PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – America’s Navy is coming to Pittsburgh in 2014, as the city was one of six cities selected to host a Navy Week.
Pittsburgh Navy Week is scheduled for June 2-8, 2014.
It’s designed to give residents an opportunity to learn about the Navy, its people, and it’s importance to national security.
During the week long celebrations several major acts will be performing including the Blue Angels.
Other elements during the week:
- “Leap Frogs” – The Navy Parachute Team
- Navy Divers and or Navy Explosive Ordinance Disposal teams
- Sailors from USS Constitution, the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world
- Navy Band musical performances
- Admirals and other senior Navy leaders, who will engage with local corporate, civic, government and education leaders
- Navy simulator(s) and other interactive displays
- Visits to area schools
- Community service projects and events with local sports franchises
Other cities selected to host a 2014 Navy Week include: Dallas / Fort Worth; St. Louis; Omaha, Neb.; Mobile, Ala.; and Baltimore.