Cadets To Celebrate Alumni and HOF Inductees

Veterans to be honored also

Many of you are planning to attend the alumni chapters reunion coming up on August 5 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ.

We are celebrating the anniversaries of the corps from 1942, '52, '62, '72, '82, '92, 2002 and 1987 but all alumni are welcome! If you plan on coming please send your RSVP to Brad Martin at Brad@YEA.org. Also indicate whether you plan on attending the Hall of Fame ceremony.

The alumni celebration will be held in the festival marketplace where members from the participating corps will start performing in and around the stadium at 6 p.m. as part of the Tour of Champions format. You will be able to check out the souvenirs, meet some of the performers up close and personal and enjoy the music provided by individuals and small ensembles.

One lucky alumnus will leave the reunion with a week-long vacation stay at St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. We will sell raffle tickets throughout the celebration and draw for a winner before the TOC show begins. You will have to be present to win!

The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place from 4–6 p.m. in the Lexus Lounge in MetLife Stadium. Gino Cipriani, brass caption head; George Lucas, longtime volunteer; Greg Lagola, designer; and Bob Bellarosa, Cadet of The Year in 1952 will be inducted into this most prestigious group.

In addition to this, two gentlemen will be honored for their service to not only The Cadets, but the United States Military. Dennis Bradley, Cadet from 1981-1982, and Anthony Bartello, Cadet drum major in 1957 will be inducted into the Hall of Honored Veterans.

All alumni are welcome to attend the HOF ceremony. Just remember to send your RSVP to Brad@YEA.org so we can send you a ticket for early admission into the stadium. 

To purchase tickets to the TOC event go to YEA.org/tickets. And remember to send your RSVP to Brad@YEA.org. We look forward to a great celebration for all the alumni and friends. 

 

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