Harry Welsh spent 25 years with Archer Epler Musketeers, as a French horn and mellophone player, corps president, co-director of the drum corps community’s first alumni group in 1976, and sang with the Musketeers chorus for many years after first it appeared at the Great Alliance of Seniors (GAS) reunion in 1987. His drum corps activity actually began before World War II, when he played with the Olney Middies prior to serving in the war. He is a veteran of the Battle of the Bulge in the Europe. From 1949 to 1955, he performed with the Imhof Thunderbirds in Philadelphia. He passed away April 19, 2009.