ADVISORY, Oct. 07, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
United States Navy will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of its 240th Birthday.
In honor of the occasion, Navy Captain David Wright, Professor of Naval Science NROTC Rutgers & Princeton University, will ring the Closing Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, October 8, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
US Navy Media Contact:
CDR Corey Barker
(212) 784-0131/(817) 374-0041
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About U.S. Navy:
As the US Navy celebrates our 240th birthday, America salutes the men and women of the Navy for the contribution they have made to our national security.
The Navy's most important asset -- the American Sailors -- bring the Navy's superior platforms and equipment to life, and demonstrate the versatility and flexibility that is the hallmark of America's Navy around the world.
Since Oct. 13, 1775, the United States Navy has maintained a presence around the globe, around the clock. The Navy and its Sailors have deployed in peace to advance and safeguard America's relationships. In conflict, these brave men and women defeated determined enemies at sea, in the air, and ashore. The Navy's forward-deployed naval presence delivers security, influence, and an unmatched responsiveness for our nation's leaders. The brave men and women of the Navy uphold our nation's highest standards and its core values of honor, courage and commitment.
The United States Navy has been "Ready Then, Ready Now, Ready Always," for 240 years. It's our proud heritage is steeped in innovation -- a rich tradition of turning bold ideas into operational realities. From the first steam-powered vessel USS Fulton, ships built at Brooklyn Navy Yard, to the first nuclear-powered submarine USS Nautilus and the new and advanced Ford-class carriers, the Navy continues to evolve and employ next generation capabilities, boosting its aircraft combat effectiveness. The forward presence provided by America's away team is both a means and an end to advancing and safeguarding our nation's maritime objectives.
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