Featured Parades

The 3rd Annual Philadelphia Veterans Parade

Vietnam Veterans of America

The Philadelphia Veterans Parade held the annual Parade honoring the sacrifices of our Veterans in the tri-state region, on Sunday, November 5th. The parade kicked off at 12:30 pm from JFK Blvd and North 16th Street. The parade route continued around City Hall, heading east on Market Street and ended at North […]

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2016 Veterans Day Parade in Media

2016 Media Parade

57th Annual Delaware County Veterans Day Parade Friday, November 11, 2016 Honoring Veterans Around the Globe Masters of Ceremony: Mayor Bob McMahon and Mr. Robert Dimond Grand Marshal: Colonel Maureen Weigl   Colonel Maureen Weigl Kevin Pierce sings America the Beautiful and God Bless the USA

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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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2007 Veterans Day Parade

Grand Marshal Ed McMahon

48th Annual Delaware County Veterans Day Parade Tuesday, November 11, 2007 Honoring “The Greatest Generation” Grand Marshal Ed McMahon Ed McMahon flew 85 “bird dog” missions during his tour in Korea between 1952-1954 and was a one time resident of Delaware County, having lived in Drexel Hill while working for NBC 10. […]

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2004 Veterans Day Parade

Tom Ridge and Dick Winters

45th Annual Delaware County Veterans Day Parade Thursday, November 11, 2004 A Welcome Home for the Troops of the Global War on Terrorism Grand Marshals Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge “Band of Brothers” Leader Richard Winters Flag Exchange Ambassadors Forrest Guth, Ed Shames and Bill Guarnere (pictured above) Parade Announcer Harry Kalas

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2003 Veterans Day Parade

Veterans Day Parade 2003

44th Annual Delaware County Veterans Day Parade Tuesday, November 11, 2003 Special Tribute to Korean War Veterans Grand Marshals Bob Dimond, Korean War Veteran Governor Ed Rendell Flag Exchange Ambassadors Forrest Guth & Ed Shames 101st Airborne, 506 PIR, E Company – Band of Brothers Parade Announcer Harry Kalas

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1999 Veterans Day Parade

Tom Ridge and Bob Dole

40th Annual Delaware County Veterans Day Parade Thursday, November 11, 1999 More than 3000 students participate in Media’s Veterans Day events. Governor Ridge presents Senator Bob Dole with Pennsylvania’s $2 million contribution to the WWII Memorial — the largest gift from any state. Key participants include Brigadier General John Patten, Senator Dick Tilghman, Senator Jack […]

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Flag Exchange 1991

Flag Exchange 1991

The Persian Gulf War in 1991 began a new era for veterans. The immediate and overwhelming victory by the United States against Saddam Hussein instilled a sense of pride in all veterans. A group of Vietnam veterans organized a ceremony to welcome home returning troops. It was our way of saying that […]

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