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  • USAFE Band unites U.S., Ukrainian armed forces through music

    The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Ambassadors Jazz Band traveled to six cities in central and western Ukraine October 6 - 20, 2019, to conduct the “Music of Freedom” tour, a community outreach and concert program aimed at celebrating the shared spirit of freedom and enduring partnership between U.S. and Ukrainian armed forces.
  • “Dear men in blue…” Band of the Pacific inspires international audiences through music

    “Men, they walked in uniforms. How could they possibly be rock stars or jazz musicians? I wasn’t even excited when I walked out of the library to step into the auditorium for a concert, but I was inspired, elated and connected by the end of it. I am still going gaga in my head, thank you for giving me one of the most memorable experiences of my first jazz concert. You are all scored on my heart. Love, your fam from New Delhi.”
  • Like father, like son

    The children of active duty service members make many sacrifices while their parents serve our nation. As with any military unit, a large number of The U.S. Air Force Band’s personnel are parents themselves who work hard to obtain balance between work and family life. For one band member’s family, the lines between work life and family life blurred recently as a military father and his son sat on the same stage and made beautiful music together.
  • 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)
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