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Hi -- Christian -- good morning we're really thrilled to have you with us especially here in New York looking over.
It's skyline of New York where we shouldn't be -- Twin Towers right now we know that there on your -- section a about the USS New York.
They are we have some have tons are built into we'll trade center still -- about the ship as something that each of the 350 remembers keeps winning season.
-- -- Our mission is similar to disappear we're now -- amphibious transport -- there our mission is to take 700 Marines and equipment and ago and its place in the world.
Urinating there right I and you -- Murray on your -- we do and you take -- -- Wherever the army and they -- -- -- -- -- -- we get taken literally anywhere around the world that the oceans warm which is you know and two thirds of the world.
And our our mission can be anywhere from all combat operations and those ranks all the way down to.
Humanitarian assistance and disaster relief that whole spectrum that that runs in between.
So -- you know as is any isn't just fighting for is also a global force going -- -- you're going around -- -- disaster relief.
Absolutely right -- her sister -- in the same class.
Participated unified response and participated and really governments and -- Right yeah sure background how did you get the honor of being the commander of this the first commander of the USS New York.
Well first apparently knows very look at it and I think being from New York to ensure that that helps on the I've worked on and -- war.
Now than in the navy Tony -- years and it's truly an honor.
You know compare that I've been selected haven't suffered through.
You know you got a whole lot of stuff going on here I'm what is that morning.
I'm sorry -- -- -- willingness to advance shiny little girl and.
And that tells tells people that on the surface -- -- so I like this lesson in the navy.
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That that would call -- -- fencing that tells people that -- -- -- and isn't -- here says that -- in command of English ship -- wanted something weird don't run.
On the -- -- and insisting previously had.
Okay and -- all that other stuff yeah yeah.
Is and in I'm sorry gotta excel and a lot of the a lot of -- -- a lot of things does not know where -- -- New -- being.
Primarily we've been doing training once you do once you build a ship forensics.
A period -- time to get that it proves global provisions.
And we also aren't exercising -- as it sits in the past -- -- delivered in August and -- commission obviously -- -- in New York right hasn't.
We spent the last three months doing operations and testing testing our combat since the first seven.
We're not clear that actually we'll just hear the friendship of this class communities -- has got to go through this process.
Remember you're taking -- -- Thank you Telecom building and you think you've got a little pencils in place and he's got -- -- -- -- We do the same thing on -- shipment included and that is -- -- how we're gonna do.
Make water couldn't figure out how we're.
Generate power gonna figure out how to play here we are all these things on understood because we're broke away from from.
-- from land.
-- ally here amongst among my position -- answer absolutely absolutely crucial those kinds of grain and and then as you move on what we've been doing the last couple months is working with the Marines and practicing some of him in his assault things that we can.
Okay well we -- really honored to have with us commander Kirk Jones he's the commander of the USS New York which is built from the wreckage of the Twin Towers.
And it shows that good Americans.
Rise again I think -- I -- so we're really honored to have you with us.
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