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  • US Air Force Heritage Winds performs for LowCountry

    The U.S. Air Force Heritage Winds woodwind quintet performed for veterans and local community members at Patriot’s Point, in Mount Pleasant, S.C., June 6, 2019, as a part of a three day tour. Heritage Winds is a component of the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band. The band is dedicated to using the power of music to honor veterans, inspire patriotism, communicate the Air Force story and recruit those who are interested in serving our nation. They performed seven concerts throughout North and South Carolina.
  • Memorial Day remembrance

    In the spring of 1865, the U.S. Civil War ended with a devastating loss for America -- more lives were claimed than any other conflict in U.S. history.
  • 11 OG performs at National Salute to America's Heroes Air and Sea Show

    The U.S. Air Force Band Max Impact and Honor Guard Drill team performed for the National Salute to America’s Heroes Air and Sea Show for Memorial Day weekend in Miami Beach, Florida, May 24-26. The air and sea show honored service members, both military and local first responders, who have given the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of our nation.
  • 86th AW commander celebrates centennial Memorial Day, honors fallen Americans

    In celebration of the 100th Memorial Day, Brig. Gen. Mark R. August, 86th Airlift Wing commander, attended a remembrance ceremony at Saint-Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt-Regniéville, France, May 26, 2019.Saint-Mihiel American cemetery is the final resting place for more than 4,000 Americans, including one Medal of Honor recipient and 117
  • Remembering the Glenn Miller Army Air Force Band legacy

    Images from "On the Air: A Glenn Miller Swing Celebration," a production that featured The U.S. Air Force Band performing the music of big band legend Major Glenn Miller on April 2, 2019, at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, Maryland. The U.S. Air Force Band partnered with Washington Performing Arts to present this concert highlighting the legacy of Major Miller's music and his leadership of the Army Air Force Band. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the disappearance of Miller's plane during World War II. (U.S. Air Force Photos by Master Sgt. Josh Kowalsky and Technical Sgt. Valentine Lukashuk)
  • Reflections on the Power of Music

    Commentary by Technical Sgt. Katie Baughman describing the power of music and her experiences at recent performances by the Singing Sergeants at a national choral music convention.
  • The Commanders Jazz Ensemble Inspires Patriotism in Nevada and Arizona

    TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - When Glenn Miller left behind civilian fame and fortune to join the American war effort in 1942, he began a legacy of modernized military music that continues to this day. Miller’s efforts in the Army Air Corps were critical to the entertainment and morale of Allied troops, as well as being instrumental in the
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