Once again the 69th Pa "Irish Volunteers" marched in Philadelphia's Saint
Patrick's Day Parade. This year we were asked to lead the entire parade
as the first contingent in the march. The entire parade of more than 300
units of marching bands, dancers, floats and pipe bands followed the
National and Green Battle Colors of the 69th Pa down the Parkway.
The 69th was awarded a "First Place" prize in this years Saint Patricks
|The troops assembled before the parade
|Marching in line down the Parkway
|The "Harvey Family" Co A -father & son
parade together again.
|Our colors are carefully put away for the next event
|Marching down the Parkway in center city Philadelphia
|2nd Sergeant Meehan keeps the troops in a crisp line
|We end our role in the parade by checking arms
|We always end with a salute "To those we represent"