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Fleet Week Is Almost Here

Get ready for weapons displays, soaring Blue Angel planes, ship parades and more.

 

The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels will be arriving at San Francisco International Airport this evening for the city's annual Fleet Week celebration.

The Blue Angels, the Navy's precision flight demonstration team, will arrive in formation at about 6:15 p.m., according to airport officials.

Barring cancellations due to weather, the squadron will be conducting practice flights over San Francisco on Thursday, and then will perform as part of the Fleet Week air show on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

SFFWA will feature a demonstration of working military dogs at San Francisco Pier 80,  Sunday October 7th, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

A full list of Fleet Week events in San Francisco is available here.

The 2012 Fleet Week stated mission is as follows: "to continue to focus on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response Preparedness while we take this annual opportunity to host and thank the young men and women of the Naval Services for their selfless devotion to duty in safeguarding our country."

-Bay City News

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