U.S. Marines, Sailors Enjoy Thanksgiving Feast on Ship

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Walter Duncan, left, receives a Thanksgiving meal from 1st Sgt. Gregory Mitchell aboard the USS New York in the 6th Fleet area of responsibility, Nov. 22, 2012. All three ships of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group served Thanksgiving dinner to their crew. Ducan and Mitchell are assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, deployed as an expeditionary crisis response force to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tucker S. Wolf
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpls. LaTrace Thompson, left, and Ethan Sherer prepare turkeys on Thanksgiving for the Marines and sailors aboard the USS New York in the 6th Fleet area of responsibility, Nov. 22, 2012.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tucker S. Wolf
  • Serving pans of roasted turkey for a Thanksgiving meal sit ready for Marines and sailors assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group aboard the USS New York, Nov. 22, 2012. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Michael Petersheim
  • U.S. Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Devon Knight adds frosting to a Thanksgiving cake for Marines and sailors assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group aboard the USS New York in the 6th Fleet area of responsibility, Nov. 22, 2012.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Michael Petersheim
  • A Thanksgiving cake awaits Marines and sailors for their Thanksgiving dessert aboard the USS New York in the 6th Fleet area of responsibility, Nov. 22, 2012. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tucker S. Wolf