Many gathered in downtown Locust Valley as a portion of Forest Avenue was renamed Sgt. Robert Hendriks Way.
Marines Fire Artillery Rockets in Saudi Arabia
U.S. Marines with High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Detachment, Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fire rockets and conduct a HIMARS Rapid Aerial Infiltration during a theater amphibious combat rehearsal (TACR) in Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, March 6 - 11. TACR integrates U.S. Navy and Marine Corps assets to practice and rehearse a range of critical combat-related capabilities available to U.S. Central Command, both afloat and ashore, to promote stability and security in the region. The 15th MEU is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Brendan Mullin)