A lot of the parts used to build those mighty military machines on display during Marine Week are made in Cleveland.
CLEVELAND - Saturday and Sunday, the U.S. Marines put on a show that dazzled spectators.
Starting at 2 p.m. Saturday, the mock invasion of Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland began.
The Marines said the demonstration gave people an idea of what it would look like if the Marines invaded an airport.
"It's not only just an air show but we've got Marines on the ground, we have tracked vehicles, wheeled vehicles. You're going to see Marines in assault formations as they come across the airfield. It's really generating an airfield attack," Lt. Col. Len Anderson said.
Gates at Burke Lakefront Airport opened at 10 a.m. Sunday for the final day of Marine Week.
The day was full of activities including a band concert and drill platoon performances.
"Everybody will have access to seeing how the Marine Corps works and operates and just in and amongst it we have air crew and Marines that will out there in the crowd to answer questions. It's a great place to come and learn and see what Marines do not only in the air but on the ground," Lt. Col. Anderson said.
The traveling Vietnam Memorial, a replica of the permanent memorial in Washington, D.C., is in Cleveland during Marine Week, where U.S. Marines exhibit is under way showing manpower and military machinery.
The Marine Corps has taken Cleveland and Brook Park's youth under its wings during Marine Week.
The Marine Week Cleveland mural, which was painted by six Marines, was unveiled on Friday morning at the Cleveland Water Collection on East 55th Street and Carnegie Avenue.
The Ohio Flags of Honor memorial, featuring more than 400 full-sized flags, is on display in Cleveland's Voinovich Park throughout Marine Week.
Saturday and Sunday, the U.S. Marines put on a show that dazzled spectators.
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