The 2004 Lineup

Updated list of groups scheduled to attend as of 9/22/04. Final listing to be posted after the parade.

There will be a World War II flyover during the parade ceremony.

The Basilone Family

Grand Marshal - Donald Basilone (brother to John)

Legislators / Governing Officials:

  • US Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen
  • US Congressman Bill Pascrell Jr
  • State Senator Walter Kavanaugh
  • Assemblyman Kip Bateman
  • Assemblyman Pete Biondi
  • Raritan Mayor Phil Possessky / Council
  • Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders
  • Bound Brook Mayor Frank Ryan / Council
  • Bridgewater Mayor Patricia Flannery / Council
  • Hillsborough Mayor Steven Sirici Jr / Council
  • Manville Mayor Angelo Corradino / Council
  • Millstone Mayor Mary Patrick / Council
  • Somerville Mayor Brian Gallagher / Council
  • Peapack Gadstone Mayor Vincent Girardy / Council
  • Somerset County Sheriff's Department - Frank Provenzano, Sheriff
  • NJ State Police – Perryville Station
  • Bridgewater, NJ Police

 

United States Marine Corps

  • John Basilone Detachment MCL 190
  • 1st Marine Division Association - NJ Chapter
  • 3rd Marine Battalion 14th Marines – Battery G
  • 4th Marine Division Association – Garden State Chapter 12
  • Air, Land, Sea Marine Detachment MCL 710
  • All Divisions Detachment MCL – Churchville, PA
  • Brooklyn Marine Detachment MCL 1
  • Burlington Marine Detachment MCL 695
  • Central NJ Leathernecks Marine Detachment MCL 868
  • Company G – US Marine Corps 2/25 4th Marine Division
  • Delaware County Detachment MCL - PA
  • Dorn Marine Detachment MCL 198
  • Gardner Marine Detachment MCL 199
  • Gen. Smedley D. Butler Detachment MCL - PA
  • Giordano Marine Detachment MCL 200
  • Gooney Birds Marine Detachment MCL 434
  • Hunterdon County Bulldogs Marine Detachment MCL 927
  • Lakeland Detachment MCL 744
  • Marine 6th Motor Transport Battalion - Red Bank, NJ
  • Middlesex Marine Detachment MCL 197
  • Ocean County Detachment MCL 201
  • Passaic County Detachment MCL 202
  • Patterson Detachment MCL Color Guard
  • Patterson Marine Detachment MCL 747
  • Reynolds Marine Detachment MCL203
  • Slattery Marine Detachment MCL 206
  • Smith Marine Detachment MCL 667
  • State of NJ MCL
  • Staten Island Marine Detachment MCL 1
  • Sunrise Marine Detachment MCL – Massapequa, NY
  • Toms River Marine Detachment MCL 796
  • Trenton Marine Detachment MCL 207
  • Warren County Marine Detachment MCL 894
  • West Hudson Marine Detachment MCL 209

 

United States Army

  • 3rd Army 6th Calvary - Hamilton, NJ
  • 44th Infantry Division - Bridgewater, NJ
  • 514th Air Mobility Wing - Headquarters Honor Guard - McGuire AFB, NJ
  • 82nd Airborne Division Association - North - Cranford, NJ
  • 82nd Airborne Division Association - Central - Whiting, NJ

 

United States Navy

  • Naval Air Engineering Center Honor Guard – Lakehurst, NJ
  • Naval Weapons Station – Earle Honor Guard
  • NJ Department of Veterans & Military Affairs National Guard 2-113th
  • Tin Can Sailors of New Jersey (w/ Bob Matthews, Retired Captain)
  • US Navy Armed Guard – World War II Veterans

 

US Marine Corps Junior ROTC

  • US Marine Recruiting Station - Somerville NJ
  • US Marine Corps Junior ROTC – Abraham Clark High School
  • Marine Corps - Roselle NJ
  • US Marine Corps Junior ROTC - Elizabeth High School
  • US Marine Corps Junior ROTC - Rahway High School
  • US Marine Corps Junior ROTC - St. Peter's High School – New Brunswick, NJ
  • US Navy Corps ROTC – Perth Amboy High School

 

Other Groups

  • Italian American Heritage Club of Hunterdon County
  • Knights of Columbus - Sergeant John Basilone Council 13264 - Raritan, NJ
  • Knights of Columbus – George Washington Assembly – Bridgewater, NJ
  • National American Miss NJ State Cover Girl – Hydie Pendleton
  • NJ National Teenager Scholarship Pageant
  • Order of Sons of Italy in America – John Basilone Lodge 2588
  • Saint Ann's School
  • Somerville Elks Lodge 1068
  • Unico District 10 – Union County
  • American Merchant Marine Veterans
  • Italian American War Veterans Post 2 – Trenton, NJ
  • Military Order of the Purple Heart - Chapter 27
  • Union County Corrections Honor Guard - Elizabeth, NJ
  • Veterans Affairs Volunteer Service – East Orange, NJ
  • 4-H Go Carts
  • Jersey Fishin' Boat
  • Leatherneck Motorcycle Club – NJ Gung Ho Chapter
  • Old Woody - Antique Station Wagon
  • Rolling Thunder Inc – 4th Infantry Division, Company B 1/22 Inf.
  • Rolling Thunder Inc – Anthony Suhovic Chapter 3 – Hampton, NJ
  • The Forty & Eight - Hudson Voiture 288 Locomotive

 

Veterans of Foreign Wars

  • VFW Post 1748 - Raritan, NJ
  • VFW Post 2290 – Thomas Kavanaugh Memorial Post - Manville, NJ
  • VFW Post 2141 - Somerville, NJ
  • VFW Post 6588 – Martinsville Memorial Post - Bridgewater, NJ
  • VFW Post 7858 – Bernardsville Memorial Post
  • VFW Post 10536 – Wayne Pisciotta Memorial Post – Highland Park, NJ
  • VFW Post 5479 - Tri-Boro Memorial Post - Dunellen, NJ
  • VFW Post 7504 - Piscataway Memorial Post
  • VFW Post 2226 – Gimbel Lehy Quirk Memorial Post – Oakhurst, NJ

Amercan Legion

  • American Legion Post 280 - Raritan, NJ
  • American Legion Posts of NJ, Trenton
  • American Legion Post 105 – Belleville, NJ
  • American Legion Post 119 – Bill Uhler Post -Dunellen, NJ
  • American Legion Post 12 – Stenson D’Alessio Post - Somerville, NJ
  • American Legion Post 131 – Belvedere, NJ
  • American Legion Post 177 – Crandal Kossman Post – Old Bridge, NJ
  • American Legion Post 211 – Lenape Post – Sayreville, NJ
  • American Legion Post 263 – Carteret, NJ
  • American Legion Post 284 – Whitehouse, NJ
  • American Legion Post 306 – John Lupo Memorial Post - Middlesex, NJ
  • American Legion Post 324 – Clara Barton Post – Edison, NJ
  • American Legion Post 25 – Joyce Kilmer Post - Milltown, NJ
  • American Legion Post 258 - Givens-Belet Post - Blairstown, NJ
  • American Legion Post 390 – Denville Memorial Post - Denville, NJ
  • American Legion Post 499 – James E. Mackie Post - Rahway, NJ
  • American Legion Post 507 & Auxiliary – Donald L. Clowes Post - Bridgewater, NJ
  • American Legion Post 528 – Carl D. Archer Post - Belvedere, NJ
  • American Legion Post 63 – Giles-Biondi Post - Bound Brook, NJ
  • American Legion Post 65 - Fugle-Hummer Post - Metuchen, NJ
  • Vietnam Veterans of America 452 – Central NJ Chapter

 

Scouting Troops

  • Boy Scout Troop 95 - St. Ann's - Raritan, NJ
  • Cub Scout Pack 95 - St. Ann's - Raritan, NJ
  • Cub Scout Pack 154 - Bridgewater, NJ
  • Cub Scout Pack 96 - Bridgewater, NJ
  • Cub Scout Pack 99 - Bridgewater, NJ
  • Girl Scouts Troop 156 - Raritan, NJ
  • Girl Scouts Troop 161
  • Girl Scouts Troop 1199
  • Girl Scouts Troops 950, 480, 917, 598, 1129, 1086, 1029, 267 -
  • St. Ann's - Raritan, NJ
  • Girl Scouts Cadet Troop 612 - Bridgewater, NJ
  • Girl Scouts Brownie Troop 893
  • Girl Scouts Brownie Troop 96
  • Girl Scouts Rolling Hills Brownie Troop 1016
  • Girl Scouts Rolling Hills Junior Troop 782
  • Girl Scouts Service Unit 14 - Bridgewater, NJ

 

Emergency Response

  • Relief Hose Company #2 - Raritan, NJ
  • Bradley Gardens Fire Department - Bridgewater, NJ
  • Bound Brook Fire Department
  • Country Hills Fire Department - Bridgewater, NJ
  • Engine Company #1 - Main Street, Somerville, NJ
  • Rescue Squad
  • Neshanic Volunteer Fire Department

 

Bands

  • Bound Brook Drum & Bugle Corps
  • Bridgewater-Raritan High School Marching Band
  • Colonial Musketeers Fife & Drum Corps
  • Field Music of Salaam Shrine Center
  • Greater Trenton Pipes and Drums Band
  • Hillsborough Rockettes & Rockets
  • Immaculata High School Marching Band
  • Lambertville Drum & Bugle Corps
  • Leatherneck Pipes and Drums Band
  • Legionnaire's Senior Marching Band - Carteret, NJ
  • LIA Fall Pipe Band - Allentown, NJ
  • Order of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh – Old Bridge, NJ
  • Parris Island Marine Corps Band
  • Passaic County Sheriff Department Band
  • Pipes & Drums of the NJ Shore Shillelagh
  • Pocono Region Pipes & Drums Band
  • Salaam Shrine Oriental Band - Bloomfield, NJ
  • Salaam String Band
  • Somerville High School Pioneer Marching Band
  • Somerset Police Pipes & Drums Band
  • Spirit of Liberty Fife & Drum
  • St. Ann's of Hampton Pipe Band
  • Warren County Band – Stroudsburg, PA
  • Westfield Fife & Drum Corps