Doug White is an original member of the Marksmen, founded in 1957 in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was the color guard captain from 1957 until 1969. The Marksmen Senior Drum and Bugle Corps appeared in many parades throughout the northeast and competed in drum corps competitions in the Yankee Circuit, winning many awards and top honors. He taught color guard drill and assisted with marching and maneuvering from 1954 to 1968. He was the Marksmen’s director in 1965 and business manager in 1967. The Marksmen also successfully competed in national competitions, with appearances up and down the east coast, including New York’s Carnegie Hall and Shea Stadium. In the 1960s, during the Vietnam War, many members were called to military duty. Because of the great number entering military service, the corps was forced to disband in 1969. He served as director when the Marksmen alumni corps was formed in 1989, following a corps reunion. He also served as the alumni corps color guard captain until 2007. He taught marching and maneuvering to a number of junior corps in the 1960s and 1970s including the Targets PAV Eagles, Fletcher Raiders and St. George. Over the years, he has also served as marching instructor, executive director and corps president. He judged M and M for several associations including Massachusetts and Connecticut, Northern and Yankee.