EEYM Celebrating Our Veterans’ Day!

EEYM Celebrating Our Veterans’ Day!

In 2018 the Veterans' Day Parade was canceled a few weeks before Veterans Day. Which was a very sad moment, however we jumped to actions. We worked with a community member and our Springfield City Board members to put together a Celebration for our Veterans'. The community really came together.  At the Willamalane Park Veterans Memorial sign. This sign has a beautiful Woman's Memorial and Vietnam Memorial. It was a honor for us to place a wreath on each Memorial.       … [Read more...]

EEYM in Springfield & Albany Veterans Day Parades

EEYM in Springfield & Albany Veterans Day Parades

November 11, 2013, the Emerald Empire Young Marines marched in the Springfield Veterans Day parade. On November 12th, EEYM marched in the Albany Veterans Day parade. On both days it was an honor to see the many active or retired military veterans that participated in the parades, including those that served during WWII. At both the Albany and Springfield parades entrants included youth organizations such as the Emerald Empire and Lynn - Benton Young Marines, Lebanon High School ROTC, … [Read more...]

Young Marines in Coburg Golden Years Parade

Young Marines in Coburg Golden Years Parade

On July 19, 2013 a team from the Emerald Empire Young Marines led the Coburg Golden Years parade where they served as color guards. This was truly a small town parade from a family pulling a wagon, to tractors, personal cars and tow trucks. It may not have been the Rose Parade but it still made for a nice family day. … [Read more...]

Albany Veterans Day Parade Presentation

This PowerPoint presentation of the Albany Veterans Day parade was submitted by Peggy Austin of the Linn/Benton Young Marines. In the Albany, Oregon parade the Linn/Benton Young Marines and the Emerald Empire Young Marines marched together. In this PowerPoint presentation you will have an opportunity to enjoy the parade while at the same time learning how the Young Marines and others canĀ  better display the flag of the United States of America. … [Read more...]