Parades

The Veteran’s Legacy Project organizes 2 annual parades in Media, PA: The Memorial Day Parade, and the Veteran’s Day Parade.

These parades are meant to be an enjoyable event for the community to honor the men and women who have provided their military services to our country.

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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2006 Veterans Day Parade

47th Annual Delaware County Veterans Day Parade Sunday, November 11, 2006 Honoring Medics, the Unsung Heroes Masters of Ceremony Mayor Bob McMahon and Mr. Robert Dimond Grand Marshals Honored Medics Special Guests and Speakers Governor Ed Rendell US Representative Curt Weldon Senator-Elect Robert Casey Flag Exchange Ceremony Gold Star Mothers Irma Sitcoff and […]

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2005 Veterans Day Parade

Luther Smith and Bob Casey

46th Annual Delaware County Veterans Day Parade Friday, November 11, 2005 Honoring the Tuskegee Airmen Masters of Ceremony Harry Kalas Grand Marshal Luther Smith, Captain in the Tuskegee Airmen Special Guests and Speakers Governor Ed Rendell Senator Robert Casey

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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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2001 Veterans Day Parade

Tim Russert and Harry Kalas

42nd Annual Delaware County Veterans Day Parade Sunday, November 11, 2001 Honored Guests Tim Russert Medal of Honor Recipient Stephen Gregg Master of Ceremonies 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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