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It’s that time of the year again. Marine Week is here. The Marine Corps’ annual traveling exhibit of all things leatherneck set up shop in Cleveland this year, and will call Ohio home for the week. There’s a variety of exhibits, concerts and volunteer events, as this listing outlines. Marines from Ohio have a rich history in the Corps. Cleveland alone has yielded five Medal of Honor recipients, Marine officials said. Third Battalion, 25th Marines, out of Cleveland, also contributed heavily during the Iraq war. The Corps will push out content about Marine Week this week on Twitter using the…

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Capital of the World will showcase the Marine Corps next summer. Cleveland, Ohio, has been selected as the next site for Marine Week, the Corps’ annual community outreach event, Marine officials announced today. It will be held from June 11 to 17, include demonstrations of military equipment and training and conclude with a “full-scale combat demonstration,” assumedly involving nearby Lake Erie. The Corps already has launched a promotional website here featuring this video: [youtube][/youtube] Some of the Corps’ history in Cleveland is available here.