In the Service

Rocklin cadets march in Inaugural Parade

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Two Virginia Military Institute cadets from Rocklin were among the approximately 1,500 who marched in this year's presidential Inaugural Parade Jan. 21.

Marching in the parade were Brent S. Clark, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth L. Clark; and Jeffrey L. Nutter Jr. , son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey L. Nutter.

The Corps of Cadets marched through the heart of Washington, D.C., from the U.S. Capitol Building to the reviewing stand at the White House. The corps was the final group in the parade, passing the president in review at about 6:30 p.m.

The cadets' participation marked the 14th time that the VMI Corps of Cadets has marched in a presidential Inaugural Parade.

VMI, with an enrollment of 1,600 cadets, is the nation's oldest state-supported military college. U.S. News and World Report has ranked it among the top three public-supported liberal arts colleges in the nation.