Service Men and Women Invade The Big Apple for Fleet Week

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NBC Today Show Host Savannah Gutherie Covering Fleet Week 2015 in the Streets of The Big Apple

 

Many service members witnessed the concert portion just outside featuring pop singer Meghan Trainor."I came here today just to see Meghan Trainor," said Fireman Charles Boze, from Rolla, Missouri. "She has a great voice and I appreciate what she does for the kids."Other service members attended simply because the event was live on television.

 

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The Guided Missile Cruiser USS Anzio (CG-68) Sails Past the Statue of Liberty at the Beginning of Fleet Week 2004 in New York City

Fleet Week NY, now in its 27th year, is the city's time-honored celebration of the sea services. It is an unparalleled opportunity for the citizens of New York and the surrounding tri-state area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today's maritime services.

 

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Marines Demonstrate Marine Corps Martial Arts Program Techniques

Times Square, NYC 2010

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Auckland, New Zealand 1908

Fleet Week celebrations were sometimes also held overseas, as in 1908, when the Great White Fleet visited Auckland, New Zealand.

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San Diego, California 2003 aboard the USS John C. Stennis

 

Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Chad Mullins, from Murfreesboro Tenn., and other sailors "Man the Rails" on the flight deck of USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) as the ship arrives in port for the annual San Diego Fleet Week parade of ships ceremony. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Joshua Word.

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