Thursday, May 6, 2010

Parade Entries

On Saturday, May 16, 2009 at 1:30 p.m., the longest-running military parade will start in downtown Torrance, run along Torrance Boulevard west toward Madrona, and end at City Hall. It ends approximately at 3:30 p.m. Please be advised that all streets intersecting the parade route will be closed to through traffic for most of the day. This year, Grand Marshal Rear Admiral Hering will lead over 100 entries, which will include the military personnel, equipment, veterans, and local bands.


Joint Services Color Guard
Rear Admiral Leendert "Len" Hering, Sr. United States Navy - Grand Marshal
Shawn Parr, Go Country 105.1 FM - Celebrity Grand Marshal
Navy Band Southwest United States Navy
Mayor Frank Scotto, City of Torrance
Councilman Bill Sutherland, City of Torrance
Councilman Tom Brewer, City of Torrance
Councilman Gene Barnett & City Treasurer Linda Barnett, City of Torrance
Councilwoman Susan Rhilinger, City of Torrance
Councilman Pat Furey, City of Torrance
Councilman Cliff Numark, City of Torrance
Sue Herbers, City Clerk, City of Torrance
Honorable Debra Bowen, Secretary of State
Ted Lieu, State Assemblyman
Don Knabe, Los Angeles County Supervisor
Major General John S. Harrell, California State Army National Guard
Brigadier General Juan Ruiz, United States Army Reserve
Command Sergeant Major Robert A. Moore, United States Army
Colonel Mike Malone, United States Marine Corps
Major General David J. Eichhorn, United States Air Force
Rear Admiral Timothy Sullivan, United States Coast Guard
1. West High School Entertainment Unit, Torrance
2. Legion of Valor
3. World War II Veterans, Torrance
4. Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, Torrance
5. Prisoner of War Veterans
6. 100th / 442nd Veterans Association, Los Angeles
7. Madrona Middle School Marching Band, Torrance
8. 82nd Airborne Association Lew Millett Chapter, Huntington Beach
9. Tuskegee Airmen, Inc, Altadena
10. First Composite Group - General Patton Museum, LaQuinta
11. State of California Inter-Tribal Veterans Society, Downey
12. Veterans of Foreign War, District 4, Long Beach
13. Combat Infantrymen's Association, Whittier
14. Veterans Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces, Torrance
15. Bert S. Crossland - Torrance American Legion, Torrance

16. Torrance High School Marching Alliance, Torrance
17. 11th Armored Calvary Regiment (ACR) Horse Detachment, Ft Irwin
18. M1151 HMMWV Enhanced Armor Carrier, Ft Irwin
19. NTC Purple Heart Recipients, Ft Irwin
20. US Army Recruiting Battalion
Future Soldier Formation (Oath of Enlistment), Los Angeles
21. Richardson Middle School Band, Torrance
22. NTC, 11th ARC Marching Unit, Ft Irwin
23. NTC, 11th ACR M1A1 Abrams, Ft Irwin
24. NTC, JIEDDO - Buffalo, Ft Irwin
25. NTC, JIEDDO - IED Robots, Ft Irwin
26. NTC, JIEDDO Talon Military Bobots, Ft Irwin
27. NTC, JIEDDO Palbot Light-weight Battle Field Robots, Ft Irwin
28 NTC, JIEDDO RG33 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle, Ft Irwin
29. 40th Infantry Division Band, Los Alamitos
30. 1st Squadron, 18th Cavalry, HMMWV's L-RAS, Los Alamitos
31. California Army National Guard HMMWV's, Torrance
32. 300th Army Band, Bell
33. 311th Sustainment Expeditionary Command RTCH, Los Angeles
34. 311th Sustainment Expeditionary Command LMTV, Los Angeles
35. 311th Sustainment Expeditionary Command M1151 HMMWV, Los Angeles
36. Dance Factory, Torrance
37. U.S. Army Los Angeles Recruiting Battalion G.I. Johnny, Torrance
38. U.S. Army Los Angeles Recruiting Battalion H3 HMMWV, Torrance
39. U.S. Army Los Angeles Recruiting Battalion MEV-5, Torrance
40. U.S. Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard, Barstow
41. USMC 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band, San Diego
42. USMC Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle (MRAP), Seal Beach
43. USMC MTVR & M777A2 Howitzer, Seal Beach
44. USMC M1043 HMMWV with M240G Mounted Machine Gun, Seal Beach
45. Redondo Union High School JROTC, Redondo Beach
46. Carson High School Marine Corps JROTC, Carson

47. North High School Saxon Regiment Marching Band
48. U.S. Navy Color Guard, Los Angeles
49. 1946 BB62 Duty Jeep, Commander Dave Rupp, Los Angeles
50. Navy Region Southwest Police Vehicle, San Diego
51. Navy Marching Unit, Port Hueneme
52. Naval Base Ventura County Missile Float, Port Hueneme
53. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four, Port Hueneme
54. Torrettes, Torrance
55. Navy Recruiting Los Angeles Tahoe, Los Angeles
56. Navy Recruiting Los Angeles Durango, Los Angeles
57. Navy Recruiting Los Angeles Black Jeep TJ "Sahara," Los Angeles
58. Narbonne High School NJROTC, Lomita
59. U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps - Ronald Reagan Division, Los Angeles
60. North Torrance Elementary & Middle School Band, Torrance
61. Edwards Air Force Base Honor Guard, Edwards AFB
62. Colonel Anita Latin, Los Angeles
63. Edwards Air Force Base Marching Unit, Edwards AFB
64. Edwards Air Force Base Ambulance, Edwards AFB
65. Edwards Air Force Base HMMWV, Edwards AFB
66. Edwards Air Force Base Military Police Vehicle, Edwards AFB
67. Western Museum of Flight F-5A Freedom Fighter, Torrance Police Department
68. San Pedro High School Air Force JROTC, San Pedro
69. Academy for Academic Excellence JROTC, Apple Valley
70. St Catherine's Military Academy, Anaheim
71. U.S. Coast Guard Honor Guard, San Pedro
72. U.S. Coast Guard Sector, Los Angeles/Long Beach
73. U.S. Coast Guard Aids to Navigation, San Pedro
74. U.S. Coast Guard MSST 91103 Boat, San Pedro
75. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, San Pedro
76. Son's of Union Veterans of the Civil War
77. Combined Color Guard, Anaheim Hills
78. 1st North Carolina Cavalry Civil War Re-enactors, Lomita
79. South High School Color Guard and Marching Band, Torrance

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