42.2 F
Delaware
Sunday, February 28, 2021

Marine Left Behind Remembered as Parade Grand Marshall

Must Read

State expects shipment of one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine, maybe by week’s end

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine requires only one dose, unlike the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, which need two doses.

Smyrna still unbeaten, takes Henlopen Conference title in win over Seaford

Seaford will be the first seed in the state tournament, and Smyrna is the 6th seed.

COVID cases decline; more than 200,0000 vaccines given; state continues testing

The state has created a way for people to report violations of the state's vaccine policy
Avatar
TSDhttps://new.delawarelive.com/townsquaredelaware/
TSD: Delaware’s best take on events, community and local life

Wilmington’s 2014 Memorial Day Parade will pay tribute to a Marine Missing in Action. Marine Corps Gunnery Sargent Edward Arlo Willing, who disappeared in Vietnam in July of 1968, has been named honorary Grand Marshall for this year’s parade. Willing’s sister, Nancy, will represent her brother.

Sailors_and_Soldiers
Sailors and Soldiers Monument, Wilmington

Willing joined the Marine Corps in November 1966, just out of Brandywine High School. He had been in Vietnam for nine months and went missing when reporting to his observation post. Since Willing might have been captured, he was listed as Missing in Action, although a Presumptive Finding of Death was later issued.

This year marks the 147th consecutive observance of the traditional Memorial Day, May 30th, in Wilmington. The parade lines up at 5:15 p.m. and begin at 6:00 p.m. at Delaware and Woodlawn Avenues. Participants march east down Delaware Avenue to the Civil War Monument at Broom Street to honor the dead of all wars.

- Thank you to our sponsor -
- Thank you to our sponsor -
- Thank you to our sponsor -

Latest News

State expects shipment of one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine, maybe by week’s end

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine requires only one dose, unlike the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, which need two doses.

Smyrna still unbeaten, takes Henlopen Conference title in win over Seaford

Seaford will be the first seed in the state tournament, and Smyrna is the 6th seed.

COVID cases decline; more than 200,0000 vaccines given; state continues testing

The state has created a way for people to report violations of the state's vaccine policy
- Thank you to our sponsor -
- Thank you to our sponsor -

More Articles Like This

%d bloggers like this: