Chicago Navy Week 2012 is one of 15 selected cities where “America’s Navy will give Chicago residents an opportunity to meet Sailors and learn about the Navy’s capabilities and relevance to national security.”
WHEN: August 13-20, 2012; Coincides with the Chicago Air and Water Show 2012
Chicago Navy Week 2012 will commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and The Star Spangled Banner with U.S. Navy ship visits, and special events recognizing America’s Navy for keeping the sea free for more than 200 years.
The Navy plans to include the following elements in Chicago Navy Week 2012:
*“Blue Angels,” The Navy Flight Demonstration Team
*“Leap Frogs,” The Navy Parachute Team
Come out and see the visiting U.S. Navy Ships at Navy Pier and listen to the Navy Band musical performances.
Admirals and other senior Navy leaders will engage with local corporate, civic, government and educational leaders.
– Navy simulator and other interactive displays – Visits to area schools – Community service projects and events with local sports franchises – Visits with local veterans
Other cities hosting a Navy Week in 2012 are: Phoenix; New Orleans; Nashville, Tenn.; Spokane, Wash.; Baltimore; Boston; Sacramento, Calif.; Sioux Falls, S.D.; Milwaukee; Toledo, Ohio; Cleveland; Detroit; Buffalo, N.Y.; and Houston.
For more information about the Chicago Navy Week 2011. Contact: Lt.Cmdr. Pamela Bou at (901) 874-7049 ; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com