Author Archives: Charlie Strickler

Interview with Marine Wally Nunn, Vietnam

Wally Nunn

We have had the opportunity to interview and learn Veterans’ stories, including Marine Wally Nunn. Nunn tells us about his time spent in Vietnam. Nunn explains how he joined the military as a young boy and how he fought against the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese Army. Nunn also explains the […]

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Interview With Marine James McCloskey, Vietnam War

James McCloskey Interview

Over the years we have been able to interview very worthy people and learn their incredible stories. Amongst them, James McCloskey, a retired Marine, reflects on his time during the Vietnam War. McCloskey shares what enticed him to join the Marines, how he was trained to go to Vietnam, and why he […]

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2020 Memorial Day Parade

Media Memorial Day 2020

Due to stay-at-home orders in Delaware County there wasn’t a Memorial Day parade in 2020, but there was a fitting memorial that was recorded for all to watch. Lt. Kevin Pierce, Retired PA State Police sings the national anthem. Remarks by Media Mayor Bob McMahon, 1st Infantry Div. Vietnam 1968-69. Lt. Kevin […]

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2019 Media Veterans Day Parade Photo Gallery

VFW Veterans Salute

Thank you to all of our wonderful parade participants and spectators that turned out for this year’s Veterans Day Parade in Media! We had a great time at the parade, and we hope you did, too. Congratulations to our essay contest winners: Luke, Lylah, and Rohan. You can read the essays here. […]

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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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