once landed and meet with military personnel. Navy Landing at 10:00 a.m. The U.S. Navy Parachute Team, the Leap Frogs, based in San Diego, California will perform an aerial parachute demonstration showcasing the skills of the Naval Special Warfare Team. The team is celebrating their 43rd Anniversary this year. In addition, a combined team of members from the U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team (EOD) and a Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron will present a mine countermeasures demonstration.