Author Archives: Charlie Strickler

2023 Memorial Day Parade

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Delaware County Veteran’s Legacy celebrated the 2023 Memorial Day Parade on May 29th, 2023! Every year, we are honored to gather to remember those who sacrificed their lives for our freedom. In Case You Missed It Special Thanks Special thanks to the Pencrest Marching Band and Ashli Rice for joining us for […]

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Delaware County Veteran’s Legacy Sponsors Eagles Pride Parade

As passionate and committed members of the greater Philadelphia community, the veterans of Delaware County Veteran’s Legacy sponsored a Philadelphia Eagles Pride Parade this past Sunday, February 5th, 2023 in Media in light of the Eagles’ upcoming appearance at Super Bowl LVII. A History of Eagle Pride It’s only been a few […]

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2022 Veterans Day Parade

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Delaware County Veterans Legacy honored local veterans in a ceremony at Towne House in Media, PA on November 11th, 2022. Due to the weather, the annual parade was moved indoors. The event was still hugely successful and speakers and bands were able to come together to honor those who have given so […]

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2022 Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Parade

Veterans Legacy was so honored by the turnout for this year’s 2022 Memorial Day Parade. It was a great event with incredible guests. In addition to many in attendance, we had over 1.4 million people tune in to watch the parade with the local media coverage. Thank you, EVERYONE! We hope to […]

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Announcing the Winners of the 2021 Veterans Day Essay Contest

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This year’s winners of the 2021 Veterans Day Essay Contest are: Camryn McClellan, 6th Grade – Richardson Middle School Jamie Scott, 6th Grade – Springton Lake Middle School Angelina Frazier, 6th Grade – Springton Lake Middle School First Place- Camryn McClellan On his 75th mission over Vietnam, Navy pilot captain Charlie Plumb […]

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2021 Veterans Day Parade

Delaware County Veterans Legacy successfully held the Veterans Day Parade on November 11, 2021. It was exciting to have everyone back together for a live, in-person event!  Although celebrations looked a little different in 2020, we were ecstatic to resume our normal Veterans Day celebration and parade. In addition to this year’s […]

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2021 Memorial Day Ceremony

We hosted a 2021 Media Memorial Day Celebration. In previous years we have had a parade, but this year we celebrated Memorial Day with a special ceremony. Watch The 2021 Memorial Day Ceremony The 2021 Memorial Day Ceremony turned out to be a great success! Thank you to our two singers, Ashli […]

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The Heartwarming Story of Maureen and Mark Robinson

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Maureen Robinson grew up in Chester, Pennsylvania, and always dreamed of being a nurse. She received her nursing degree in 1965 from Saint Francis Hospital in Delaware and was soon sworn into the Army. After passing her boards, she went to medical field service school in Texas, and then she was stationed […]

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Remembering Bob Dimond, A United States Hero

Bob Diamond being awarded in 2016

Every year at the Media Theatre a veteran is recognized for their hard work and determination. In 2016, Robert Dimond was presented with this award. Bob Dimond grew up in Philadelphia during WWII. When Bob turned 17 in 1952, he dropped out of high school to enlist in the US Army. He […]

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Interview with Rodman Hugh

Rodman Hugh

We had the honor of interviewing Rodman Hugh, a soldier that served in WWII, stationed in Europe. Hugh recalls the memories of living through the attack on Pearl Harbor, how he and his brother Harry were first drafted into the service, his travels on the Queen Mary, and his life serving in […]

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