Mitchell J. Landrieu, mayor of New Orleans, holds a reception to welcome U.S. and foreign service members at Gallier Hall in New Orleans, April 18, 2012. The 26th MEU is supporting the Commemoration of the Battle of New Orleans. Starting this April and continuing through 2015, the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Coast Guard will commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the Star Spangled Banner. The War of 1812 celebration will commemorate the rich Naval history and showcase the capabilities of today's Navy-Marine Corps team. Produced by Cpl. Tammy K. Hineline. Also available in high definition.