There is the possibility that the christening date for USS NORTH DAKOTA (SSN-784) may soon be announced! Stand by!
Here are more photos from the Mandan 4th of July parade taken by Chuck Bartholomay of American Bank Center, the sponsor of the float.
Jeff and Katie Fowler
Linda and Tim Preabt
Old Glory as the parade forms up
The Ship’s Sponsor gets underway for USS NORTH DAKOTA as the Grand Marshal of the parade
The float is being towed by Kelvin Hulett, President of the Bismarck-Mandan Area Chamber of Commerce
The lead vehicle going down Main Street
Chief of the Boat Master Chief Tim Preabt, a 1989 Mandan High School graduate, and his wife Linda, a 1990 Williston high School graduate, wave to the crowd.