Author Archives: Charlie Strickler

Announcing the Winner of the 2019 Mary Ryan Memorial Essay Contest

This year’s essay topic was focused around the American Legion and its 100th anniversary. Students were asked to reflect on the American Legion, what it is, how it serves our veterans, and how we can get veterans of recent wars, like Iraq and Afganistan, to join the Legion. First Place: The winning […]

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2019 Veterans Day Parade in Media

American Legion

We are excited to announce the upcoming 2019 Veterans Day Parade in Media, PA! The talented students from our local middle and high school bands will be providing music for the parade. At this time, dignitaries expected include Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey, and Pennsylvania Representatives Leanne Krueger, Mike Zabel, and Jennifer O’Mara. […]

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2015 Veterans Day Parade in Media

Veterans Day Parade 2015

56th Annual Delaware County Veterans Day Parade Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Honoring Veterans Around the Globe Masters of Ceremony: Mayor Bob McMahon and Mr. Robert Dimond Grand Marshal: Henry Eugene Vickers Participants in this year’s Veterans Day Parade included: Valley Forge Military Academy Mounted Color Guard Penncrest High School – Craig Snyder, Band […]

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2015 Memorial Day Parade in Media

Memorial Day 2015

Memorial Day is the day set aside to pay tribute to those who gave their lives for our freedom. This year’s Memorial Day Parade took place on Monday, May 25th at 10am in Media, PA. Special Speaker Missy Farkouh

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2015 Patriotic Concert

Patriotic Concert 2015

The 8th Annual Patriotic Concert took place at Reformation Lutheran Church, 102 West Rose Tree Road, Media, on Tuesday, June 30th at 7:00pm. Proceeds benefitted the U. S. Veterans Legacy Project and the Pennsylvania Veterans Museum in Media. For more information on Reformation Lutheran Church, click here.

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2014 Veterans Day Parade

Valley Forge Military Academy -2014

55th Annual Delaware County Veterans Day Parade Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Honoring “The Greatest Generation” Masters of Ceremony Mayor Bob McMahon and Mr. Robert Dimond Grand Marshals The Greatest Generation Special Guests and Speakers Senator Robert Casey Mr. Mario Civera

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2013 Veterans Day Parade

54th Annual Delaware County Veterans Day Parade Monday, November 11, 2013 Honoring “The Troops who Fought in Iraq and Afghanistan” Grand Marshals Dr. John Nagl, US Army Jason Simms, US Marine Corps Masters of Ceremony Mayor Bob McMahon & Robert Dimond Special Guests and Speakers Senator Bob Casey Senator Patrick Toomey Representative […]

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2012 Veterans Day Parade

53rd Annual Delaware County Veterans Day Parade Monday, November 11, 2012 Honoring “The New Greatest Generation” Masters of Ceremony Mayor Bob McMahon & Robert Dimond Special Guests and Speakers Senator Bob Casey Senator Patrick Toomey Colonel Wilbur Wolf Lt. Col. Don McDannald Flag Exchange Ceremony Veterans of all wars and area students

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2011 Veterans Day Parade

Vice President Joe Biden

52nd Annual Delaware County Veterans Day Parade Friday, November 11, 2011 Honoring “All American Veterans” Special Guests Vice President Joe Biden Dr. Jill Biden Masters of Ceremony Mayor Bob McMahon & Robert Dimond Special Guests and Speakers Congressman Pat Meehan PA Senator Ted Erickson

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2010 Veterans Day Parade

2010 Veterans Day Parade

51st Annual Delaware County Veterans Day Parade Thursday, November 11, 2010 Honoring the “Greatest Generation” Grand Marshals Bill Fili, WWII Army Air Corps, POW Walt Tallmadge, Marine Corps, Pacific Masters of Ceremony Mayor Bob McMahon & Robert Dimond Special Guests and Speakers Senator Robert Casey US Representative Joseph Sestak Governor Ed Rendell Congressman-Elect Pat […]

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