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A Sailor visits the Cole Memorial on the 18th anniversary of the attack on the ship.
181012-N-VC599-0030.JPG Photo By: MC2 Justin Wolpert

NORFOLK, Va. - NORFOLK (Oct. 12, 2018) A Sailor visits the Cole Memorial on the 18th anniversary of the attack on the ship. Cole friends, family and shipmates, both past and present, gathered at Naval Station Norfolk for the 18th remembrance of the USS Cole terrorist attack. Seventeen Sailors lost their lives and another 39 sustained injuries while the crew worked for 96 consecutive hours to keep the ship afloat. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)


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