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U.S. Navy participates in Portland Fleet Week, Rose Festival

12 June 2023

From Navy Region Northwest Public Affairs

PORTLAND, Ore. - The U.S. Navy, along with the U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy, participated in Portland Fleet Week June 7-11, which is part of the annual Portland Rose Festival. 
Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Stephanie Fanchiang and Sonar Technician 2nd Class Greylan Smith, both assigned to USS Kansas City (LCS 22), take a selfie in front of a sign during Portland Fleet Week in Portland, Oregon, June 11, 2023. Portland Fleet Week is a time-honored celebration of the sea services and provides an opportunity for the citizens of Oregon to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today's maritime services. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Sophia H. Bumps)
Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Stephanie Fanchiang and Sonar Technician 2nd Class Greylan Smith, both assigned to USS Kansas City (LCS 22), take a selfie in front of a sign during Portland Fleet Week in Portland, Oregon, June 11, 2023. Portland Fleet Week is a time-honored celebration of the sea services and provides an opportunity for the citizens of Oregon to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today's maritime services. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Sophia H. Bumps)
Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Stephanie Fanchiang and Sonar Technician 2nd Class Greylan Smith, both assigned to USS Kansas City (LCS 22), take a selfie in front of a sign during Portland Fleet Week in Portland, Oregon, June 11, 2023. Portland Fleet Week is a time-honored celebration of the sea services and provides an opportunity for the citizens of Oregon to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today's maritime services. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Sophia H. Bumps)
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Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Stephanie Fanchiang and Sonar Technician 2nd Class Greylan Smith, both assigned to USS Kansas City (LCS 22), take a selfie in front of a sign during Portland Fleet Week in Portland, Oregon, June 11, 2023. Portland Fleet Week is a time-honored celebration of the sea services and provides an opportunity for the citizens of Oregon to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today's maritime services. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Sophia H. Bumps)
Photo By: MCSN Sophia H. Bumps
VIRIN: 230611-N-II719-1064


Participating U.S. Navy ships included Independence-variant littoral combat ship, USS Kansas City (LCS 22) and Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS John S. McCain (DDG 56). The crews opened up their ships for public tours, explored the Portland sights, took part in various community events and volunteer activities.

USS Kansas City (LCS 22) passes underneath Portland's Steel Bridge.
PORTLAND, Ore. (June 8, 2023) The Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Kansas City (LCS 22) passes underneath Portland's Steel Bridge for the annual Rose Festival during Portland Fleet Week in Portland, Ore., June 8, 2023. Portland Fleet Week is a time-honored celebration of the sea services and provides an opportunity for the citizens of Oregon to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today's maritime services. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Sophia H. Bumps)
USS Kansas City (LCS 22) passes underneath Portland's Steel Bridge.
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PORTLAND, Ore. (June 8, 2023) The Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Kansas City (LCS 22) passes underneath Portland's Steel Bridge for the annual Rose Festival during Portland Fleet Week in Portland, Ore., June 8, 2023. Portland Fleet Week is a time-honored celebration of the sea services and provides an opportunity for the citizens of Oregon to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today's maritime services. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Sophia H. Bumps)
Photo By: MCSN Sophia H. Bumps
VIRIN: 230608-N-II719-1042


Portland Fleet Week is a time-honored celebration of the sea services and provides an opportunity for the citizens of Oregon to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services.

Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Autumn Hoadley, assigned to USS Kansas City (LCS 22), shares her cover with a child at the annual Rose Festival Parade during Portland Fleet Week in Portland, Oregon, June 10, 2023. Portland Fleet Week is a time-honored celebration of the sea services and provides an opportunity for the citizens of Oregon to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today's maritime services. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Sophia H. Bumps)
Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Autumn Hoadley, assigned to USS Kansas City (LCS 22), shares her cover with a child at the annual Rose Festival Parade during Portland Fleet Week in Portland, Oregon, June 10, 2023. Portland Fleet Week is a time-honored celebration of the sea services and provides an opportunity for the citizens of Oregon to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today's maritime services. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Sophia H. Bumps)
Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Autumn Hoadley, assigned to USS Kansas City (LCS 22), shares her cover with a child at the annual Rose Festival Parade during Portland Fleet Week in Portland, Oregon, June 10, 2023. Portland Fleet Week is a time-honored celebration of the sea services and provides an opportunity for the citizens of Oregon to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today's maritime services. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Sophia H. Bumps)
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Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Autumn Hoadley, assigned to USS Kansas City (LCS 22), shares her cover with a child at the annual Rose Festival Parade during Portland Fleet Week in Portland, Oregon, June 10, 2023. Portland Fleet Week is a time-honored celebration of the sea services and provides an opportunity for the citizens of Oregon to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today's maritime services. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Sophia H. Bumps)
Photo By: MCSN Sophia H. Bumps
VIRIN: 230610-N-II719-1052


 To view photos and video from Portland Fleet Week 2023, visit https://www.dvidshub.net/unit/NRNW.

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