Leading the parade was a group from the Lower Burrell American Legion. They marched in cadence, singing "Oh soldier, where have you been?" I had not heard this song before, but it was very inspiring, particularly at the start of the parade.
A car with World War II veterans had a surprise for me ...
The Burrell Band was quite impressive.
The fire department for the City of Lower Burrell was the first of a number of fire departments to appear in the parade.
Lower Burrell Cub Scouts marched in the parade.
The Brackenridge American Legion, that had marched in the Tarentum-Brackenridge parade the day before, made another appearance.
The Kinloch Fire Company of the Lower Burrell Fire Department was present with their yellow truck.
The Relay for Life of the American Cancer Society was represented in the parade. The also handed out fliers to remind people that August 5-6 there will be a Relay for Life in Memorial Park, New Kensington.
The Upper Burrell Fire Department was also present.
The New Kensington Fire Department was represented by a color guard, band, and many pieces of equipment.
The Markle Fire Department was also present.
The Arnold Fire Department brought their color guard, band, and pieces of equipment. They had also been in the Tarentum parade the day before.
The Fawn Township Fire Department (who also appeared in the Tarentum parade on Sunday) was present with their "Fireslayer."
The Apollo Hose Company was also in the parade.
As the grand finale to the parade, the New Kensington Top Hats made an appearance.