NYC FLEET WEEK 2012, May 23th - 29th
USS New York (made of steel from the World Trade Center Ruins )
leads parade of Ships on the Hudson River Fleet Week 2011
Thousands of Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen from U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and international navy ships will participate in Fleet Week NYC this week.
Hosted every year Memorial Day week, Fleet Week New York is the City's celebration of the sea services. This annual event also provides an opportunity for the citizens of New York City and the surrounding Tri-State area to meet Sailors, and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness first hand the latest capabilities of today's Navy, Marine Corp.and Coast Guard Team.
This year's Fleet Week also marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and will welcome Tall Ships from around the globe.
To all the Sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsman participating in Fleet week in NYC - Welcome to the Big Apple and thank you for your brave service.
Hope you all enjoy experiencing all the sights and sounds and hospitality of "the city that never sleeps"
Have a Great Week!