Cincinnati Police Officer Thomas Slade received the Police Officer of the Year award from the Exchange Club of Cincinnati at their meeting February 12. The Exchange Club presents this award each year to recognize the accomplishments of one police officer and to bring public attention to the dedication and service of all those who work in law enforcement.
Slade is the director of Cincinnati Tradition drum and bugle corps.
Slade entered the Police Academy in May 1980 and he has worked in uniformed patrol for his entire career with the...
According to the Online Computer Library Center, 15 libraries have added the first volume of “A History of Drum & Bugle Corps” to their holdings. The list includes:
* Bowling Green State University (Ohio)
* Butler University (Indianapolis, Indiana)
* East Carolina University
* Eastern Shores Library System (Wisconsin)
* Grace College & Seminary Library (Indiana)
* Hutchinson Public Library (Kansas)
* South Central Kansas Library System
* Wichita Public Library (Kansas)
by Colleen Devitt Karuza
Members of the United States Marine Corps and United States Air Force will join the Chicago Royal Airs in a flag presentation ceremony honoring the memory of the late Col. Truman W. Crawford — a musical pioneer often referred to as the “John Philip Sousa of drum & bugle corps.” Crawford passed away March 3 from complications of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
The local ceremony will be held March 15, at 9:30 AM at Bednarcik Junior High School in...
Historic drum corps CDs, cassettes, record albums, reel-to-reel tapes, 8-track tapes and back issues of Drum Corps World are among the items available to be...