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Cincinnati Tradition director named police officer of year

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...

March 24, 2003

Volume 1 of drum corps history book can be found in 15 libraries

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)

March 19, 2003

CorpsVets couple weds at parade

USMC and USAF join Royal Airs in honoring the memory of ‘drum corps great’

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...

March 12, 2003

Drum Corps World holds 21st Historic Record Auction

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