11/4/18 A Hero’s Welcome to March in the 4th Annual Philadelphia Veterans Parade

A Hero’s Welcome will be marching in the 4th Annual Philadelphia Veterans Parade again this year.  If you’d like to join at this exciting event, please contact me (*protected email*)  we will have a marching group w/ banner.

Our position is Bravo II Parking is at a premium and very difficult to find. Give yourself ample time to park, walk and meet our group at 20th and JFK Blvd between 10-11 am. Make sure you tell the organizers you are with A Hero’s Welcome and are in the Bravo II group.  There is a  vehicle check point for any vehicles in the parade, NOT AHW MEMBERS MARCHING IN THE PARADE..please see map for routes, etc. Please note that due to the number of streets being shut down for the parade, you will have to travel east on JFK Blvd. from 30th Street Station to get to 20th and JFK..  If you need more clarification on how to commute to 20th & JFK, there is a map attached to this email detailing the route you should take.  All marchers are also to report to 20th & JFK Blvd between 10-11am.  



Letter from President Trump to Jim Ray / POW MIA 50 State Flag

Jim and Pat Ray organized the POW MIA 50 State Flag tour going around the United States starting and returning to Grundy, Virginia . This was a huge endevor and with the help of people like Rosely Robinson and her Delaware TEAM…  the tour was a success.  I’ll post some additional picture of some of the stops but thank you to Jim, Pat, Rosely and all who participated in this remembrance of our POW/MIAs .. Members of A Hero’s Welcome Delaware drove to Virginia to welcome the tour back home.  Thank you Rosely, Carol, Becky, Merriella for all you do!

11/4/18 Philadelphia Veterans Parade

A Hero’s Welcome Members!!! We will be participating in the Philadelphia Veterans Parade this year, if you’d like to walk in the parade with us, let me know!! It’s LOTS of fun !!! and best of all.. we are honoring the Veterans of the Philadelphia Area.  Rally Location will be posted Soon!

11/3/18 Salute the Troops Day with the Delco Cruisers!!!! RoseTree Park Media, PA

A Hero’s Welcome will have an information table at their Annual Salute the Troops Car and Bike Show.. Come out and join local Military Support organizations and see some super cars and bikes.. and Military Vehicles too!    The Delco Cruisers are always there to help A Hero’s Welcome and our Veterans.. Let’s get out and show our support!!!




9/21/18 WELCOME HOME MajGen Thomas D. “WHEELS” Weidley, USMC Glen Mills, PA

A Hero’s Welcome recently met Seth Brunner, Director of Secondary Athletics at Garnet Valley High School at the Springfield National Night Out.  Seth contacted us to say he’d like us to join Garnet Valley High school in welcoming home one of their own!!!
MajGen Thomas D. “Wheels” Weidley was inducted into the Garnet Valley Hall of Fame as part of the inaugural class of 2016.  He could not attend the induction as he was and is currently deployed at Camp Foster in Okinawa Japan.  He will be returning to the states on 9/20 and will spend a day at Garnet Valley before traveling to Quantico.
A Hero’s Welcome will be joining Garnet Vallley Students, Faculty and Football Team to honor MajGen Weidley at this Friday night’s football game.

” We would like to give him a heroes welcome prior to the start of the Garnet Valley football game on 9/21 at 7pm.    At 6:50pm our football team will exit the locker room and make their way towards the field, both teams form a tunnel for “Wheels”  to make his entrance onto the field with the GV marching band playing the Marine Corp hymn and then present him with a welcome home certificate”

Rally point: Garnet Valley High School REAR OF THE BUILDING by Locker Room

552 Smithbridge Rd, Glen Mills, PA 19342

Rally Time: 6:30 PM
A Hero’s Welcome and the Warriors’ Watch Riders will lead the team onto the field, at which point we will honor our Hero on the 50 yd line where he will become the office Team Captain for the game.
AHW Hotline 484-679-1717 for updates or changes

9/22/18 ARMY Mug & Hug for Sgt. Mike , BETHLEHEM PA

9/22/18 ARMY Mug & Hug for Sgt. Mike , BETHLEHEM PA

WWR NEPA and all like minded groups, clubs and patriots have been asked to do one of our famous Mug & Hugs on Saturday September 22nd.

Sgt. Mike has served in the US ARMY from 2003-2014. His friend and co-worker has asked that we give him the welcome home he never got, and we most definitely will do exactly that.

Rally: Old Kmart parking lot
3843 Linden Street, Bethlehem PA

Rally time: 1120 hrs
KSU: 1145 hrs


9/21/18 FOX 29 MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY   Philadelphia, PA

Time:  7:00-10:00am

Location:  4th and Market ST. Philadelphia, PA

Come on down to 4th and Market to join in Fox 29’s  Military Appreciation Day .  The event was rescheduled due to Hurricane Florence and I’m sure it will be bigger and better than ever.   Philadelphia closes Market Street in front of the studio and there will be lots of static displays of military vehicles and demonstrations set up by the Armed Forces.  Also, lots of  local troop support groups that are all ready to tell you what they do for our Military.    Good food, great entertainment and of course… LOTS OF MILITARY . COME OUT TO SAY THANK YOU!