The United States Air Force Band is one of the most respected, versatile and accomplished musical organizations in the world. From its humble beginnings with only three enlisted musicians assigned on October 6, 1941, to today's 179-member premier musical organization, The U.S. Air Force Band continues the tradition of representing the United States Air Force and its over 400,000 dedicated Active Duty and Air National Guard members, to a global audience.
The U.S. Air Force Band Diamond Celebration History Book
You may click each of the three links below to download a PDF file of each section of the book which chronicles our organization's 75 years.
Download Part 1
A Wartime Birth (1940-1945)
The Golden Age of Radio (1946-1949)
America's International Musical Ambassadors (1950-1963)
Download Part 2
"The Force of Destiny" (1964-1985)
Hands Across the Sea (1985-1990)
Download Part 3
Golden Anniversary (1991-1995)
Fanfare for a New Era (1995-2002)
"What is Past is Prologue" (2002-2009)
Off We Go! (2009-2012)
Diamond Anniversary Celebration (1941-2016)