Prospect Park hosted Marine Day this year, where the Marines held a special showcase to display their capabilities and to meet with the general public. The event featuring workout with Marines, interactive vehicles and weapons displays, exhibits of Marine helicopters, demonstrations and a performance by the USMC Battle Color Detachment. “The Few, The Proud”. Thank you for all you do for America !
Schedule of Events:
9am – 12pm
Workout with Marines: Join the Marines as we perform high-intensity calisthenics, military-style pushups and other exercises. Workouts will start at the top of every hour.
9am – 4:30 pm
Interactive Displays + Demonstrations: Enjoy a display of U.S. Marine vehicles and robots, martial arts, military working dog demonstrations, interactive exhibits and more.
11am – 4:30 pm
Aviation Display: Watch as Marine aircraft, including the world’s only production aircraft to take off and land like a helicopter and fly like plane, the MV-22 Osprey, comes to Prospect Park. The Osprey will be joined by the AH-1 Cobra, CH-53 Super Stallion and UH-1 Huey helicopters. After these aircraft land, the public are welcome to walk inside of all aircraft, take pictures and interact with the pilots and crew.
3:30pm – 4:30pm
USMC Battle Color Detachment Performance: Enjoy a performance including the world-famous Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon and Drum and Bugle Corps.