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Cleveland Held Navy Week

The “Rock and Roll Capital of the World” concluded the 11th Navy Week of 2018. Cleveland hosted the U.S. Navy Aug. 27 through Sept. 3 for a week-long series of community outreach engagements. These events are designed to bring the Navy and its Sailors to parts of the U.S. without proximity to the Fleet, in an effort to educate people and raise awareness about what the U.S. Navy does around the world. Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly, also returned to his hometown to speak with local business and community leaders about the Navy’s mission.

The United States Navy Ceremonial Guard perform during the city of Cleveland’s First Responders Family Night at the Zelma George Recreation Center during Cleveland Navy Week. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tamara Vaughn/Released)
The U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, perform during the Cleveland Air Show at Burke Lakefront Airport during Cleveland Navy Week. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tamara Vaughn/Released)
Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson presents the Cleveland Navy Week proclamation to Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general, during the Navy Week Cleveland proclamation ceremony in Cleveland, Ohio. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tamara Vaughn/Released)
Navy Diver 1st Class Erik Clark, from Ashland, N.C., attached to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2, demonstrates the operation of an explosive ordinance disposal robot to John Marshall School of Engineering High School students during Cleveland Navy Week in Cleveland, Ohio. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tamara Vaughn/Released)
Navy Diver 1st Class Erik Clark, from Ashland, N.C., attached to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2, helps a child try on a dive helmet at the King Kennedy Boys and Girls Club during Cleveland Navy Week. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tamara Vaughn/Released)
The Honorable Thomas B. Modly, Under Secretary of the Navy, applauds Haraz Ghanbari, while the rank of lieutenant commander is placed on his shoulders during Cleveland Navy Week at Progressive Field before the start of the Major League Baseball game between the Cleveland Indians vs. Tampa Bay Rays. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tamara Vaughn/Released)
Guests view various aircraft during the Cleveland Air Show at Burke Lakefront Airport during Cleveland Navy Week. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tamara Vaughn/Released)
Navy Diver 2nd Class David Purkey, from Hemet, Calif., attached to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2, demonstrates the operation of an explosive ordnance disposal robot to Horizon Science Academy high school students during Cleveland Navy Week. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tamara Vaughn/Released)
The Honorable Thomas B. Modly, Under Secretary of the Navy, speaks with Medal of Honor recipient veteran Hershel Woodrow “Woody” Williams, during Cleveland Navy Week at Progressive Field before the start of the Major League Baseball game between the Cleveland Indians vs. Tampa Bay Rays. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tamara Vaughn/Released)
Lt. Damien Horvath, from Bay Village, Ohio, attached to Navy Operational Support Unit in Tampa, Fla., speaks to students from Horizon Science Academy about what it takes to be an officer in the Navy during Cleveland Navy Week. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tamara Vaughn/Released)
The Honorable Thomas B. Modly, Under Secretary of the Navy, receives the baseball for the ceremonial first pitch from a bomb disposal robot during Cleveland Navy Week at Progressive Field before the start of the Major League Baseball game between the Cleveland Indians vs. Tampa Bay Rays. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tamara Vaughn/Released)
Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, right, Navy surgeon general, participates in a panel about the future of Navy medicine and improving and maintaining high combat survivability at the City Club of Cleveland Forum during Cleveland Navy Week in Cleveland, Ohio. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tamara Vaughn/Released)
Sailors attached to the United States Navy Ceremonial Guard answer questions from a group of children at the King Kennedy Boys and Girls Club during Cleveland Navy Week. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tamara Vaughn/Released)
The Honorable Thomas B. Modly, Under Secretary of the Navy, shakes Cleveland’s mayor Frank G. Jackson’s hand at Cleveland City Hall during Cleveland Navy Week. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tamara Vaughn/Released)
Sailors attached to the U.S. Fleet Forces Band perform at Edgewater Park Beach during Cleveland Navy Week. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tamara Vaughn/Released)

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Louisville Navy Week Held

Coinciding with the Kentucky State Fair, the tenth Navy Week of 2018 hosted Sailors in Louisville for a week long celebration August 20-26.  The primary purpose of the Navy Week program is to increase Navy awareness by presenting the Navy to Americans who live in cities that normally do not have a significant naval presence.  Both residents and Sailors interacted in a series of community outreach events providing the opportunity to meet Sailors firsthand with a visible awareness the mission, capabilities and importance of the U.S. Navy.

Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency, meets with Greg Fischer, the mayor of Louisville, Ky., during Louisville Navy Week in Louisville, Ky. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Jiang/Released)
Musician 3rd Class Amanda Thompson, assigned to the Fleet Forces Band, salutes after singing the national anthem at a Louisville Bats minor league baseball game during Fleet Week in Louisville, Ky. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Jiang/Released)
Rear Adm. Michael Jabaley, former program executive officer for submarines, pins the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal and American Campaign Medal on William Edward Gilbert at Louisville Veterans Affairs Medical Center during Navy Week in Louisville, Ky. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Jiang/Released)
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians 2nd Class David Eninger and Abraham Ruiz, both assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group (EODGRU) 2, speak to students in the YMCA’s Childcare Enrichment Program at Breckenridge Franklin Elementary School in Louisville, Ky., during Lousiville Navy Week. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Jiang/Released)
Missile Technician 2nd Class Michael Jemison and Machinist’s Mate (Nuclear) 2nd Class Justin Mohn, both assigned to the Blue crew of the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Kentucky (SSBN 737), are interviewed by Dawnee Gee on the news program WAVE Country during Navy Week in Louisville, Ky. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Jiang/Released)
Rear Adm. Michael Jabaley, former program executive officer for submarines, experiences the Navy’s virtual reality asset, “Nimitz,” at the Kentucky State Fair during Navy Week in Louisville, Ky. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Jiang/Released)
Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group (EODGRU) 2 explain the operation of a TALON explosive ordnance disposal robot to the Central High School Robotics Club during Louisville Navy Week in Louisville, Ky. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Jiang/Released)

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