Des Plaines Vanguard Links
Here are some great drum corps and drum corps-related links that you may find interesting. Some are for drum corps from back in the 60s, some are drum corps that are still active, and some are just plain old useful sites.

Please check out these great sites!

Click on the either the icon or the name to take yourself there.
De La Salle History
De La Salle History
http://delasallehistory.com
St Kevins Emerald Knights
New site for SKEK!
http://www.stkevinemeraldknightstribute.com/#!
The Hawthorne Caballeros Alumni Corps
Great Corps!
http://www.cabs.org/alumni/
New York Skyliners Alumni
A great senior corps from the Vanguard's past - still playing Dreitzer!
http://www.skyalumni.org
The Chicago Royal Airs
Check out my friend Bob Doran's Royal Airs website! Lots of great photos and history!
http://royalairs.com
Chicago Royal Airs (Official Site)
The OFFICIAL Royal Airs website
http://www.chicagoroyalairs.org
Sky Ryders Alumni
Another great Sky Ryders Site - Great Pics!
http://webpages.charter.net/skyalum/
Cedar Rapids Cadets
Cedar Rapids Cadets
http://www.cedarrapidscadets.com/
The Millstadt Crusaders
A Great Illinois Corps From the 50's and 60's! Check out their website! Great photos and history!
http://millstadtcrusaders.com
DeLaSalle Oakland Crusaders Alumni
Visit Our Friends From the 60's - the DeLaSalle Oakland Crusaders Alumni - Hosted by My Friend Peter Mosely. Great Site!
http://www.delasalle-drumcorps.com
Giles YellowJackets
Check out the Giles YellowJackets new website - hosted by Toni O'Kelley-Pope!
http://www.gilesyellowjackets.com
The Holy Name Cadets
The historical site for the original Garfield cadets. Check it Out!!!
http://www.theholynamecadets.org/
Boys of 76
A great senior corps historical site of the Boys of 76 - More great photos and history!
http://www.racinekiltiealumni.org/Boys_of_76.html
The Velvet Knights Alumni Corps
Check this out!
http://www.vkyao.org/
Blessed Sacrament Golden Knights
What a great corps this was, and still are! They kicked butt at DCA in Scranton this year!
http://www.bsgoldenknights.org/
The Norwood Park Imperials
Check out our old friends the Norwood Park Imperials on their website! Great photos and history!
http://www.npimperials.org
The Boston Crusaders Senior Corps
A Very Interesting Site! And Still A Great Corps
http://www.crusaderseniorcorps.org/
27th Lancers
Remember this corps? Formerly known as the I.C. Reveries? They were GREAT in '68!
http://www.27thlancers.net
Belleville Black Knights
Check out our old friends the Belleville Black Knights on their website! Great photos and history!
http://bellevilleblackknights.angelfire.com/
St. Rocco's Cadets
One of Hy Dreitzer's Great New York Junior Corps. They have a fabulous historical website too!
http://www.stroccoscadets.com/
St Rita's Brassmen
St Ritas Brassmen - a GREAT corps from Brooklyn from
http://www.stritasbrassmen.com
The Selden Cadets Alumni Sight
The Selden Cadets from NY
http://www.seldencadets.org
Racine Kilties Alumni
A great junior corps alumni site of the Racine Kilties - Great photos and history!
http://www.racinekiltiealumni.org/
Minisink Warriors
This was a GREAT corps - whether you remember them as the Minisink Warriors or the CMCC Warriors. Check this site out right away!
http://www.minisinkwarriors.org/
Florida Brass Alumni Corps
Great New Florida-Based Alumni Senior Corps
http://www.floridabrass.org
Bridgemen
From Bayonne, NJ - a corps with a GREAT history - and they're BACK!
http://www.bridgemen.com
St. Raphael's Golden Buccaneers, Bridgeport, Connecticut
A Great East Coast Junior Corps From the 60s
http://goldenbuccaneers.com
Blue Rock
A great corps from the Vanguard's past
http://www.bluerock.us/
Mighty St Joes
Another great corps from the 60's who are now in
http://www.mightystjoes.org
Park City Pride
A Great Corps of Great Alumni - Including Bridgeport PAL - Check it out!
http://www.theparkcitypride.org/
Bridgeport PAL Cadets
Another Great Connecticut Corps from the 60s
http://www.bptpalcadets.org/
St Mary's Cardinals
A GREAT corps form the 60's - check out this website!
http://www.cardinalalumni.excitewebpages.com
Anaheim Kingsmen
One of the original GREAT California corps - Don Hertel is there now
http://www.xkingsmen.com/
Ottawa Crusaders History Site
Check out our old friends the Ottawa Crusaders on their website! Great photos and history!
http://www.blucru.org/
Madison Scouts Junior Corps
The Madison Scouts Junior Corps Website
http://www.madisonscouts.org/
The Sky Ryders
The SkyRyders were always a great corps and now have a great website - check it out!
http://skyrydersdrumcorps.tripod.com
Syracuse Brigadiers
A Great DCA Corps - This Corps Rocks!
http://www.brigadiers.com/
Connecticut Hurricanes
Great Tradition and Still a Great Senior Corps in DCA
http://www.cthurricanes.org
Hawthorne Caballeros
This senior corps has been the best in the business as long as anyone can remember.
http://www.cabs.org/
The Reading Buccaneers
This DCA Coprs was GREAT at Scranton
http://www.readingbuccaneers.org
San Francisco Renegades
If you haven't seen the GREAT corps, at least check out their site - and order a CD!
http://renegades.org
The Corps Reps Database http://www.corpsreps.com
The Reilly Raiders
The Reilly Raiders Senior Corps
http://www.reillyraiders.org
Toronto Optimists
Check Out This Great Corps From Back in the 50s & 60s - Now an Alumni Corps!
http://www.optimists-alumni.org/
Drum Corps Associates
Drum Corps for REAL drum corps
http://www.dcacorps.org
Drum Corps International http://www.dci.org
DCM - Drum Corps Midwest
Visit the DCM website and our friend from way back, Mr Roman Blenski
http://www.drumcorpsmidwest.com/dcmweb/index.htm
Drum Corps World
Drum Corps World - An official supporter of the Vanguard Website - and great folks, too!
http://www.drumcorpsworld.com
Fleetwood Records
Fleetwood Records from the good old days is back and cranking out those great old albums on CD. Check them out on their new website!
http://www.fleetwoodsounds.com/catalog/
Drum Corps Planet
Drum Corps Planet - Great Database and Discussion Groups
http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/
Michael Deane Photography
Mike Deane - Vanguard Drum Major and GREAT Photographer - see all those great Reunion Photos? Mike took most of them - Check out his work (and give him your business)!
http://www.deanephotography.com/index.html
Mr. Moe Knox
Like the photos on this site? Many of them are available from the undisputed king of Drum Corps Photography, Mr. Moe Knox.
http://www.walk-proud.org/moeknox.html
Preserve Our Corps Memories
My friend, Glenn Weber, is a GREAT source for rare drum corps shows on CD or MP3 at a great price!
http://www.preserveourcorpsmemories.com
One Foot In The Groove
Check out Bill O'Connell's One Foot In The Groove Website!
http://onefootinthegroove.org/
Fastmuzik.com
Check Out Dave Hill's Website - Lots of Kewl Stuff!
http://www.fastmuzik.com
Vincent Chancey
Check Out Vincent's Great Site!
http://www.vincentchancey.com
Drum Corps History Book
Want to learn more about Vanguard History along with other corps? Stop by our friends at Drum Corps World and pick up a copy of volume 2 of
http://www.drumcorpsworld.com/store.cfm
Des Plaines History Center
Check it out
http://www.desplaineshistory.org/
Mr. Steve Fagiano’s Drum Page
Steve has a great website and offers great drumming stuff. Check it out!
http://fagianodrums.com/
Chicago Skyliners Jazz Band
Checkout Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners website for tour and appearance information for his great band!
http://www.chicagoskylinersbigband.com/
Free Kibble
Click here, go to the site and help some abandoned animals get some food.
http://www.freekibble.com/

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