Pictured are video and photos from today’s (Saturday, November 7, 2015) Tamaqua Veterans Day Parade. The parade is organized every year via members of the Tamaqua American Legion C.H. Berry Post 173.
Organizers stated their appreciation to Charlie Linkhorst (Grand Marshal), Ava Murray (Poppy Queen), Tamaqua Raider Marching Band (& director Mark Betz), Tamaqua Cheerleaders, Tamaqua Cub/Boy Scouts, Tamaqua Girl Scouts, ALL fire companies, Tamaqua Rescue Squad, American Legion Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion, Tamaqua Police, Tamaqua Fire Police, Tamaqua Ambulance, Tamaqua Borough, Chris Morrison (Tamaqua Mayor), George Halcovage (Schuylkill County Commissioner), parade escorts, and many others.
Attending news media were also appreciated, to include Times News newspaper, Republican Herald newspaper, Standard Speaker newspaper, and Blue Ridge 13 television.
TamaquaArea.com Video of Firing Detail and “Taps” at Veterans War Memorial:
TamaquaArea.com Video of Parade: (videographer Eric Becker)
TamaquaArea.com Video of Program at Legion: (videographer Eric Becker)
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