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Fleet Week New York City 2017

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New York City’s time-honored celebration of the sea services concluded May 30 as USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) departed the Manhattan Cruise Terminal’s Pier 88 after participating in Fleet Week New York. Facebook Underway! Shift colors!Earlier today, USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3) and other Fleet Week New York ships departed after participating …

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New York Fleet Week Edition of Faces of the Fleet

Fleet Week New York, now in its 28th 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 …

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Reflecting on San Francisco Fleet Week

More than 8,000 friends, family members and guests watch Sailors and Marines man the rails as they bring the ship to life during the commissioning ceremony of the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), Oct. 11. America is the first ship of its class and the fourth to bear the name. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan A. Colon/Released)

By Capt. Tom Spink, USN (retired)As a long-time resident of the San Francisco Bay Area, who also served here in uniform, I wanted to share information about a few of the outstanding outreach events conducted during Fleet Week, Oct. 6-13. Instituted in 1981 by then-Mayor Dianne Feinstein, San Francisco Fleet …

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