The Exempt Firemen's Association Marching Unit attends numerous parades and events each year in and out of Dutchess County.  Any member is eligable to parade with the marching unit.

Expenses for parade uniforms are covered by the Association for those members wishing to march.  Any interested member should contact Captain
Gladys Pittman by emailing her at:          
Parade Unit
Parades we've attended on a yearly basis
   The voice of County volunteer firemen since 1886
E x e m p t  F i r e m e n ' s   A s s o c i a t i o n      
Parade Unit Officers 2018
        Captain:               Gladys Pittman
        Lieutenant:          Jay Medina
        SSA:                       Sammy Miller
        Cpl:                        Charlie Menard
Parade Unit meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 5 pm.
2018 Parade Schedule

Date            Location                                                              Dep Club                   Step Off
March   3     Wapingers St Patrick's Day                                      Canceled
May    27    Memorial Day Soldiers Fountain Poughkeepsie           11:30 AM                   12:00 PM
May    28    Hyde Park Memorial Day Parade                                09:00 AM                   10:00 AM
June   17     Poughkeepsie Father's Day Parade                            11:00 AM                   12:00 PM
July      4     Hyde Park July 4th Parade                                        09:00 AM                   10:00 AM            July      7     Millbrook 4th of July Parade                                       09:30 AM                   12:00 PM
July    14     Dover/Pine Plains Community Day Parade                  09:30 AM                   12:00 PM
Sept.    8     Wappingers Falls Community Day Parade                  10:00 AM                   12:00 PM
Sept.  16     Pleasant Valley Community Day Parade                     10:00 AM                   12:00 PM
Dec.     7     Festival of Lights Poughkeepsie                                 05:30 PM                   06:00 PM
If you are interested in joining the parade unit, please stop in at the club at 5 pm on the 2nd
Thursday, or leave your name and phone number for Captain Rosenach
  Exempt's Parade Unit Members 2018