Images: War of 1812: New Orleans [Image 45 of 303]
Photo by Lance Cpl. Marcin Platek
Lt. Gen. Steven A. Hummer, commander of Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Forces North, talks with Wounded Warriors at a John Besh Luncheon at Borgne Restaurant, April 21, 2012. The Wounded Warriors visited the city for the festivities of Commemoration of War of 1812. New Orleans will serve as the inaugural city in a three-year national celebration commemorating the War of 1812 and the Star-Spangled Banner. The Marine Corps' role in this event reinforces its naval character, showcases the Navy-Marine Corps team and highlights the military's enduring relationship with the city of New Orleans.