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Fleet Week

The USS Iwo Jima at Pier 88 on May 25, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for USO of Metropolitan New York)

Fleet Week Fun Continues In NYC

With the arrival of Fleet Week comes an array of events that not only gives New Yorkers a first hand-look at the equipment used by our service members, but also gives us a chance to meet them.


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

Marines Take Part In Fleet Week Festivities In Battery Park

Hundreds of Marines who are here for Fleet Week are taking part in Marine Day in Battery Park. Marines demonstrated weaponry, held pull-up competitions and posed for pictures with the public.


Police, military personnel investigate Fleet Week tragedy (credit: CBS 2)

Young Marine Killed Crossing NYC Street During Fleet Week

A 22-year-old Marine visiting Manhattan for the first time was struck and killed by a car while crossing 12th Avenue.


B-29 at Republic Airport - Farmingdale, NY - May 26, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Pacific War Veterans Gather On Long Island Beneath Plane That Ended WWII

As sailors descend upon New York City for the 24th annual Fleet Week event, two Long Island veterans were recognized in an emotional tribute in Farmingdale.


(credit: Mark Mason/

USS New York Visits NYC During Fleet Week

The USS New York, which includes 7.5 tons of steel salvaged from the collapsed World Trade Center, steamed into her namesake’s harbor Wednesday as Navy ships and Coast Guard cutters dropped anchor for Fleet Week.


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

Fleet Week New York Guide 2011

Approximately 3,000 Navy sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen are back in New York City for this year’s event. Here are some of the week’s highlights.


(Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

B&C Morning Show: Al ‘Hughes’ Dukes Offers Some Fleet Week Tips

Al is both excited and concerned that it’s Fleet Week here in New York. With that in mind, he put together a couple “Fleet Week Tips” to help everyone navigate through the event.


(credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC’s 7 Best Bars To Meet A Man In Uniform

Whether you’re looking to meet a soldier visiting for Fleet Week, or one of New York’s own finest or bravest, we’ve narrowed down the bars and pubs for you.

CBS New York–05/23/2011