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April 2 and April 4

Next week, April 1-7, Montgomery will host the Capitol's first Navy Week. The celebration will emphasize the importance of the U.S. Navy to Montgomery, the state of Alabama, and the nation.

The Archives is hosting two Navy Week events, detailed below:

Tuesday, April 2, 9:00-11:00am CT

The Navy Band Southeast Woodwind Quintet will perform and talk with guests in the Main Lobby of the Archives.

Thursday, April 4, 8:30am-12:00pm CT

Archives Front Terrace and Lobbies

Opportunities to visit with crew members of the U.S.S. Constitution, U.S.S. Montgomery (LCS 8), and U.S.S. Alabama (SSBN731).

Special presentations by the Navy Drill Team

Navy Week will conclude Saturday and Sunday with the Beyond the Horizon Air and Space Show at Maxwell Air Force Base, where the U.S. Navy Blue Angels will perform.

Photo: Change of Command ceremony for the U.S. Navy Reserve, possibly at the training center at 1650 Federal Drive in Montgomery, Alabama, October 26, 1959. From the John Engelhardt Scott Negative Collection at the ADAH.


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