Fleet Week San Diego Begins

November 6, 2019 – USS San Diego (LPD 22) and USCGC Robert Ward (WPC 1130) and local Marines arrived at Broadway Pier in downtown San Diego, Nov. 5, to begin a week-long tribute to the sea services during the 22nd annual Fleet Week San Diego (FWSD) through Nov. 12. FWSD is an opportunity for the American public to meet their Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard teams and experience the U.S. sea services. During fleet week, service members will have the opportunity to participate in various community service events, showcase…

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San Francisco Fleet Week Kicks Off

October 8, 2019 – The 39th annual San Francisco Fleet Week kicked off Oct. 6 as ships arrived bringing U.S. Navy, Marines, and Coastguardsmen together with the city to celebrate the military sea services. This year is expected to be one of the largest San Francisco Fleet Weeks with eight ships and more than 2,300 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsman participating. “I would like to thank the San Francisco Fleet Week Association for putting together, what I think to be an amazing week to celebrate Fleet Week right here in San Francisco,”…

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Coast Guard Participates in San Francisco Fleet Week

October 6, 2019 – Coast Guard personnel and assets are scheduled to participate in and conduct maritime safety and security operations for the San Francisco Fleet Week, which is scheduled to kick off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival of military vessels to the Port of San Francisco. Fleet Week includes a variety of ship tours and static displays from several branches of the Armed Services. The Coast Guard and other governmental agencies are scheduled to participate in Fleet Week events along the San Francisco waterfront.…

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San Diego Fleet Week Coming in November

Fleet Week has a long history in San Diego, from Theodore Roosevelt’s “Great White Fleet” gracing the city’s shores in 1908 to more than 100 ships visiting “America’s Finest City” in 1935 for the California Pacific International Exposition. Now, home port to 57 U.S. Navy ships, three major Marine Corps bases, and a robust Coast Guard element, San Diego is no stranger to the sea services, but the opportunity to get a public, up-close look at the military forces in the county is a rare occurrence, happening only a couple…

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Los Angeles Fleet Week kicks off with ship arrivals

August 27, 2019 – The City of Los Angeles welcomed more than 1,200 Sailors and Marines to the Los Angeles and San Pedro area for a weeklong tribute to the sea services during the fourth annual Los Angeles Fleet Week being held Aug. 27 – Sept. 2. Los Angeles Fleet Week offers the public an opportunity to tour naval ships, engage with service members, and enjoy a variety of displays and events throughout the week. It also gives the public an opportunity to gain a better understanding of the sea…

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San Francisco Fleet Week Air Show Presented by United Announces 2019 Performer Lineup

May 6, 2019 – The San Francisco Fleet Week Association is pleased to announce the performer lineup for The 2019 San Francisco Fleet Week Air Show Presented By United. The show, produced by The Air Show Network, will take place over three days on October 11th, 12th and 13th with the world-famous U.S. Navy Blue Angels as the headline act. In its inaugural year, F-35 Demonstration Team will be making its Bay Area debut, showcasing the most advanced air power of the U.S. Air Force. “Being one of only 16…

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Ships Announced for 2019 New York City Fleet Review

March 27, 2019 – Five U.S. Navy ships, three U.S. Coast Guard cutters, four U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Yard Patrol boats (YPs), one Military Sealift Command ship, and two Royal Canadian Navy vessels will participate during 2019 Fleet Week New York (FWNY), May 22-28. It is anticipated that approximately 2,600 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen will participate this year. Ship and pier locations include: Manhattan, Pier 88: (Tours will be closed Sunday, May 26) • San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS New York (LPD 21), from Mayport, Florida will embark…

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Navy to Sail into the Magic City for Miami Navy Week

March 19, 2019 – Miami, the “Magic City,” will get the chance to add to its rich maritime history when it hosts Navy Week, March 25-30, in conjunction with the Miami Youth Fair. Navy Weeks, coordinated by the Navy Office of Community Outreach, are designed to give Americans the opportunity to learn about the Navy, its people, and its importance to national security and prosperity. Since 2005, the Navy Week program has served as the Navy’s flagship outreach effort into areas of the country without a significant Navy presence, providing…

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USS James E Williams to Attend Mobile Navy Week

February 21, 2019 – Mobile, Alabama, will serve as the first stop for the Navy Week program in 2019, bringing Sailors and assets to the city in conjunction with the country’s oldest carnival festival, Feb. 27-March 5. Navy Weeks, coordinated by the Navy Office of Community Outreach, are designed to give Americans the opportunity to learn about the Navy, its people, and its importance to national security and prosperity. Since 2005, the Navy Week program has served as the Navy’s flagship outreach effort into areas of the country without a…

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San Diego Fleet Week Begins

October 26, 2018 – San Diego Fleet Week (SDFW) began to take shape as the amphibious transport dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) moored on Broadway Pier, Oct. 23. SDFW Fleet Week is a week-long event taking place from Oct. 22-28. The event provides an opportunity for the American public to meet their Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard teams and experience America’s sea services. During fleet week, service members participate in various community service events and showcase capabilities and equipment to the community. This year, Harpers Ferry…

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Sea Services Arrive for Fleet Week San Diego

October 24, 2018 – Fleet Week San Diego began to take shape as the amphibious transport dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) moored at Broadway Pier, Oct. 23. Fleet Week is a week-long event taking place Oct. 22–28 that provides an opportunity for the American public to meet their Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard teams and experience America’s sea services. During Fleet Week, service members participate in various community service events and showcase capabilities and equipment to the community. This year Harpers Ferry and the Hamilton-class Coast…

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HMS Monmouth Sails Into Baltimore for Fleet Week

October 3, 2018 – After several weeks largely in the shadow of Britain’s biggest warship, HMS Monmouth will be seen by upwards of 300,000 people over the next five days. The Plymouth-based frigate joins more than a dozen warships, classic sailing vessels and even a World War 2 Liberty ship at one of the biggest naval ‘festivals’ in the USA: Maryland Fleet Week/Baltimore Air Show. Since leaving Devonport in August, Monmouth has spent her time shadowing HMS Queen Elizabeth, the carrier’s guardian against the prying eyes of hostile submarines and…

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San Fransico Fleet Week kicks off with ship arrivals

October 2, 2018 – More than 1,800 Sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen assigned to units within the region, as well as Sailors from the Royal Canadian Navy recently moored in the Bay area in support of the 38th annual San Francisco Fleet Week. Fleet Week is a tradition in several cities across the U.S. that helps to raise public awareness of the role that sea services play in national prosperity and security as well as an opportunity to engage with local communities. The week-long tribute to the sea services is…

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