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2019 Gravely Celebration Experience

February 21, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The VADM Samuel L. Gravely, Jr. Leadership & Service Award, which is conferred annually at the Gravely Celebration Experience, recognizes leaders in Southern California who exemplify the trailblazing, courageous service of the late U.S. Navy Vice Admiral. The Gravely Celebration Experience is held annually in February as part of Black History Month. It features a sunset reception and starlit awards program on the fantail of the Battleship IOWA. Essay Contest All high school juniors enrolled in a U.S. History course attending public (traditional or charter), private or parochial schools, or home-schooled students between the ages of 15 – 18 are eligible to compete for cash prizes and other honors. Purchase tickets at:



February 21, 2019
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Battleship Iowa


USS Iowa