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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

  • 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,

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Air Force Band of the West brings musical mission to Puerto Rico

    The United States Air Force Band of the West brought the joy of live music to the residents of Puerto Rico during a recent weeklong tour of the United States territory still recovering from the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria nearly two years ago. In living up to its mission to honor, inspire

  • 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