Navy Week http://wwno.org en Every Hand Helps http://wwno.org/post/every-hand-helps <p>Listen as we celebrate Memorial Day with Navy culinary specialists from around the world and visit the Victory Garden at the <a href="http://www.nationalww2museum.org/">National World War II Museum</a>. Wed, 23 May 2012 23:04:14 +0000 Poppy Tooker 11891 at http://wwno.org Local Sailors Attending Navy Week Events http://wwno.org/post/local-sailors-attending-navy-week-events <p>Three thousand sailors are in New Orleans for Navy Week, marking the start of the nation&rsquo;s bicentennial of the War of 1812.&nbsp;Some seeing the city for the first time will be getting&nbsp;pointers from sailors coming home for the celebrations.</p><p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 8941 at http://wwno.org Navy Week Events Rescheduled Due to Rain http://wwno.org/post/navy-week-events-rescheduled-due-rain <p>Tall ships and modern Navy vessels are arriving in New Orleans for Navy Week, but the rainy reception is causing some changes in celebration plans. Tue, 17 Apr 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 8909 at http://wwno.org Commemoration of War of 1812 Begins in New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/commemoration-war-1812-begins-new-orleans <p>NEW ORLEANS (AP) &mdash; The U.S. Navy is kicking off its celebration of the War of 1812 in New Orleans in a big way.</p><p>The event, which is the first of four years of festivities around the nation, begins Tuesday with a parade of tall ships and modern Navy ships sailing up the Mississippi River into the Port of New Orleans</p><p>A 21-gun salute fired by the National Guard&#39;s Washington Artillery at the old Navy pier in Algiers will welcome them.</p> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 15:39:15 +0000 The Associated Press 8901 at http://wwno.org Navy Week Ships into New Orleans and Professional Golfers Tee Off http://wwno.org/post/navy-week-ships-new-orleans-and-professional-golfers-tee <p>On this week&#39;s episode you&#39;ll find out how the Navy plans to commemorate the War of 1812; how City Park has generated a lot of revenue since Hurricane Katrina; and how you can see the winner of the 2012 Masters tournament in New Orleans. Fri, 13 Apr 2012 19:25:55 +0000 WWNO Staff 8733 at http://wwno.org Navy Week Events Set In New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/navy-week-events-set-new-orleans <p>Thousands of people are expected to visit New Orleans next month for Navy Week.&nbsp;It&rsquo;s the start of events across the country to mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812.</p><p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 6634 at http://wwno.org