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Sail Away: Toned-Down Fleet Week Hits New York City

A slimmed-down version of Fleet Week, the city's annual celebration of the sea and sailors, sails into town one year after federal budget cuts decimated the event.
Image: Sailors line the bow of the destroyer USS Cole as it glides past One World Trade Center
Sailors line the bow of the destroyer USS Cole as it glides past One World Trade Center and the lower Manhattan skyline, Wednesday, May 21, 2014 in New York.Mark Lennihan / AP

Sailors line the bow of the destroyer USS Cole as it glides past One World Trade Center and the lower Manhattan skyline on Wednesday in New York City. A slimmed-down version of Fleet Week, the city's annual celebration of the sea and sailors, sails into town one year after federal budget cuts decimated the event.