2013 Inaugural Parade: 60 Groups Take Part, Representing Select Constituencies

About 60 groups are taking part in the 2013 inaugural parade that will wind down Pennsylvania Avenue, from the U.S. Capitol to the White House.

Those seeking to take part in the parade had to submit an application to the Joint Task Force - National Capitol Region by November 30, 2012, which were subsequently reviewed by the Presidential Inauguration Committee. Altogether, 2,807 applications were submitted and the following are a few that were invited to take part.

81st Regional Support Command Wildcats
Fort Jackson, South Carolina 

Boy Scout Troop 358
Grace Baptist Church of Germantown 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

Canine Companions for Independence
Fauquier County, Virginia

Firefighters of Idaho
Idaho

Lesbian and Gay Band Association
St. Louis, Missouri

Military Spouses of Michigan
Michigan

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Washington, District of Columbia

Native American Women Warriors
Pueblo West, Colorado

Utah Hispanic Dance Alliance
Sandy, Utah 

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