11/9/18 Welcome Home SSGT Paul Stadelberger, Delaware ANG Abington, PA

Our hero has just left Kuwait and is expected to arrive home sometime on Friday. The Warriors’ Watch Riders will escort Staff Sergeant Stadelberger to Abington, PA

Stand by for final details.

About our Hero:

Philadelphia Police Officer and Staff Sergeant Paul C. Stadelberger has been in Kuwait for over 3 months. Previously less than a 1.5 years ago was in Afghanistan. He is in the DE Air National Guard, been a guardsman for over 15 years. He was also in Navy, active duty 4 years. This was a volunteer deployment as another member injured had to come out he went on to finish the 6 month deployment.

A little history on our hero: 4 years active duty with the Navy, deployed twice in 97 and 99. And 17 years with the Delaware Air National Guard, deployed twice.

Rally Point: To be announced
Rally Time: To be announced

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.  



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!!!




9/22/18 Paoli Battlefield Heritage Heritage Day Malvern, PA

A Hero’s Welcome will have an information table set up at this exciting event!  Please review the info below and consider joining us, you will learn about the history of the United States Military as well as lots of great stuff about the military support groups who will be attending !

Paoli Battlefield Heritage Day & Food Truck Event 

Paoli Battlefield Historical Park
Monument Ave & Wayne Ave, Malvern, PA 19355 (directions: http://pbpfinc.org/directions/ )

Featuring a Beer & Wine  Garden! (link to purchase tickets below)



Join us on Saturday, September 22nd 2018 as we present our 6th annual Paoli Battlefield Heritage Day, featuring our Military Timeline starting at the French and Indian War and going through to present day.  With the help of our friends from Historical Military Impressions and the PA National Guard see re-enactors from the French and Indian War, the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, The Civil War, The Spanish American War, World War I, World War II, and today’s conflicts in camps and displaying the dress and items they carried into battle.  Interact with the soldiers, see the weapons they used and learn about the clothing and other gear that these soldiers needed to outfit themselves on the battlefield.  Live firing exercises will take place throughout the day, as well as many other programs. This year will also feature a Food Truck Festival. It’s an event for all ages!


Honor Flight Philadelphia has set their spring trip date and has invited A Hero’s Welcome to join them in welcoming home our WWII and Korean War Heroes.

The  trip is scheduled for Monday September 24, 2018 departing from and returning to the Flourtown Country Club 150 McCloskey Rd, Flourtown, PA 19031 Montgomery County, PA.

Come out to the Flourtown Country Club to welcome the WWII and Korean War Veterans as they return from their very special trip to Washington, DC to visit the Memorial built in their honor.  These Veterans are treated to a red carpet day by Honor Flight Philadelphia.  Honor Flight does a phenomenal job taking care of the Veterans and treating them like they are super stars…. BECAUSE THEY ARE!!!  They are truly the greatest generation.

Since 2012, Honor Flight Philadelphia honored over 1,800 veterans along with their guardians with a trip to Washington D.C. to view those memorials dedicated to their service and sacrifice.

Scheduled arrival time is approximately 6:15-6:30 p.m.