Gameday festivities for the 2013 Military Bowl kicked off Dec. 27 with the Military Bowl Parade, led by the world renowned Budweiser Clydesdales and the Grand Marshal, Sergeant Major Bryan B. Battaglia. The parade traveled through downtown Annapolis prior to Marshall’s 31-20 win over Maryland at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
The parade began at City Dock at 11 a.m. and made its way up Main Street before eventually working its way to Rowe Boulevard and finishing on Taylor Avenue adjacent to the stadium.
In addition to the Clydesdales, the parade featured bands, cheerleaders, mascots, color guards and other performers, as well as several recipients of the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military honor, which is given for personal acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty. See below for a full list of 2013 Military Bowl Parade Participants.
For more information or if you represent a group interested in participating in the 2014 Military Bowl Parade, please contact Military Bowl Director of External Relations Josh Barr at firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Legion HQ/Post 295
Annapolis Drum & Bugle Corps
Annapolis Fire Department
Annapolis HS JROTC
Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides
Annapolis Police Dept. Color Guard
Annapolis Pony Club
Annapolis Santa Run
Annapolis Sons of the Signers
Annapolis Young Marines
Anne Arundel Youth Football Association – Chesapeake Bay Piranhas, PAL Hawks, Severna Park Green Hornets
Baysox mascot Louie, Bayhawks mascot Hawk-Eye
Budweiser Clydesdales & Vehicles
Chick & Ruth’s Delly/Faces of Valor USA
Civil Air Patrol
Connected Warrior Foundation
Fleet Reserve Branch 24
Hogs & Heroes Foundation
Maple Academy of Irish Dance
Marshall Band & Cheerleaders
Maryland Band & Cheerleaders
Medal of Honor Recipients
Military Bowl Freedom Run – Jamie Summerlin
Miss West Virginia (Miranda Harrison)
Naval Academy Aquatic Club Water Polo Team
Navy League Cadet Corps
Papa John’s Mister Slice
Pentagon Color Guard
Sergeant Major Bryan B. Battaglia, Grand Marshal
SPCA of Anne Arundel County
Truckin’ 4 Troops
White Oak Warriors Pop Warner Team
Thank you to all participants and fans for supporting the 2013 Military Bowl Parade!