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.
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.
Tall ships and sailors aren’t the only specialties coming to the Big Apple for Fleet Week.
OpSail 2012 will mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
In a Fleet Week that’s been marked by both celebration and devastation, one Navy Sailor is tackling New York City head-on.
Fleet week is in full force on this Memorial Day, with several events scheduled for locals and tourists.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
A 22-year-old Marine visiting Manhattan for the first time was struck and killed by a car while crossing 12th Avenue.
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.
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.
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.
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.