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Chicago, Illinois

August 5-11



Navy Week Information

Chicago Navy Week will bring 50 to 75 Sailors from across the nation to volunteer throughout the community and discuss why the Navy matters to Chicago. This will be the fifth Navy Week hosted by Chicago and the surrounding communities. The program last visited Chicago in 2012.
Chicago Navy Week will feature in-person demonstrations, performances, and engagements throughout the week that will include:

  • Senior Navy Leaders – Flag officer with ties to Chicago and the surrounding area.
  • Namesake Sailors – Sailors serving aboard Virginia-class submarines USS Illinois (SSN 786) and USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 795).
  • U.S. Navy Band Great Lakes – Performances and masterclasses with Navy musicians.
  • Naval History and Heritage Command – Educational presentations and lesson plans about the deep ties between Chicago and the Navy. 
  • USS Constitution – Demonstrations about the oldest commissioned ship in the Navy.
  • U.S. Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command – Educational presentations on the importance of atmospheric and oceanographic science and the overall value of STEM education to the Navy.
  • Navy Talent Acquisition Group – Educational presentations, community service projects and static displays.

For more information on Chicago Navy Week, contact Ensign Jordyn Diomede at (901) 232-4450 or



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