5:00 am – 10:00 am: Be part of us on Pier 88 to interview Sailors and Marines with ties to New York and see performances from the US Navy Band and
Ceremonial Guard Drill Group as Fleet Week ships through the Parade of Ships.
11 am – 12:30 pm: USN & USMC management and crew shall be accessible for interview alternatives aboard Wasp.
12:45 pm – 1:30 pm: Meet USCG Vice Adm. Kevin Lunday, Atlantic Space Commander, and different crew members aboard Deyampert.
USS Wasp (LHD 1) is a U.S. Navy multipurpose amphibious assault ship, the lead ship of her class, and the flagship for FWNY 2023. Wasp serves as a important asset within the U.S. Navy’s fleet, outfitted with superior know-how and able to accommodating a spread of plane. Wasp performs a significant function in supporting humanitarian missions, catastrophe aid efforts, and army operations worldwide alongside embarked Marines prepared to answer threats throughout all domains.
Marines from II Marine Expeditionary Drive, 1st Marine Corps District, and Marine Forces Reserve from Particular Objective Marine Air-Floor Process Drive-New York (SPMAGTF-NY) are launched into the Wasp. Like all Marine Air-Floor Process Forces, SPMAGTF-NY showcases the scalable floor, aviation, and logistics forces able to supporting a spread of operations.
The USCGC Warren Deyampert (WPC 1151) is a multi-mission vessel designed for drug and migrant interdiction; ports, waterways, and coastal safety; fishery patrols; search and rescue; and nationwide protection. The cutters characteristic superior know-how, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance gear that’s absolutely interoperable with present Coast Guard property, and with the departments of Homeland Safety and Protection.
Previous to FWNY, Wasp returned to its homeport, Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., after concluding preliminary Fundamental Part testing and assessments, on Could 11. Through the month-long underway, Wasp’s crew accomplished certifications in a number of mobility areas. Assessors from Afloat Coaching Group (ATG) Norfolk inspected warfighting competency to qualify the ship for sea operations. Inspections included Mobility Aviation (MOB-A), Mobility Seamanship (MOB-S), Mobility Engineering (MOB-E), Mobility Harm Management (MOB-D), and amphibious warfare (AMW).
FWNY takes place Could 24-30 and can embody normal public ship excursions, aviation demonstrations, army band performances, parades, and interactive shows all through the tri-state space.
Following FWNY Media Day, all FWNY-participating ships will host normal public ship excursions Thursday, Could 25 by means of Monday, Could 29, from 8 a.m. to five p.m. at piers 88 and 90 in Manhattan and Staten Island Homeport Pier. All ship excursions are free and open to the general public.
Media, please contact:
LCDR Sherrie Schlaht, USN
FWNY Public Affairs
LT Marycate Walsh, USN
FWNY Public Affairs