Golden Eagles (CA)

Other Names:AL Lt. Col. Howard Post #558

Sunnyvale, CA United States
Founded: 1967

Inactive Junior
1970 Who Will Buy (from Oliver) * God Bless America (from This Is the Army)  
Position 200+ indicates Division II, Position 300+ indicates Division III, Position 400+ indicates Mini Corps.

CORPS Photos

The Sunnyvale Golden Eagles were founded in 1967 and associated with the Sunnyvale Moose Lodge and Teamsters Local 287 in San Jose, CA. The corps director was Bill Nielsen Sr. (also bus driver, tour manager, equipment manager)

One of the corps sponsors and practice facilities were at the World of Music store in Cupertino, CA. The corps travelled throughout California and competed in the Jr. corps (Div B) class. The only out of state appearance was at the American Legion Finals in Portland, OR in 1970.

The corps was disbanded in January, 1971 with many members going to the Knight Raiders (San Jose, CA).

Repertoire also included Our Day Will Come.

[Submitted by Bill Nielsen Jr. - December 2011]

Members (2)

Member Name Section Years Involved
Carlson, Michael Drum Line 1970 to 1971
Nielsen, Bill Drumline (tenors) 1967 to 1971

CORPS 1 items

Golden Eagles (CA)

GoldenEagles,Sunnyvale,CA,Pin1(Site)J_U_S from the Richard Elmquist Collection


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