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  • A U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 167, lands in Riverfront Park at Nashville, Tenn., as part of Marine Week Nashville, Sept. 6, 2016. Marine Week Nashville is an opportunity to showcase the Marines and help people understand the capabilities of the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jered T. Stone/Released)
  • U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force - Nashville fold the American flag during an evening Colors ceremony at the Court of Flags in Nashville, Tenn., as part of Marine Week Nashville, Sept. 7, 2016. Marine Week Nashville celebrates the contributions of local Marines whose service to our nation has protected and preserved our way of life for hundreds of years. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexis C. Schneider/ Released)
  • Brig. Gen. Robert F. Castellvi, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade commanding general, visits Marines from Combat Camera assigned to the Marine Week Nashville mural team at the Douglas Corner Cafe in Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 7, 2016.  Marine Week is the Marine Corps' largest annual community outreach project and this year marks the seventh year of the event. The event features 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. For more information and for the full schedule, visit http://usmarineweek.com.
  • U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force – Nashville render salutes as Marines lower the American flag during Evening Colors, Sept. 8, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn., during Marine Week Nashville. Marine Week is an opportunity for the people of the greater Nashville area to meet Marines and learn about the Corps’ history, traditions and value to the nation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kaitlyn V. Klein)
  • Capt. Kawanski Wright, right, an instructor with the Marine Corps Leadership Seminar, speaks to seminar students at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn., Sept. 8, 2016. The Marine Corps Leadership Seminar, which parallels Marine Week Nashville, is visiting several colleges throughout the greater Nashville area to influence attendees’ leadership capabilities. Marine Week is an opportunity to showcase the Marines and help people understand the capabilities of the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Lucas Hopkins)
  • Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 167 based out of New River, N.C., read a book to children at the Nashville Public Library in Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 7, 2016. Marine Week Nashville is an opportunity for the people of the greater Nashville area to meet Marines and learn about Corps’ history, traditions and value to the nation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Lucas Hopkins)
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Contact

Captain Diann Rosenfeld, Public Affairs Officer of the United States Marine Corps, diann.rosenfeld@usmc.mil | 760-725-7135

Andrea Kenski, Franco, kenski@franco.com | 313-567-5092

 

In The News

Detroit 2020 Person of the Week: Dearborn Heights’ Marine returns home to serve (WXYZ-TV)
Marine Air Ground Task Force Demonstration
 
(Detroit News)
Watch marines dangling from a helicopter for Marine Week (CBS News Windsor)
Marines shine in Detroit this week, protect U.S. interests worldwide (Detroit Free Press)
Marine Week Detroit
(WJR-AM Opportunity Detroit)
Everest students get lesson in Marine Technology, professionalism
(Oakland Press)
Marine Demonstration on the Detroit River
(Detroit News)
Marine Week Detroit! The Marines are Here!
(Good Life Detroit)
Marine Week Takes Flight with Mock Attack on Detroit River (Windsor Star)
Marine Week kicks off at Campus Martius Park (Detroit News)
Detroit Marine Week kicks off with music, marching
(Detroit Free Press)
Get ready for Marine Week invasion in Detroit
 
(The Detroit News)
Marine Band San Diego at Marine Week Detroit (WJBK-TV)
Semper Fi: Hundreds of Marines Present Detroit Events, Starting Wednesday(Deadline Detroit)
Professionalism will be on display at Marine Week
 
(Crain’s Detroit Business)
United States Marine Corps announces Marine Week Detroit event lineup
 
(WXYZ-TV)
Kate Upton and Fiance Justin Verlander Run Military Drills to Support Marine Week — See the Pics!
 
(Entertainment Tonight)
Kate Upton put to the test to support Marine Week Detroit
(Fox 2)
Kate Upton works out with U.S. Marines
(USA Today)
Marines fitness instructor puts Kate Upton through her paces
(ABC News)
Kate Upton breaks a sweat with Marines in Detroit … and it’s all for charity (Detroit Free Press)
Kate Upton breaks a sweat as Verlander cheers her on
(The Detroit News)
Detroit Marines to be Recognized by U.S. Marine Corps during Marine Week (WXYZ-TV)
U.S. Marines to Descend on Detroit for One-Week Celebration of the Corps
(MLive)
U.S. Marine Corps Announces Detroit Week Lineup for September (DBusiness) 
Marine Surprises Mom Arriving on Doorstep Months Ahead of Schedule
(CBS National)
Detroit’s Marine Week to Feature 80 Free Events (Detroit News)
5 Facts: 1st Ever Marine Week Coming to Detroit in September (Detroit Free Press)
Marine Week is Coming to Detroit This September (Daily Detroit)
Marine Surprises Mom Arriving on Doorstep Months Ahead of Schedule
(WWJ-AM)
Warren Marine’s Mission to Surprise His Mom is Successful  (Macomb Daily)
Warren Marine Surprises Mom with Unexpected Trip Home to Visit Her (WXYZ-TV)
U.S. Marine Surprises Mom in Warren (WJBK Fox 2 Detroit)