Fleet Week 2011: Service members stop by ‘Late Night With David Letterman’


The USS New York sails up the Hudson River on Wednesday as part of the "Parade of Ships" that kicked off Fleet Week in New York. (Kathy Willens/AP)

Representatives from each participating branch of the military got a chance to try their hand at comedy Wednesday, when they stopped by “Late Night With David Letterman” to deliver the “Top Ten Things I Enjoy About Fleet Week in New York City” segment.

While some of the jokes didn’t completely make sense to a non-military person — “I like the challenge of parallel-parking a Nimitz-class supercarrier” — others were universally funny — “Honestly, I don’t enjoy anything now that Oprah’s gone.”

Watch the uniformed men and women on “Letterman” below:

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