Memorial Day collage, Jeff Lindsay

 

THE APPLETON MEMORIAL DAY PARADE 2017 LINEUP
 


Over 40 units, made up of hundreds of individuals, will participate to honor the military services and the soldiers who stepped forward to protect our country. Lineup subject to change.


  1. AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS DISTRICT 9 MOTORCYCLE HONOR GUARD
  2. APPLETON POLICE DEPARTMENT SQUAD CAR
  3. NAVY OPERATIONAL SUPPORT CENTER GREEN BAY COLOR GUARD
  4. THE SCARLET COLOR GUARD / APPLETON AMERICAN LEGION POST 38
  5. VFW POST 2778 COLOR GUARD
  6. MAYOR HANNA & APPLETON COMMON COUNCIL
  7. CEREMONY SPEAKER'S CONVERTIBLE
  8. CITY OF APPLETON BAND
  9. OUTAGAMIE COUNTY EXECUTIVE
  10. LAMERS BUS LINES' TROLLEY w/ NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY STUDENTS FOR CEREMONY
  11. HORSE-DRAWN HEARSE
  12. VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA CHAPTER NO. 351 W/ MEMBERS & BOY SCOUTS WALKING
  13. FOX VALLEY VIETNAM VETERANS ASSOC.
  14. FOX VALLEY LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL BAND
  15. DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS CHAPTER
  16. PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS
  17. APPLETON POLICE DEPARTMENT COLOR GUARD
  18. APPLETON FIRE DEPARTMENT HONOR GUARD & FIRE TRUCK
  19. FOX RIVER KAYAKING COMPANY
  20. CUB SCOUT PACK #3022 – HUNTLEY SCHOOL
  21. APPLETON WEST HIGH SCHOOL BAND
  22. CUB SCOUT PACK #3095 – ST. THOMAS MORE PARISH
  23. GIRL SCOUTS OF THE NORTHWESTERN GREAT LAKES
  24. FOX CITIES UNIT 153 OF MILITARY WOMEN ACROSS THE NATION
  25. OUTAGAMIE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT. COLOR GUARD
  26. OUTAGAMIE COUNTY C.E.R.T.
  27. FOX VALLEY VETERAN COUNCIL INC.
  28. ST. FRANCIS XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND
  29. CUB SCOUT PACK #3012 – FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY
  30. MATTHEW HERMANSON FAMILY
  31. APPLETON EVENING LIONS CLUB
  32. DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF OUTAGAMIE
  33. FUSION MARTIAL ARTS
  34. ARTISTS FOR THE HUMANITIES
  35. APPLETON NORTH HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND
  36. CUB SCOUT PACK #3128 – JOHNSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  37. 395th ORDNANCE CO. / U.S. ARMY RESERVE VEHICLES
  38. LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF APPLETON
  39. RIVERSIDE CEMETERY
  40. CUB SCOUT PACK #3053 – COLUMBUS/EDISON SCHOOLS
  41. APPLETON EAST HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND
  42. PARADE COMMITTEE
  43. APPLETON POLICE DEPT. VEHICLE(S)

 

 

SPECIAL NOTES:
 

  1. Refer to pertinent lineup rules included in the attached information letter.
     
  2. At 8:57 AM please turn off all engines and stifle any instrument playing in the staging area to prepare for the following sequence of events:  At 8:58 AM, the City of Appleton Band will play the National Anthem.  Immediately after, The Scarlet Guard Color Guard's Rifle Squad will fire one blank round to signal the start of the parade @ 9:00 AM.  The American Legion Riders will then pull out to clear the route.  The parade will start immediately thereafter lead by an Appleton Police Department squad car.
     
  3. The 2017 Parade route is as follows:  Starts at the corner of College Ave. & Appleton St., heads east on College Ave. to Meade St.  Turns north on Meade St. to Pacific St.  East on Pacific St.  Parade ends at the entrance of the Riverside Cemetery (corner of Pacific St. & Owaissa St.).
     
  4. ALL color/honor guards and marching units are asked to file into Riverside Cemetery to participate in the ceremony immediately following the parade.  During the ceremony, please have your units follow the commands lead by the Field Commander of The Scarlet Guard Color Guard from Appleton's American Legion Post No. 38.
     
  5. Float & motorized units that are not transporting persons taking part in the ceremony are asked to continue north on Owaissa St. and disband past Nawada St.  This will eliminate unnecessary congestion, and allow for the rest of the parade to proceed.  Make sure your vehicle driver is aware of this rule.
     
  6. Special thanks to Lamers Bus Lines for donating the trolley bus for the high school National Honor Society students to ride on in the Parade, and for shuttling back participants downtown after the parade and ceremonies.
     
  7. Immediately following the main ceremony in Riverside Cemetery, there will be one additional short ceremony at Appleton American Legion Post No. 38's cemetery plot at the entrance of St. Joseph's Cemetery (east edge of Riverside Cemetery).

 

 

 

 

 

To visit Appleton's Flag Day Parade website, click here

 

 

 

 

 
©2017 Memorial Day Parade Committee
 
Photos courtesy Jeff Lindsay