Standing alongside the foot print of the South Tower, a group of sailors, Marines, and Coast Guard members received their promotions.
A Coast Guard cutter was on the water Monday looking for a 26-foot sailboat off Long Island after the boater reported Sunday it was taking on water.
A 22-year-old Marine visiting Manhattan for the first time was struck and killed by a car while crossing 12th Avenue.
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.
The families at Thursdays’ celebration come from all over the country and the food is prepared by the Union League Club who started serving holiday meals to troops during the Civil War.