There’s not much more we can tell you about this picture than you can figure out for yourself. (Isn’t that Marika Partridge out front in the Ramones t-shirt?) KCAW’s Precision Boombox Drill Team was a high concept for its time, circa 1982. The station broadcast the music, and the team members marched (after tirelessly rehearsing the precision choreography). If you’ve ever wished that Raven Radio would revive this tradition, your wish will come true on July 4, 2012. Call Mollie Kabler at 907-747-5877 for details.
Raven's 30th Anniversary
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