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@USNPeople Weekly Wire Rundown: Old Glory

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (March 17, 2014) The Cyclone-class coastal patrol ship USS Hurricane (PC 3) leads other coastal patrol ships assigned to Patrol Coastal Squadron 1 (PCRON 1) in formation during a divisional tactics exercise. PCRON-1 is deployed supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charles Oki/Released)

To celebrate the Fourth of July and our Nation’s independence, the Weekly Wire Rundown presents a reading of “Old Glory,” a poem that captures the special relationship between the National Ensign and men and women who serve in the armed forces to protect the freedoms our flag represents.    WWR …

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