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- June 24, 1991
- Vol. 35
- No. 24
America's Oddest Drill Team Has Come a Lawn Way, Baby
The Vail crowd went wild, especially when the team lobbed water balloons at the onlookers and hit former President Gerald Ford.
From that semimythic beginning, the group's fame grew. Their very first road trip, in 1985, took them to Manhattan...Kansas. Then came the St. Patrick's Day parade in Kansas City, Mo., Founders Day Parade in North Attleboro, Mass., NBA half-time shows in Denver and conventions around the country. Last October they filmed a 30-second Miller Lite commercial for which each earned $1,928—union scale.
Why would nine grown men: Craig Campbell, Gary Pesso, Will Lewis, Kirk Kennedy, Nick Svoboda, Brian Heslerlee, Jeff Alencio, Gary Howe and Richard Carnes—whose ages range from 24 to 39 and whose real-life careers include photographer and lumber inspector—do this? "We originally started it to meet girls," says Campbell, 33, a founding chair man who works in a Vail country club. "Now some of us are married, and we do it to meet girls."
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