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  1. I have pronated feet, and marched four years, back when the physical demand isn't what it is today. Even with good shoes, I ended up having a lot of problems by the end of my third year and almost couldn't march for finals. I was on a 8-ibuprofen a day habit. My recommendation is to get orthotic insoles as soon as you can. True customs from the doctor are uber pricey. Good Feet is OK for a couple hundred. The ones hanging on the shelf with the odor eaters won't get it done. However, I've found that the Dr. Scholl's custom fit, where you go to a Kiosk in a pharmacy and it measures your feet, work out really well for about $40. Buy two pairs, because they wear out in about 6 months - and daily marching will shorten that time.
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    All time shows: Phantom Regiment

    1982 - Do I need to say the quote? 1987 - Great comeback, fun music 1988 - So....much....passion.... And a tremendous soli just before the last big hit 1989 - Because I was in it. And we should have won 1993 - The crab step. The Ginastera. 2008 - Do I need to say the quote?
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    All time shows: Troopers

    1983, for the music.
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    Dr. Dan Richardson passes

    Thank you, Dr. Dan.
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    Tresona's SPiN Network

    "I just want a little taste. Wet my beak" Or, as Monty Python put it: "You've got a nice army base here colonel. We wouldn't want anything to happen to it...."
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    Troopers Announce 2018 Design Team

    Just a little preview of some of the design sessions.
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    tour tee's

    Troopers! No I'm not biased.
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    Troopers 2017

    Oh, SNAP
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    Troopers 2017

    Well, we should be finding out something soon, right?
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    Troopers 2017

    The show seemed a bit low energy in Denver. No standing up at the end, which is a first in a long time in Denver. My emoji review Drums - Brass - Usually , occasionally Visual - Trumpet soloist at the beginning of the show - Lots of changes going in this week.
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    Troopers 2017

    I think she's just getting back from a big pinochle convention in Muscateen.
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    Troopers 2017

    I marched with her Dad, Daron in 1988. We were in the University of Wyoming Marching Band together for five years and Kappa Kappa Psi for five years. He introduced me to her Mom in Laramie when I went to watch a rehearsal in 1991 after I aged out of corps. I went to their wedding and remember when Katie was born. It makes me feel really good to see Katie out there as a Trooper. And also really old....
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    Troopers 2017

    Love it.
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    Troopers 2017

    Yeah, a couple of cool things coming out soon......TROOOP!