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Fleet Week

College Point Memorial Day Parade, May 26, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Parades Held Across Region To Honor Memorial Day

In College Point, Queens, the annual parade stepped off Sunday afternoon. The parade featured about 1,000 participants.

05/26/2013

Servicemen Take In The Big Apple During NYC's Fleet Week

New York City’s ‘Fleet Week’ Canceled Due To Federal Budget Cuts

In a statement, Director of Public Affairs Beth Baker said there will be no Navy ships, sailors or Marines in New York City this year for Fleet Week.

04/24/2013

The USS New York passes by the Statue of Liberty. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sequester Budget Cuts Likely Mean The End Of New York City’s ‘Fleet Week’

In his 12th and final year as mayor, Michael Bloomberg will have to pull a rabbit out of a hat to find a way to celebrate Fleet Week without the fleet.

04/11/2013

Col. Ken DeTreux addresses Marines at the 9/11 Memorial - New York, NY - May 29, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Marines Lay Wreath At World Trade Center Site

To cap off Fleet Week, hundreds of Marines gathered Monday for a wreath-laying ceremony at the World Trade Center site, WCBS 880′s Alex Silverman reported.

05/29/2012

Memorial Day ceremony at the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ monument in NYC on Monday, May 28, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Memorial Day Services, Events Honor Fallen Service Members

From parades to solemn ceremonies, Memorial Day is the day we honor those who died defending our freedoms.

05/28/2012

Fabian Gonzalez (credit: CBS 2)

Air Force Veteran In NYC For Fleet Week Shot And Killed

Fabian Gonzalez, 21, was shot and killed while walking with his cousin in Parkchester.

05/28/2012

Jones Beach air show

Looking For Something To Do This Memorial Day Weekend? CBSNewYork Can Help

The holiday weekend is filled with lots to do here in our area, whether we get rain or sunshine. And we’ve got many options for you to explore.

05/25/2012

Manning The Rails on the U.S.S Wasp past the WTC site (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Thousands Of Servicemen And Women Sail Into NYC For Fleet Week 2012

Fleet Week is a celebration of the Navy, Marine and Coast Guard teams who protect our shores and gives New Yorkers a chance to meet those service members in person.

05/23/2012

Marines with Special Marine Ground Task Force demonstrated the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (credit: Marine Corp New York/Flickr)

New York Fleet Week Event Guide 2012

Approximately 6,000 Navy sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen will sail into Manhattan this week for this year’s event. Here are some of the week’s highlights.

05/23/2012

A period schooner passes the USS Carr during the start of Fleet Week May 25, 2011 in New York City.  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fleet Week Brings Food, Drink Specials To Manhattan

Tall ships and sailors aren’t the only specialties coming to the Big Apple for Fleet Week.

05/21/2012

A US Coast Guard ship sails by the Statue of Liberty during the OpSail 2000 Parade of Tall Ships in July 2000.  (credit: Joyce Naltchayan/AFP/Getty Images)

17 Tall Ships To Sail Into New York City For OpSail 2012

OpSail 2012 will mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

04/12/2012

Sailors stand on the deck of the USS Iwo Jima as it passes by the Statue of Liberty to kick off Fleet Week in New York, Wednesday, May 25, 2011. Fleet Week ends on Memorial Day with a military flyover honoring American military personnel who lost their lives in service.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Fleet Week Soldiers Take In The Sights And Sounds Of New York City

In a Fleet Week that’s been marked by both celebration and devastation, one Navy Sailor is tackling New York City head-on.

05/30/2011

USS Iwo Jima (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Fleet Week Events Continue Through Memorial Day

Fleet week is in full force on this Memorial Day, with several events scheduled for locals and tourists.

05/30/2011

Marine Captain Zubah Koweh proposes to girlfriend Navy Ensign Amy Sullivan on stage at the Broadway musical "Anything Goes" (credit: CBS 2)

Marine Proposes To Girlfriend In Front Of Audience At Broadway Musical ‘Anything Goes’

Marine Captain Zubah Koweh surprised his Navy-Ensign girlfriend Amy Sullivan with a marriage proposal before an audience of a thousand people at “Anything Goes.”

05/29/2011

(Credit: Mark Mason/CBSNewYork.com)

USS New York Adopted By 9/11 Families At Ceremony In Staten Island

The USS New York – which includes 7.5 tons of World Trade Center Steel its hull – was adopted by September 11 families in a special ceremony in Staten Island.

05/28/2011

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