The Cadets and Colts have been garnering attention in the local news for their participation in today's Presidential Inauguration Parade in Washington D.C. Announced at the beginning of December, the two drum corps are among less than 100 groups selected from an applicant pool of nearly 1,400 to participate in the parade for U.S. President Barak Obama. Dubuque Colts Practice KWWL reporter Lauren Squires continues to blog and report on the Inauguration as she travels with the Colts. Squires did a live remote from the gym floor at the Colts' practice facility in this clip:
Dubuque Colts Alumni Put on Uniform Once Again Among the 119 Colts members performing at today's Inaugural Parade are a handful of corps alums who haven't been in a uniform since they completed their last year of eligibility. Cedar Rapids' KCRG-TV 9 caught up with several of those alumni members during their practice for the parade. Watch the video clip on KCRG.com.
Colts Ready to Roll The Dubuque Telegraph Herald also reported on the Colts alums who are taking part in today's parade. For one "age out" member, it's been more than 30 years since he has performed with the corps. Read the article on THOnline.com.