Images: War of 1812: New Orleans [Image 206 of 303]
Photo by Lance Cpl. Michael Lockett
The U.S. Coast Guard flag detail holds the colors during the welcome ceremony for the servicemembers participating in the War of 1812 Bicentennial celebration to New Orleans April 18, 2012. Starting through April and continuing through 2015, the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard will commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the Star Spangled Banner. The War of 1812 celebration with commemorate the rich Naval history and showcase the capabilities of today's Navy-Marine Corps team.