Sailors celebrating Navy’s birthday by visiting local schools

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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Sailors locally stationed in Hampton Roads will be celebrating the Navy’s birthday by visiting dozens of area schools.

The Navy says sailors will participate in raising of the morning colors, reading to students and participate in band performances. The visits will fall on the Navy’s 241st birthday as well as Fleet Week in Hampton Roads.

According to the Navy, the for this year’s celebration is “America’s Sailor. For 241 Years: Tough, Bold, and Ready.”