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Sat, 30 Sep 2017 17:07:00
Article by:
Sam Felsing
Fleet Week button for residents and visitors to the annual SF event. Photo via Google.
While its military bases may no longer be active, San Francisco still takes the time once a year to honor the country’s men and women in uniform — and see some cool aerial maneuvers while at it.
   
Fleet Week sails into San Francisco on Oct. 1. While the week is primarily famous for its spectacular aerial shows — especially those performed by the Blue Angels flying group — there are a number of other events worthy of everyone’s consideration. Among these are: K9 Heroes Bark at the Park, which honors the nation’s dog heroes; the Fleet Week High School Band Challenge, where bands compete against each other for money for school music programs; along with ship tours, where interested parties can get a glimpse of the day-to-day lives of U.S. and Canadian sailors by touring naval destroyers, cruisers and amphibious carriers from both countries. 
   
Learn more about Fleet Week at https://fleetweeksf.org/.
 
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