Fleet Week

USS America

Navy Commissions USS ‘America’ In Fleet Week Ceremony On SF Waterfront

At a ceremony on the San Francisco waterfront Saturday morning, an 844-foot-long amphibious assault vessel took her official place as the Navy’s newest member, the USS America.

10/11/2014

San Francisco Fleet Week

SF Fleet Week: How To Tour The Massive Navy Ships

The Parade of Navy Ships made its way under the Golden Gate Bridge for a special event Friday morning.

10/10/2014

San Francisco Fleet Week 2011

SF’s Fleet Week Gears Up For Big Weekend With Parade Of Ships Friday

On Friday at 11 a.m., the Parade of Ships will start making its way from the Golden Gate Bridge to various piers along the Embarcadero.

10/10/2014

U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornets pass over the Golden Gate Bridge during a practice performance ahead of the Fleet Week air show in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fleet Week Returns To Bay Area With Blue Angels, Ship Parade Following Year Of Budget Cuts

It’s a San Francisco tradition celebrating military service that draws in tens of thousands of people to the waterfront. Here’s when and where you can watch.

10/10/2014

Blue Angels Crew Chief Hanna Rains. (CBS)

As Fleet Week Returns To San Francisco, Women Make Greater Impact On Blue Angels, Navy

Keeping the Blue Angels in the sky is no ordinary job. And on a tarmac crowded with plenty of men, there is crew chief Hanna Rains.

10/10/2014

(Photo credit by AP Photo)

Fleet Week Ramps Up With Blue Angels Practice & Ship Tours Thursday

The roar of the Blue Angels flight squadron will rip through the sky as they perform in practice runs Thursday and Friday afternoon. Fulls shows will go on Saturday and Sunday for the first time in two years.

10/09/2014

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. David Gonzalez)

Active-Duty Service Members Visit Injured Veterans At Palo Alto VA Hospital For Fleet Week

One of the lesser-known events associated with Fleet Week took place Tuesday at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Hospital.

10/07/2014

(CBS SF)

Fleet Week Kicks Off With Landing Of Osprey Aircraft For Earthquake Preparedness

The U.S. Marines kicked off Fleet Week on Monday with a landing of an Osprey aircraft.

10/06/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 08: A view of downtown San Francsisco and the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on September 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Five Reasons To Visit Bay Area In The Fall

The weather might be the best reason to visit the Bay Area in the fall, but there are plenty of other reasons to visit as well.

09/20/2014

Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Ed Lee Announces Return of The Blue Angels To Fleet Week 2014

Mayor Lee also points out the importance of disaster preparedness…

09/10/2014

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