Category Archives: March

Bill Irwin only blind thru hiker on Appalachian Trail passes away

Bill Irwin, famous blind AT thru-hiker, dies after battle with cancer By Aislinn Sarnacki, BDN Staff Posted March 07, 2014, at 4:05 p.m. Bill Irwin, the only blind person to have completed the Appalachian Trail with his dog Orient. Bill … Continue reading

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An American Hero Pennsylvania born

I know I have mentioned it several times, however I feel it bears repeating again, especially now that we have a commissioner in CO. and you will see why. This brings Mid Atlantic and Colorado together in a common thread. … Continue reading

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Mid-Atlantic Irwin’s helped create history during countries bid for independence

I’ve been researching early Pennsylvania history for an article I’m working on for the Army, specifically Pennsylvania’s contribution to the Early American Army (Continental Army created June 14, 1775) And as luck would have it I found some interesting Irwin … Continue reading

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C.I.A. info published nationally

Should anyone have access to the Spring 2013 issue of the Scottish American Military Society’s The Patriot,   please proceed to pages 12 and 13. Across these two pages are articles heralding the good works of Clan Irwin Association Mid-Atlantic Region … Continue reading

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C.I.A. Pennsylvania sponsors scholarship applicants

How did you celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day?  For some students in central Pa. getting to march in the Harrisburg Saint Patrick’s Day Parade and receiving scholarships from the parade association made it a great” Top o the mornin’!” Every year … Continue reading

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Born in Pittsburgh Mid-Atlantic can claim this Hero as one of our own

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day and pray for Col. Irwin on his birthday. James Irwin (Colonel, USAF, Ret.) NASA Astronaut (Deceased)   PERSONAL DATA: Born March 17, 1930, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Died August 8, 1991 of a heart attack. He is … Continue reading

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Irwin and PA Lt Gov Meet

On March 24 CIA member Bill Irwin had the opportunity to host PA Lt Gov Jim Cawley. The day also saw the CIA honor guard present at a ceremony honoring a fallen Medal of Honor recipient. Irwin, on the Harrisburg … Continue reading

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