CHECK Who Is Showing Up To STAND WITH Trump At Inauguration

As the Jan. 20 Inauguration Day approaches, there are rumors and plans flying around about protests and disruptions.

And there are the music artists who have reportedly turned down invitations from President-Elect Donald Trump to perform.

But then there are those who are coming out in force to show their support for the swearing in of the 45th President of the United States.

The Presidential Inaugural Committee has announced the lineup for the 8,000-participant parade, who will lead the new president with much pomp and circumstance from the steps of the Capitol after his swearing-in ceremony to the doors of the White House, where he will immediately get to work in his new home.

Committee CEO Sara Armstrong excitedly announced, “People from every corner of the country have expressed great interest in President-elect Trump’s inauguration and look forward to continuing a salute to our republic that spans more than two centuries.”

She added, “As participants follow in the footsteps of our new president and vice president down Pennsylvania Avenue, they will be adding their names to the long list of Americans who have honored our country by marching in the inaugural parade.”

The major national groups taking part are as follows:

— American Veterans – National
— Boy Scouts of America – National
— US Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations – National
— Disabled American Veterans – National
— US Border Patrol Pipes & Drums – National
— Wounded Warriors – National

The parade will also include a number of local military, law enforcement, and emergency responder-related groups:

— 1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment – Fort Hood, Texas
— 1st Infantry Commanding General’s Mounted Color – Ft. Riley, Kansas
— Caisson Platoon, Fort Myer – Fort Myer, Virginia
— Cleveland Police Mounted Unit – Cleveland, Ohio
— Coastal Florida Police & Fire Pipes & Drums – Palm Coast, Florida
— First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
— Fishburne Military School Army JROTC Caissons Battalion – Fishburne, Virginia
— Indianapolis Metro Police Motorcycle Drill Team – Indianapolis, Indiana
— Merced County Sheriff’s Posse – Hilmar, California
— Michigan Multi-Jurisdictional Mounted Police Drill Team & Color Guard – Ann Arbor, Michigan
— Nassau County Firefighters Pipes & Drums – East Meadow, New York
— North Carolina Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association – Hillsborough, North Carolina
— NYPD Emerald Society Pipes & Drums – East Moriches, New York
— The Citadel Regimental Band & Pipes and Summerall Guards – Charleston, South Carolina
— Tragedy Assistance Marching Unit – Arlington, Virginia
— VMI Corps of Cadets – Lexington, Virginia

Here are the other local groups participating, many of them including young people:

— Boone County Elite 4-H Equestrian Drill Team – Burlington, Kentucky
— Columbus North High School Band – Columbus, Indiana
— Culver Academy Equestrian – Culver, Indiana
— Frankfort High School Band – Ridgeley, West Virginia
— Franklin Regional High School Panther Marching Band – Murrysville, Pennsylvania
— Kids Overseas – Richmond Hill, Georgia
— Lil Wranglers – College Station, Texas
— Marist College Band – Poughkeepsie, New York
— Mid America Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team – New Buffalo, Michigan
— Olivet Nazarene University – Bourbonnais, Illinois
— Palmetto Ridge High School Band – Naples, Florida
— Russellville High School Band – Russellville, Arkansas
— Talladega College Band – Talladega, Alabama
— Texas State University Strutters – San Marcos, Texas
— The Freedom Riders – Kersey, Colorado
— Tupelo High School Band – Tupelo, Mississippi
— University of Tennessee Marching Band – Knoxville, Tennessee

And here’s one more worth noting:

— West Monroe High School Marching Band – West Monroe, Louisiana

West Monroe is the hometown for much of the extended “Duck Dynasty” Robertson family.

What do you think of this?