Frank Dioguardi has been active in the drum and bugle corps community since 1941, when he played soprano horn in the Webster standstill drum corps. He still playing mellophone with Romeos Cadets for the 10 years leading up to 2013. During the 1940s, he was a horn player with Ruoff Post in Ozone Park, New York, Phoebe Hearst Post, Cusick Post of West New York, New Jersey and Sheriden Post, the state champion junior corps that became the nucleus of the Skyliners senior drum and bugle corps. He served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953, then returned to the Skyliners horn line in 1960. In 1962, he became a member of the staff, serving as quartermaster and handling all secretarial duties. He was made a life member of Skyliners in 1981. He became commander of the Gabarina-Masarakos American Legion Post 1523, which sponsored Skyliners, in 1964. He has held continuous membership in Post 1523 for more than 50 years. He is a charter member of the Skyliners Alumni Association, celebrating 30 years with the group 2013. He has also served as the alumni corps treasurer for two years. He played an important role in organizing the 2012 Great Alliance of Seniors (GAS) reunion, sponsored by the alumni associations of the New York Skyliners and Hawthorne Caballeros. He received a number of awards for his contributions to earlier GAS reunions. He worked closely with Hall of Fame founder Vince Bruni to promote the Caribbean sunshine cruises that have been important fund raisers.