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    Marine Week Cleveland Wednesday events



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    Office of Marine Corps Communication     

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Marine Week, a celebration of community, country, and Corps, continues to showcase the unique aspects of America’s Marine Corps through more than 60 events including civic engagements, band performances and much more, 11-17 June.


    Marines vs. Cleveland Police, Fire & EMS Flag Football Game

    7 p.m. – Come see the Marines take on Cleveland’s finest and bravest during a game of flag football, and check out the Quantico Marine Band perform prior to kick off at the Cleveland Browns Stadium.

    Early Education Outreach Program & Puppet Show

    2 p.m. – Operated by the National Museum of the Marine Corps, the program features a puppet show, book reading, “Past and Present” guessing game and interaction with Marines dressed in period uniforms at the City of Cleveland Estabrook Recreation Center, 4125 Fulton Road

    Equipment Displays

    8 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Marines will display state-of-the-art ground vehicles, aircraft, weaponry and equipment displays.

    Vietnam War Memorial Wall Replica & Ohio Flags of Honor – Marine Honor Guard

    8 a.m. – 8 p.m. - The largest replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial will be on display as well more than 400 full-sized flags memorializing Ohio’s fallen service members at Voinovich Park.

    National Museum of the Marine Corps Exhibit

    8 a.m. – 8 p.m. - Experience the tradition and history of the Marine Corps through combat correspondent artwork and history panels depicting the Corps’ timeline from inception in 1775 to present. Exhibit housed at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

    Military Science and Technology Expo

    8 a.m. – 8 p.m. – The exposition, housed at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, features a simulated firing range, state-of-the-art weaponry and hands-on tutorials with the latest robotic equipment.

    Marine Corps Martial Arts Program Demonstrations

    10 – 11 a.m. & 3 – 4:00 p.m. – Marines will conduct hand-to-hand combat exhibitions at Public Square.

    Working Dog Team Demonstrations

    11 a.m. – noon & 4 – 5 p.m. – Marines will showcase their four-legged friend’s capabilities at Public Square.

    The Marine Corps Base Quantico Band

    11 a.m. at Public Square.

    Wreath Laying Ceremony

    1 p.m. – a USMC bugler and color guard will honor fallen service members at Voinovich Park.

    Evening Colors

    Sunset – Marines retire the American Flag for the evening at Voinovich Park.


    10 p.m. – USMC Bugler sounds Taps indicating lights out Voinovich Park.

    Interview requests: Interviews are available and encouraged with any of the Marines working throughout the community. Photo opportunities abound, including aboard and inside static equipment.

    Video and photos: Visit the DVIDS Marine Week Cleveland Feature page for the most recent images and videos from Marine Week Cleveland. Updated throughout the day, all pictures and videos are free and available in hi-definition.


    Capt. Craig Thomas at (571) 319-1329.
    Marine Week Cleveland Press Room: (216) 664-7017
    The official Marine Week Cleveland schedule of events can be found at: www.marines.mil/marineweek.



    Date Taken: 06.13.2012
    Date Posted: 06.13.2012 07:24
    Story ID: 89881
    Location: CLEVELAND, OH, US 

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