The eighth Navy Week of 2019 took America’s Navy to Quad Cites, Iowa, June 24-30. Navy Weeks play a vital role in connecting the American public with Sailors, assets and Navy equipment. The weeklong engagement introduces the local communities who do not have frequent visibility of the Navy, with an understand why having a strong Navy is so invaluable to our country. Both residents and Sailors interacted in outreach events providing the opportunity to meet Sailors firsthand with a visible awareness the mission, capabilities and importance of the U.S. Navy.
Check to see if a Navy Week is coming to your community. Scheduled cities in 2019 are:
– Duluth, Minn., July 15-21
– Grand Junction, Colo., July 22-28
– Boise, Idaho, Aug. 19-25
– St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 2-8
– Wichita, Kan., Sept. 9-15
– Charleston, W.V., Oct. 14-20