Marine Week 2012 to be held in Cleveland, Ohio


The Rock ‘n’ Roll Capital of the World will showcase the Marine Corps next summer.

Cleveland, Ohio, has been selected as the next site for Marine Week, the Corps’ annual community outreach event, Marine officials announced today. It will be held from June 11 to 17, include demonstrations of military equipment and training and conclude with a “full-scale combat demonstration,” assumedly involving nearby Lake Erie.

The Corps already has launched a promotional website here featuring this video:


Some of the Corps’ history in Cleveland is available here.


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