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Celebrating Navy Week Wilmington

12 April 2019

12 April 2019

The Port City, Wilmington, North Carolina, welcomed U.S. Navy Sailors to town during the annual Azalea Festival, coinciding the event with Navy Week in the city April 1-7. 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 an estimated 75 community outreach events providing the opportunity to meet Sailors firsthand with a visible awareness the mission, capabilities and importance of the U.S. Navy.

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190404-N-SM577-0176 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 4, 2019) Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Cory Van Beveren, from Countryside, Illinois, assigned to USS Constitution interacts with a member of YWCA Lower Cape Fear during Wilmington Navy Week. Wilmington is one of the selected cities to host a 2019 Navy Week, a week dedicated to raising U.S. Navy awareness through local outreach, community service and exhibitions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular/Released)
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190404-N-SM577-0176 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 4, 2019) Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Cory Van Beveren, from Countryside, Illinois, assigned to USS Constitution interacts with a member of YWCA Lower Cape Fear during Wilmington Navy Week. Wilmington is one of the selected cities to host a 2019 Navy Week, a week dedicated to raising U.S. Navy awareness through local outreach, community service and exhibitions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular/Released)
Photo By: MC3 Casey Scoular
VIRIN: 190404-N-SM577-0176

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190406-N-EV253-0761 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 6, 2019) Coastal Carolina veterans and Sailors assigned to Virginia-class submarine USS North Carolina (SSN 777) wave to parade goers during at the Azalea Festival Parade during Wilmington Navy Week. The Navy Week program serves as the Navy's principal outreach effort in areas of the country without a significant Navy presence. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sara Eshleman/Released)
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190406-N-EV253-0761 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 6, 2019) Coastal Carolina veterans and Sailors assigned to Virginia-class submarine USS North Carolina (SSN 777) wave to parade goers during at the Azalea Festival Parade during Wilmington Navy Week. The Navy Week program serves as the Navy's principal outreach effort in areas of the country without a significant Navy presence. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sara Eshleman/Released)
Photo By: MC3 Sara Eshleman
VIRIN: 190406-N-EV253-0761

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190405-N-SM577-0013 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 5, 2019) Seaman Dakota Parson, from New Castle, Pennsylvania, assigned to USS Constitution, speaks to students at Cape Fear Elementary School about the history of �Old Ironsides� during Wilmington Navy Week. Wilmington is one of the selected cities to host a 2019 Navy Week, a week dedicated to raising U.S. Navy awareness through local outreach, community service and exhibitions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular/Released)
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190405-N-SM577-0013 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 5, 2019) Seaman Dakota Parson, from New Castle, Pennsylvania, assigned to USS Constitution, speaks to students at Cape Fear Elementary School about the history of �Old Ironsides� during Wilmington Navy Week. Wilmington is one of the selected cities to host a 2019 Navy Week, a week dedicated to raising U.S. Navy awareness through local outreach, community service and exhibitions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular/Released)
Photo By: MC3 Casey Scoular
VIRIN: 190405-N-SM577-0013

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190404-N-EV253-0196 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 4, 2019) Ensign Tyler Norvell, right, from Jacksonville, Florida, a prospective Naval aviation student awaiting flight school, volunteers during a community relations event with Habitat for Humanity during Wilmington Navy Week. The Navy Week program serves as the Navy's principal outreach effort in areas of the country without a significant Navy presence. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sara Eshleman/Released)
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190404-N-EV253-0196 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 4, 2019) Ensign Tyler Norvell, right, from Jacksonville, Florida, a prospective Naval aviation student awaiting flight school, volunteers during a community relations event with Habitat for Humanity during Wilmington Navy Week. The Navy Week program serves as the Navy's principal outreach effort in areas of the country without a significant Navy presence. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sara Eshleman/Released)
Photo By: MC3 Sara Eshleman
VIRIN: 190404-N-EV253-0196

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190404-N-SM577-0008 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 4, 2019) Beverly Wyckoff, a volunteer at the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport, gives a tour of the museum to Sailors assigned to USS Constitution during Wilmington Navy Week. Wilmington is one of the selected cities to host a 2019 Navy Week, a week dedicated to raising U.S. Navy awareness through local outreach, community service and exhibitions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular/Released)
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190404-N-SM577-0008 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 4, 2019) Beverly Wyckoff, a volunteer at the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport, gives a tour of the museum to Sailors assigned to USS Constitution during Wilmington Navy Week. Wilmington is one of the selected cities to host a 2019 Navy Week, a week dedicated to raising U.S. Navy awareness through local outreach, community service and exhibitions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular/Released)
Photo By: MC3 Casey Scoular
VIRIN: 190404-N-SM577-0008

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190401-N-SM577-0109 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 1, 2019) Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Amanda Stanaway, from Springfield, Ohio, assigned to USS Constitution, teaches a child at Community Boys and Girls Club of Wilmington how to tie a neckerchief during Wilmington Navy Week. Wilmington is one of the selected cities to host a 2019 Navy Week, a week dedicated to raising U.S. Navy awareness through local outreach, community service and exhibitions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular/Released)
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190401-N-SM577-0109 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 1, 2019) Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Amanda Stanaway, from Springfield, Ohio, assigned to USS Constitution, teaches a child at Community Boys and Girls Club of Wilmington how to tie a neckerchief during Wilmington Navy Week. Wilmington is one of the selected cities to host a 2019 Navy Week, a week dedicated to raising U.S. Navy awareness through local outreach, community service and exhibitions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular/Released)
Photo By: MC3 Casey Scoular
VIRIN: 190401-N-SM577-0109

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190401-N-SM577-0022 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 1, 2019) Seaman Aubrey Wright, from Louisville, Kentucky, assigned to USS Constitution, speaks with students at New Hanover High School about her role aboard "Old Ironsides" during Wilmington Navy Week. Wilmington is one of the selected cities to host a 2019 Navy Week, a week dedicated to raising U.S. Navy awareness through local outreach, community service and exhibitions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular/Released)
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190401-N-SM577-0022 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 1, 2019) Seaman Aubrey Wright, from Louisville, Kentucky, assigned to USS Constitution, speaks with students at New Hanover High School about her role aboard "Old Ironsides" during Wilmington Navy Week. Wilmington is one of the selected cities to host a 2019 Navy Week, a week dedicated to raising U.S. Navy awareness through local outreach, community service and exhibitions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular/Released)
Photo By: MC3 Casey Scoular
VIRIN: 190401-N-SM577-0022

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190401-N-SM577-0009 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 1, 2019) Suzanne Jalot, host of 103.7’s "Sunny Morning’s with Suzanne Jalot," interviews Chief Yeoman Patrick Parker, from Gorham, Maine, assigned to USS Constitution, during Wilmington Navy Week. Wilmington is one of the selected cities to host a 2019 Navy Week, a week dedicated to raising U.S. Navy awareness through local outreach, community service and exhibitions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular/Released)
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190401-N-SM577-0009 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 1, 2019) Suzanne Jalot, host of 103.7’s "Sunny Morning’s with Suzanne Jalot," interviews Chief Yeoman Patrick Parker, from Gorham, Maine, assigned to USS Constitution, during Wilmington Navy Week. Wilmington is one of the selected cities to host a 2019 Navy Week, a week dedicated to raising U.S. Navy awareness through local outreach, community service and exhibitions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular/Released)
Photo By: MC3 Casey Scoular
VIRIN: 190401-N-SM577-0009

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190401-N-EV253-0049 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 1, 2019) Eugene Ashley High School Naval Junior ROTC students ask Sailors assigned to the Virginia-class submarine USS North Carolina (SSN 777) questions about Navy life during Wilmington Navy Week. The Navy Week program serves as the Navy's principal outreach effort in areas of the country without a significant Navy presence. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sara Eshleman/Released)
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190401-N-EV253-0049 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 1, 2019) Eugene Ashley High School Naval Junior ROTC students ask Sailors assigned to the Virginia-class submarine USS North Carolina (SSN 777) questions about Navy life during Wilmington Navy Week. The Navy Week program serves as the Navy's principal outreach effort in areas of the country without a significant Navy presence. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sara Eshleman/Released)
Photo By: MC3 Sara Eshleman
VIRIN: 190401-N-EV253-0049

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190405-N-SM577-0040 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 5, 2019) Gunner�s Mate 2nd Class Amanda Stanaway, from Springfield, Ohio, assigned to USS Constitution, speaks to students at Cape Fear Elementary School about the history of �Old Ironsides� during Wilmington Navy Week. Wilmington is one of the selected cities to host a 2019 Navy Week, a week dedicated to raising U.S. Navy awareness through local outreach, community service and exhibitions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular/Released)
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190405-N-SM577-0040 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 5, 2019) Gunner�s Mate 2nd Class Amanda Stanaway, from Springfield, Ohio, assigned to USS Constitution, speaks to students at Cape Fear Elementary School about the history of �Old Ironsides� during Wilmington Navy Week. Wilmington is one of the selected cities to host a 2019 Navy Week, a week dedicated to raising U.S. Navy awareness through local outreach, community service and exhibitions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular/Released)
Photo By: MC3 Casey Scoular
VIRIN: 190405-N-SM577-0040

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190406-N-EV253-0904 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 6, 2019) Damage Controlman 2nd Class Andrew Basbas, from Jacksonville, N.C., mans a recruiting booth in the Azalea Street Fair during Wilmington Navy Week. The Navy Week program serves as the Navy's principal outreach effort in areas of the country without a significant Navy presence. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sara Eshleman/Released)
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190406-N-EV253-0904 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 6, 2019) Damage Controlman 2nd Class Andrew Basbas, from Jacksonville, N.C., mans a recruiting booth in the Azalea Street Fair during Wilmington Navy Week. The Navy Week program serves as the Navy's principal outreach effort in areas of the country without a significant Navy presence. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sara Eshleman/Released)
Photo By: MC3 Sara Eshleman
VIRIN: 190406-N-EV253-0904

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190401-N-SM577-0012 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 1, 2019) Stanley B., host of "Jammin' 99.9's Stanley B. in the Morning," interviews USS Constitution Sailors Aubrey Wright, left, from Louisville, Kentucky; Seaman Dakota Parson, from New Castle, Pennsylvania; and Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Cory Van Beveren, from Countryside, Illinois; during Wilmington Navy Week, April 1, 2019. Wilmington is one of the selected cities to host a 2019 Navy Week, a week dedicated to raising U.S. Navy awareness through local outreach, community service and exhibitions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular/Released)
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190401-N-SM577-0012 WILMINGTON, N.C. (April 1, 2019) Stanley B., host of "Jammin' 99.9's Stanley B. in the Morning," interviews USS Constitution Sailors Aubrey Wright, left, from Louisville, Kentucky; Seaman Dakota Parson, from New Castle, Pennsylvania; and Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Cory Van Beveren, from Countryside, Illinois; during Wilmington Navy Week, April 1, 2019. Wilmington is one of the selected cities to host a 2019 Navy Week, a week dedicated to raising U.S. Navy awareness through local outreach, community service and exhibitions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular/Released)
Photo By: MC3 Casey Scoular
VIRIN: 190401-N-SM577-0012

Check to see if a Navy Week is coming to your community.  Scheduled cities in 2019 are: - Puerto Rico, April 8-14 - Oklahoma City, Okla., May 27-June 2 - Nashville, Tenn., June 3-9 - Quad Cities, Iowa, June 24-30 - 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

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