|History for Westmoreland Esquires
||Westmoreland County, PA
The Esquires, formed in 1960, was a senior marching and maneuvering corps based in Irwin, Pennsylvania. They were self sponsored and affiliated with the Westmoreland County American Legion.|
The corps’ colors were red, gold, and white.
Awards included 1962-63 American Legion Class B Field Championships. The corps also appeared in DCA Finals in 1979, finishing 17th. The corps sponsored a contest annually as well, called Symphony in Brass.
An alumni group from the Esquires was appearing as late as 1997. They merged with the Steel City Ambassadors in 1998 to form the West Penn Alumni Drum and Bugle Corps.
[Encyclopedia of Drum and Bugle Corps, 1966; rec.arts.marching.drumcorps 6/21/98; www.geocities.com/dforemsky/us]
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