U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Andrew Johnson
The Star-Spangled Sailabration, which took place last week, was the national kickoff to the War of 1812 Bicentennial in Baltimore, Maryland. The Inner Harbor with was filled with visitors in awe of the international fleet of naval vessels, tall ships and the spectacular Blue Angels flying above the city. Bicentennial events continue in Baltimore. Visit http://starspangledbaltimore.com for more information.
Lt. C.J. Simonsen, Blue Angel lead solo, flies an F/A-18 Hornet over Baltimore during the Star Spangled Sailabration air show. The Blue Angels 2012 performances are in celebration of the Marine Aviation Centennial and commemoration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812.