Trump Inaugural Parade To Have Over 8,000 People Including Military & Police Units
The inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump will include a parade composed of 8,000 marchers from 40 organizations including the military, veterans groups and law enforcement, as well as the Boy Scouts of America.
President-elect Donald Trump’s inaugural parade will include over 8,000 participants and 40 organizations, Boris Epshteyn, director of communications for the inaugural committee told Fox News.
Epshteyn said the participants represent “the truly best of America.” He noted they include representatives from the New York police department, as well as the military.
Several veterans service organizations will also be joining in the parade, The Hill reports.
American Veterans, Disabled American Veterans and Wounded Warriors are among the groups participating, according to the website which attributes the information to Trump’s inaugural committee.
The groups were not part of the inaugural parades for President Barack Obama, although other veteran organizations did march in Obama’s inaugurations, according to The Hill. More
According to the Presidential Inaugural Committee, participants include:
1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment – Fort Hood, Texas.
1st Infantry Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard- Fort Riley, Kansas.
Boone County Elite 4-H Equestrian Drill Team – Burlington, Kentucky.
Caisson Platoon, Fort Myer – Fort Myer, Virginia.
Cleveland Police Mounted Unit – Cleveland
Coastal Florida Police & Fire Pipes & Drums – Palm Coast, Florida.
Columbus North High School Band – Columbus, Indiana.
Culver Academy Equestrian – Culver, Indiana.
First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry – Philadelphia
Fishburne Military School Army JROTC Caissons Battalion – Fishburne, Virginia.
Frankfort High School Band – Ridgeley, West Virginia.
Franklin Regional High School Panther Marching Band – Murrysville, Pennsylvania.
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Motorcycle Drill Team – Indianapolis
Kids Overseas – Richmond Hill, Georgia.
Lil’ Wranglers – College Station, Texas.
Marist College Band – Poughkeepsie, New York.
Merced County Sheriff’s Posse – Hilmar, California.
Michigan Multi-Jurisdictional Mounted Police Drill Team and Color Guard – Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Mid America Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team – New Buffalo, Michigan.
Nassau County Firefighters Pipes and Drums – East Meadow, New York.
North Carolina Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association – Hillsborough, North Carolina.
New York Police Department Emerald Society Pipes & Drums – East Moriches, New York.
Olivet Nazarene University – Bourbonnais, Illinois.
Palmetto Ridge High School Band – Naples, Floria.
Russellville High School Band – Russellville, Arkansas.
Talladega College Band – Talladega, Alabama.
Texas State University Strutters – San Marcos, Texas.
The Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes and Summerall Guards – Charleston, South Carolina.
The Freedom Riders – Kersey, Colorado.
Tragedy Assistance Marching Unit – Arlington, Virginia.
Tupelo High School Band – Tupelo, Mississippi.
University of Tennessee Marching Band – Knoxville, Tennessee.
Virginia Military Institute Corps of Cadets – Lexington, Virginia.
West Monroe High School Marching Band – West Monroe, Louisiana.
Boy Scouts of America
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations
Disabled American Veterans
U.S. Border Patrol Pipes and Drums