Helicopters practicing martial law in Staten Island’s Clove Lakes Park?
June 2nd, 2009 in Breaking News
Helicopters land in Staten Island’s Clove Lakes Park - SILive.com.
ADVANCE PHOTO/BILL LYONSAfter landing their helicopter, Marines take control of Clove Lakes Park during a demonstration as part of Fleet Week.
Don’t be alarmed — Staten Island isn’t under attack.
Two helicopters carrying visiting U.S. Marines landed in Staten Island’s Clove Lakes Park this afternoon, as two additonal choppers circled, for a simulated raid as part of Fleet Week festivities.
The helicopters touched down at 3 p.m. near the baseball fields.
The event is open to the public.
In recent years, Fleet Week festivities have included mock raids at the public park to give civilians a feel for how soldiers operate in battle.
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