USS New York to Visit South Florida During Fleet Week Port Everglades
Out of the ashes of 9/11 comes a US Navy amphibious transport dock-ship forged from the steel of the World Trade Center twin towers and worthy of its name, USS New York. And, the USS New York will be here during Fleet Week Port Everglades, April 28 – May 5, 2014. Over the coming weeks, we'll be sharing some interesting facts about the New York and the five preceding ships that shared her name. For updates about Fleet Week 2014, be sure to sign up for our newsletter, right.
Chief of Naval Operations Visits South Florida
Broward Navy Days, Inc. hosted the Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert (seated center, middle row), the U.S. Navy's top admiral, for lunch on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 12:30 p.m. at the Trump National Doral Country Club. More than 80 regional business leaders, veterans and active duty military, and BND and Navy League members attended. During his remarks, Admiral Greenert announced the U.S.S. New York, a new ship built from steel recycled from the wreckage of Twin Towers, would be deployed to Port Everglades to support Fleet Week, April 28 - May 5.
Fleet Week 2014 Dates Announced
Watch Fleet Week 2013 Events On Your Computer!
Our media partner, Eye on South Florida, filmed several Fleet Week Port Everglades events. Simply point your web browser to EyeOnSouthFlorida.com to join in on the festivities as we honor our men and women in uniform:
We also have a fantastic video of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida Plywood Regatta and the 2xtremepong Ping Pong Tournament events, both held in Dania Beach - WATCH NOW.