THE MARINES ARE HERE.
September 7-11, 2016 | Nashville, TN
Work Out with The Marines
Come work out alongside Marines during their morning physical fitness training. The training will require the use of your own body weight and will be self-paced. Marines will both encourage and motivate you throughout the training exercise. Exercises can be modified for any experience level. Please bring your own water.More →
Marine Air-Ground Task Force Show
The MAGTF demonstration is a military operations simulation that showcases the assortment and power of the Marine Corps. The purpose of the demonstration is to exhibit the coordination of all four components of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force. Visitors can expect to see rotary aircraft, amphibious assault vehicles, military vehicles and Marine infantry during the demonstration.More →
A parade featuring the Marine Corps Band, Mounted Color Guard and Silent Drill Platoon will take place on Lower Broadway, from Fifth Avenue to Riverfront Park.More →
9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
The public is invited to join the Marines and community leaders at War Memorial Plaza for a remembrance ceremony in honor of the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.More →
ABOUT MARINE WEEK
Marine Week, hosted by the United States Marine Corps in one city per year, is a celebration of Community, Country and Corps – providing the American public the experience of directly connecting with hundreds of Marines.
From Sept. 7–11, Marine Week Nashville will feature hands-on static displays, live demonstrations, time-honored Marine Corps traditions, musical performances and other events to showcase the history, military capabilities and community involvement of the Corps. More to come!!
ABOUT THE U.S. MARINE CORPS
The United States Marine Corps was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Nov. 10, 1775, and has been America’s expeditionary force in readiness since. Marines are forward-deployed to respond swiftly and aggressively in times of crisis from the air, land and sea.
There are approximately 182,000 Marines actively serving today, with another 38,900 Marines in the Reserves.