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.
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.
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.
From parades to solemn ceremonies, Memorial Day is the day we honor those who died defending our freedoms.
Fabian Gonzalez, 21, was shot and killed while walking with his cousin in Parkchester.
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.
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.