NC VETERANS DAY PARADE - NC Veteran s Day Parade

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					                     NC VETERANS DAY PARADE
                         NOVEMBER 10, 2012
#    Participant                         Biography
1    Raleigh Police Car

2    Color Guard

3    Sons of the American     "The North Carolina Society of the Sons of the
     Revolution               American Revolution” is a historical,
                              educational, and patriotic organization that
                              seeks to maintain the institutions of American
                              freedom, an appreciation for true patriotism, a
                              respect for our national symbols, and the value
                              of American citizenship. The SAR does this by
                              recalling the stories of patriotism, courage,
                              sacrifice, tragedy, and triumph of those who
                              achieved the independence of the American
4.   FORSCOMM Band            FORSCOMM Band
5.   50th Signal Battalion    The 50th Signal Battalion (Expeditionary) is
                              Commanded by Lieutenant Colonel
                              Christopher M. O'Connor. The Command
                              Sergeant Major is Command Sergeant Mathew
                              I. Acome. The 50th Signal Battalion (EXP) is
                              one of 12 of the Army’s Expeditionary Signal
                              Battalions, and the only Expeditionary Signal
                              Battalion on Fort Bragg. Their mission is to
                              provide rapidly deployable, secure and non-
                              secure voice, data and visual communications
                              (C4) support during joint and combined
                              operations anywhere in the world.
6.     Brigadier General      Grand Marshal - Brigadier General Ferdinand
      Ferdinand Irizarry II   Irizarry II

7.    Bill G. Richard        The American Legion, started in 1919 is the
      NC American Legion     largest organization of wartime veterans with
      Department             over 2.4 million members, stand on the
      Commander              principals "For God and Country" and The
                             Four Pillars: Americanism, Children & Youth,
                             Veterans Affairs & Rehab and National
8.    Jerry Mangum           NC American Legion Department Vice
                             Commander and Division III Commander
9.    American Legion Post   The Fuquay Varina American Legion Post 116
      116 and Riders         serving Veterans and the Community since
                             1922 Post 116 is the Home Post of NC
                             American Legion Riders, being the first Post in
                             NC to adopt Riders. Post 116 is very active with
                             Veterans and programs like MMIA (Military
                             Missions In Action), WWP (Wounded
                             Warriors Project) and Toys for Tots. As
                             servers the community with scholarships,
                             delivering school supplies, stocking the food
                             bank and scouting programs.
10.   Boy Scout Troop 352    Troop 352 was formed in October of 1997 with
                             the commitment to Leadership, Fellowship, and
                             Service. We are chartered by the All Saints
                             Council of the Knights of Columbus #9709, and
                             are based at St. Francis of Assisi Church in
                             Raleigh, North Carolina.
11.   Tarheel Detachment     Mostly WW ll and Korean War Vets
11a   Capital City Young     The Young Marines is the official youth
      Marines                program of the Marine Corps League and the
                             focal point for the Marine Corps Youth drug
                             demand reduction effort. Its mission is to
                             promote the mental, moral, and physical
                             development of young Americans. All of its

12.   Cubscout Pack 10        Cubscout Pack 10 from Holland's United
                              Methodist Church near Garner, NC has
                              been a community program for over 28 years.
                              We are in the Hemlock District, part of the
                              Occoneechee Council of Boy Scouts of America.
                              Our mission is to develop young boys into
                              young men and make it fun.
13.   American Red Cross      The American Red Cross Services to the
                              Armed Forces program provides emergency
                              communications between military members
                              and their families . Volunteers from Red Cross
                              chapters and Red Cross offices on military
                              installations serve in 153 VA hospitals around
                              the nation. It is their way of saying thank-you
                              to that special group of men and women who
                              answered their country’s call and who are now
                              cared for each day in VA medical centers.
13a   United Stated Public    United Stated Public Health Service (USPHS).
      Health Service           USPHS Commissioned Corps is the 7th
      (USPHS                  uniform service of the United States and fall
                              under the Department of Health and Human
                              Service working under the leadership of the
                              United States Surgeon General Vice Admiral
                              Regina Benjamin.
14.   Eastern Wayne Wee       Eastern Wayne Wee Warriors Cheerleaders
      Warriors Cheerleaders
15.           Mayor           Mayor of Raleigh North Carolina
        Nancy McFarlane
16.        Raleigh Fire       2009 Pierce Arrow Pumper and 2010 Pierce
            Department        Arrow Ladder
17.      American Legion      American Legion Post 1 is a veteran’s
              Post 1          organization with more than 600 members. As
                              part of the American Legion, Post 1 is
                              committed to mentoring youth, sponsoring
                              wholesome programs in the Raleigh
                              community, while advocating patriotism, honor
                              and a strong national defense.

18.    Pack 515 and Troop     Pack 515 and Troop 515 Wendell NC
         515 Wendell NC
19.        Wake Forest        Established during the 2002-03 school year at
         Rolesville Army      Wake Forest-Rolesville High School, Army
             JROTC            JROTC provides a quality citizenship.
20.   Apex American Legion    Apex American Legion Post 124
             Post 124
21.    Boy Scout Troop 444    Boy Scout Troop 444
22.     American Heritage     American Heritage Girls Troop NC 1234
              Girls           American Heritage Girls is a Christ-centered
                              scouting organization for girls that builds
                              women of integrity through service to God,
                              family, community and country.
23.   St Augustine’s Army     St Augustine’s Falcon Battalion Army ROTC
      ROTC                    which includes Cadets from St. Augustine’s
                              College, Shaw University, and NC
                              Wesleyan College
24.   US Department of        VA Mission Statement: To fulfill President
      Veterans Affairs        Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall
                              have borne the battle, and for his widow, and
                              his orphan" by serving and honoring the
                              men and women who are America's veterans.
                              We are the people who care for our veterans.
                              The Staff walking are representing Durham
                              VA Medical, Raleigh VA Community-Based
                              Outpatient Clinic, and the Raleigh Vet Center.
                              Some of us are veterans and are still serving
                              with honor.
25.   Raleigh VA outpatient   VA Mission Statement: To fulfill President
      clinic                  Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall
                              have borne the battle, and for his widow, and
                              his orphan" by serving and honoring the men
                              and women who are America's veterans. We
                              are the people who care for our veterans. The
                              Staff walking are representing Durham VA
                              Medical, Raleigh VA Community-Based
                              Outpatient Clinic, and the Raleigh Vet Center.
                              Some of us are veterans and are still serving
                              with honor.

26.   Louisburg Buffalo     WE are one of 93 Chapters Nationally and
      Soldiers              Internationally, Most of us are X Military,
                            Retired Military, and Active Duty. We Ride to
                            promote the history of the Buffalo Soldier
                            Calvary Units, to Support our Veterans, and
                            promote Motorcycle Safety in the Community.
27.   Nationwide            Nationwide Insurance

28.   Miss American Coed    Miss American Coed Pageant System
      Pageant System
29.   US Naval Sea Cadets   US Naval Sea Cadets is a youth organization
      Corps                 sponsored by the US Navy League and manned
                            by volunteers. Values are based upon the Navy
                            Core Value of Honor, Courage and
                            Commitment. Our goal is to instill respect,
                            discipline, a love of country in America's youth
                            and to help guide them along a path of
                            responsible citizenry.
30.   Vietnam Veterans of   Vietnam Veterans of America is the only
      America, Inc.         national organization congressionally chartered
                            and exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-era
                            veterans and their families. Chapters are
                            located across the state.
31.   North Carolina        The North Carolina Vietnam Veterans,
      Vietnam               Incorporated. These men and women proudly
      Veterans of America   went to war for their country over forty years
                            ago. Please give them the welcome home they so
                            richly deserve. Marching with them are their
                            brothers in arms, former members of the
                            Republic South Vietnam military. Please
                            welcome them as well.
32.   The Rusty Bucket      We have been in the parade in prior years. We
      L.L.C.                have had veterans ride and we enter to
                            celebrate our Vets.
33.   Winding Springs       Winding Springs Elementary school
      Elementary School     cheerleading/dance team. They love to show
                            spirit for our school & country. We are the
                            super eagles.

34.   Courtney kilpatrick     Miss North Carolina's Outstanding Mini
      Tieman                  Majestic

35.   1935 Packard            1935 Packard

36.   RTP Corvette            RTP Corvette Organization

37.   Sanderson High        The Sanderson H.S. Air Force JROTC corps of
      School AFJROTC        cadets have been selected as an Air Force
                            Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit for nine
                            consecutive year -- every year since the award
                            was created. Over the last eight years, 100
                            percent of Sanderson’s senior cadets have
                            graduated from high school and have earned
                            over eight million dollars in college
                            scholarships. Each year, Sanderson's cadets
                            accomplish over 3500 hours of school and
                            community service hours. Projects included
                            color guards at home sports events, the NC
                            State Fair, NC High School Athletic Association
                            championship games, school escort and guide
                            duties during open houses, Adopt-A Highway,
                            tutoring reading and math at Green
                            Elementary School, plus much more. This year,
                            the corps of cadets is 185 strong
38.   Sanderson High School Sanderson High School Band
39.   Boy Scout Venture     Venture Crew 75 is based and sponsored by the
      Crew 75               American Legion Post 116 in Fuquay Varina,
                            NC. We give the older Scouts an alternative for
                            higher adventures in the Scouting Program
40.   Congressman           Congressman Dave Price
      Dave Price

40a   Mr. Vern Bullock        Excalibur’s & Essex Coach & Rolls Royce
      Classy Transportation

41.   Cub Scout Pack 222 &   Cub Scout Pack 222 is in their 20th year, and is
      Boy Scout Troop 22     proud to announce Boy Scout Troop 22, which
                             was formed just a few months ago. Both units
                             are chartered to Macedonia Baptist Church.
                              The cubmaster is Carl Sommer, and the
                             Scoutmaster is Mike King.
42.   Michael Mihalik        1942 Army Jeep

43.     Cary High School     Cary has been a Navy Distinguished Unit for
        Navy Junior ROTC     the past eleven consecutive years, four time
                             Best in Area (all of NC and SC) unit and the
                             five time NC state champion Navy JROTC
                             unit. The Commanding officer is Cadet
                             Lieutenant Donna Supple and the Color Guard
                             Commander is Cadet Senior Chief Anna
                             Earley. The commanders of the platoons are
                             Cadet Senior Chief Brian Schmid for the
                             Armed Platoon and Cadet Senior Chief Nereda
                             Rodriguez for the Unarmed Platoon.
44.   Civil Air Patrol-      Raleigh-Wake Composite Squadron
      Raleigh-Wake Cadets    representing Civil Air Patrol an all volunteer
                             auxiliary of the United States Air Force. We do
                             90 percent of all inland search and rescue
                             missions for the Air force. Members are age 12-
                             95. We are the largest squadron in the middle
                             east region.
45.   North Carolina         North Carolina's Operation: Military Kids
      Operation: Military    (OMK) and 4-H programs are honored
      Kids                   to continue the tradition in providing the more
                             than 109,375 military youth and their families
                             with program opportunities for school age,
                             middle school and teenaged youth connecting
                             them to support resources where they live.

                             NC OMK & 4-H: Supporting Military
                             Families in Our Own Backyard!

46.   Cub Scout Pack 217   Cub Scout Pack 217 is Chartered by
                           Crossroads Fellowship. They are heavily
                           engaged in growing healthy, strong young boys
                           into active, involved future citizens. The Pack
                           meets on Monday nights at 6:30 each week,
                           where they focus on teaching each boy to do his
                           best and do his duty to God and to country.

47.   Enloe High School    The Enloe High School Band is proud to march
      Band                 in support of our community’s veterans
48.   NCMVPA               The North Carolina Military Vehicles
                           Preservation Association
49.   USO of NC - RDU      USO of NC - RDU Center
49a   Piedmont Classic     Piedmont Classic Chevy Club
      Chevy Club

50.   American Legion      We are members of the American legion and
      Riders post 232      have a keen interest in motorcycles, we are the
                           first American legion riders group to have
                           formed in N.C. that was 11 years ago.
51.   Phillip O. Berry     Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology US
      Academy of           Army JROTC started in 2002 with 77
      Technology           Cadets. The program has grown today to over
                           260 cadets with an on time
                           graduation rate of 100 Percent
52.   VFW Post 10999       VFW Post 10999 was organized in 1991. We
                           welcome any veteran that has served oversees
                           in a war time theater for membership in our
                           post. The post meets the first Thursday each
                           month at Gwndolyn’s on Curtis Drive, Raleigh,

53.   Time Warner             Time Warner Cable Inc. is among the largest
                              providers of video, high-speed data and phone
                              services in the United States, connecting more
                              than 15 million customers to entertainment,
                              information and each other. Time Warner
                              Cable supports Veterans within the company
                              and in the community through an enterprise
                              wide support network, known as the VetNet
                              Committee. Time Warner Cable, Enjoy Better!
54.   Middle Creek High       Middle Creek High School Band
      School Band/ROTC

55.   518th SUSTAINMENT 518th Sustainment Brigade from Cary, NC.
      BRIGADE             They will soon be making a new home in
                          Knightdale, NC in early 2013
56.   Open Door Resource  A non-profit organization that caters to
      Center Inc.         veterans with classes, assistance with securing
                          their benefits and housing.
57.   Veterans of Foreign Veterans of Foreign War Post 10225
      War Post 10225
                          ENTERTAINING CLOWN FOR ALL

59.   Millbrook High School   The JROTC program is in its third year at
      JROTC - Wildcat         Millbrook High School. Cadets work and study
      Batallion               to develop the core values of leadership,
                              citizenship and responsibility. Cadets are
                              involved in a variety of community service
                              projects around the Raleigh area.
60.   Betty Lou Ward          County Commissioner
61.   American Airlines       The American Airlines Veteran Military
                              Employee Resource Group was founded in
                              2008 by American Airlines Employees.
                               Employees hold office fundraisers and give
                              back to the military community by
                              volunteering with the USO, hosting bingo at the
                              FAY Veterans Nursing Home, Military
                              Appreciation Family Movie nights, cell phone
                              collections and ship packages to the troops.

62.   Girl Scouts North        Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines
      Carolina Coastal Pines   serves more than 33,000 girl members 5 to 17
                               years old and more than 10,000 adult members
                               in 41 central and eastern North Carolina
63.   Disabled American        Woodrow Wilson Chapter 1 Disabled
      Veterans                 American Veterans and Auxiliary located 625
                               New Bern Ave, Raleigh and 1700 Hodge Rd.
                               Knightdale. The DAV is made up exclusively of
                               men and women disabled in our nation's
                               defense, the Disabled American Veterans is
                               dedicated to one, single purpose: building
                               better lives for all of our nation's disabled
                               veterans and their families. Providing free,
                               professional assistance to veterans and their
                               families in obtaining benefits and services
                               earned through military service and provided
                               by the Department of Veterans Affairs and
                               other agencies of government.
64.   Cub Scout Pack 399       Cub Scout Pack 399 is an active group of about
                               75 boys located in Raleigh, NC. It was
                               chartered in 1992 and is celebrating 20 years in
                               2012. Its Charter Organization is Soapstone
                               United Methodist Church. The Cubmaster is
                               David Hodges and the Assistant Cubmaster is
                               Ted Lowery.
65.   Riverside High School    Riverside High School Air Force Junior ROTC
      Air Force Junior ROTC
65a   Military Order of the Al Meyer Chapter 637 Military Order of The
      Purple Heart          Purple Heart, command by Commander
                            Andrew Roberson. Riding with him are other
                            members of the chapter Al Meyer Chapter
                            cover Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville,
                            Harnett, Johnston, Nash, Person, Vance, Wake,
                            and Warren counties.

66.   Charles T. Norwood       Charles T. Norwood American Legion Post 157
      American Legion Post

67.   City of Raleigh Public   Happy Veteran's Day from The City of Raleigh
      Utilities Dept           Public Utilities Department! In the parade
                               today are Public Utilities employees who have
                               served in the Armed Services. “Serving our
                               country, serving our community”--The Public
                               Utilities department provides water and
                               sanitary sewer service to approximately
                               179,000 metered water and sewer customers in
                               a service area of approximately 485,000 in
                               Raleigh, Garner, Knightdale, Rolesville, Wake
                               Forest, Wendell and Zebulon. Public Utilities
                               employees are on our roadways and
                               neighborhoods reading meters, working on
                               construction projects, maintaining and
                               repairing our water and sewer lines throughout
                               the service area…and they take pride in
                               providing reliable water and sewer service to
68.   Tarheel Challenge        Tarheel Challenge Academy is a disciplined,
      Academy                  military style education program for at-risk
                               male and female youth, ages 16-18 who have
                               dropped out of school or are having difficulty
                               being successful in a current school
                               environment. The mission of Tarheel Challenge
                               is to redirect the efforts of young adults by
                               providing them an opportunity to improve
                               their life coping skills, to advance their
                               education, to improve their employment
                               readiness, and to become productive citizens in
                               their community.

69.   Star International   STAR Touring and Riding is an International
      Chapter 267          Organization of motorcycle riders focused on
                           family, fun, camaraderie and RIDING. As we
                           ride with the emphasis on the fun, we take
                           safety seriously and ride as to ride again and
                           again. In 2001 STAR Touring and Riding
                           formed STAR VETS. As one of the fastest
                           growing segments of the organization, STAR
                           VETS honors and commemorates the sacrifices
                           of the men and women who have served or are
                           currently serving their country.
      BAND                 TO THE VETERNS DAY PARADE
                           BECAUSE WE BELIEVE INHONORING
                           AND SUPPORTING OUR VETERANS. THE
                           BAND IS COMPRISED OF 80 MEMBERS
                           THROUGHTOUT RALEIGH. THE
                           MEMBERS CREATE THEIR DANCE AN
                           MAKETHE COSTUMES
71.   Pack 332             Our Pack has been chartered by Our Lady of
                           Lourdes in Raleigh for over 30 years. We have
                           all ranks from Tiger Scouts through Webelos
                           and also have a large Boy Scout troop.
72.   Cub Scout Pack 347   Cub Scout Pack 347, Knightdale, NC. Cub
      Knightdale           Scout Pack 347 is proud to announce they are
                           celebrating 49 years as a chartered member of
                           the Boy Scouts of America! They meet every
                           Monday night at 7:00 PM at Bethlehem Baptist
                           Church located at 8800 Poole Road in
                           Knightdale. We would like to thank and
                           acknowledge Mr. Charles Bullock of B & B
                           Towing in Knightdale for supplying the
                           military trucks the Scouts are riding in today
                           for the Veterans Day Parade.

73.   Student Veterans of    Student Veterans of North Carolina State
      North Carolina State
74.   Wake 22 Girl Scouts    Wake 22 Girl Scouts, serves south Raleigh and
                             Garner North Carolina


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