Dan Sheppard, Pipe Major

Freedom Trip 2019 (May 31st Post #4)

All the members of Freedom Trip 2019 have met and it looks like we hail from Massachusetts, Maryland, Colorado, Florida, Texas, and Tennessee. We are on the road to Ghent today for our first practice as a band… Read More

Freedom Trip 2019 (May 30th Post #3)

Well, my first day in Belgium was incredibly fun but also quite tough due to jet lag. The flight over was not nearly as bad as I imagined (you know, big guy with a bad back and knees,… Read More

Freedom Trip 2019 (May 23rd Post #2)

In many ways, World War II is a history lesson that teaches the power, potential and possibilities of allies. Now, if you will, hold that thought. Since my first Freedom Trip post, several people have asked me about… Read More

Freedom Trip 2019 (May 8th Post #1)

Well, today is May 8, 2019. In about 20 days, I will fly out of Dallas to join a group of United States pipers and drummers and together we’ll spend 12 days in Belgium, Luxembourg and France as… Read More