Wind Gap Blue Eagles - Wind Gap, PA, USA
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Banquet honoring Truman Crawford to be held March 22

The Col. Truman W. Crawford Reunion Banquet will be held March 22, 2003, at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, PA.

Everyone associated with the drum and bugle corps activity is invited to join in a celebration honoring “The John Philip Sousa of the United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps.”

Crawford was the oldest Marine on active duty when he retired in 1998. During his career he served as the noncommissioned officer in charge of the United States Air Force Drum and Bugle Corps at Bolling Field in Washington, D.C., spent time...

December 13, 2002

Seattle Cascades hold first camp

December 13, 2002

Drum Corps Europe will hold outdoor shows in 2003

After two years of indoor competition in Europe, Drum Corps Europe has decided to move outdoors. The summer of 2003 will be the first year of outdoor drum corps on a European scale.

There will be three DCE contests, followed by the DCE European Championships. Jubal Drum & Bugle Corps, the Dutch corps that entered the DCI competition last summer, will be one of the competitors in the circuit.

The Drum Corps Europe staff is looking forward to great drum corps season in Europe. The contests are scheduled for May 24, June 14-15,...

December 13, 2002

Lehigh Valley Knights announce new visual caption head, instructor


December 12, 2002

Five join Southwind percussion staff

December 11, 2002

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Drum Corps World is published as an on-line electronic magazine by Sights & Sounds, Inc., Madison, WI. It is supported by advertising from manufacturers, service providers, corps, circuits and show sponsors. The publication began in October 1971 at the same time Drum Corps International was formed and has been produced continuously as a tabloid newspaper until April 2011 and on the Internet since May 2011. It is released monthly, as well as six additional e-mail blasts, one in late June, three during July and two in August.

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