All branches of the United States armed forces will participate in these historic commemorations. It is expected that an International Naval Review will take place in New York.
The U.S. Navy's Fleet Forces Command and the U.S. Coast Guard's Lant Area Command will provide leadership for military vessels. The Navy History and Heritage Command will also play a role.
In addition, many allied nations will display military assets and conduct demonstrations of their peace-keeping capabilities.
Media partners provide key logistical, financial and communications support.
Leading corporations benefit with enhanced brand awareness.
The generous financial support of individuals makes possible the widest possible awarness of these historic activities.
Opportunities abound for student activities ranging from art and essay contests to historic curriculum development.
Sail 250 would not be possible the support of civic-minded community organizations such as NYC & Co., New York's tourism advocate.
Sail250 enjoys the enthusiastic support of local elected and appointed leadership who understand its value to the community. The Economic Development Commission and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey are key elements.