News and Events:
Plaque Posted on Mt Soledad Honoring all 173d Airborne Veterans
Installation Of Memorial Headstone
Miramar National Cemetery
L to R: David Wilbur, Henry Stiegler, Al Calderone, Gil Reynoso,
Jon Hutchens, Rusty Kulp. Al Gonzalez, Richard Gauthier (not pictured)
On the Golf Course for a Cause
Annual Coronado 4th of July Parade 4 July 2018
July 4th was a beautiful day for the 70th Annual Independence Day Parade in Coronado, across the bay from San Diego. This year’s theme was “America’s Heritage”. The parade ran the length of the island and the Color Guard made up of veteran paratroopers of 173d Chapter 28 accompanied by 82nd Airborne veterans marched the entire 1.6 mile length of the parade route.
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Two vintage vehicles bolstered the group’s presence. Ninety-four year old John Short rode in Rusty Culp’s modified M151 jeep. Lou Mossa and Dave Wilbur rode on Warren Williams’ 2 ton 1953 Chevy flatbed.
Annual Coronado 4th of July Parade 4 July 2019
Chapter 28 continues to participate in the Annual 4th of July parade in Coronado. The color guard again walked the 3 miles of the parade route to cheers and salutes to the 173d and national flags.
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Escondido Girls Softball League Sponsorship:
The next meeting of Chapter 28, August 11, will decide on this sponsorship. You must be present to vote.
National Park Passes
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Pismo Beach Joint Meeting with Chapter 10
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