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Fleet Week

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.


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.


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.


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.”


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.


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.


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.”


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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.


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.


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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.