Marine Week Boston Proclamation Ceremony

Upcoming Event Highlights

Monday, May 3

WHAT:  Mayor Thomas M. Menino will officially proclaim May 3-9 Marine Week in Boston. LtGen Joseph Dunford, USMC, Commanding General I Marine Expeditionary Force, will be in attendance.    

 WHY:   To kick-off the weeklong series of events and activities throughout the Boston area and proclaim May 3-9 as Marine Week in the city.

WHEN:  11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

WHERE:  Faneuil Hall


  • Mayor Menino, LtGen Dunford and Boston city officials kicking off Marine Week
  • Albany Marine Band and Color Guard performances
  • Military ground vehicles with combat-ready Marines for interview and photo opportunities:
    • One MTVR (7 Ton Truck)
    • One M777 Howitzer
    • One HIMARS (Mobile Rocket System)
    • One HMMWV
  • Hometown Hero Marines, on hand for interview opportunities


For interviews with LtGen Dunford, Hometown Hero Marines and Marine Week Boston Marines, please contact Maj Frazee or GySgt Mulero with requests.


Major Brandon Frazee:   480-540-8132

Gunnery Sergeant. Alexis Mulero:  516-729-5347

Press room: 617-423-0201 or 617-423 -0450