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  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or

  • Resiliency through Music: 2021 Summer Tour

    The Air National Guard Band of the Northeast has just completed their first full Annual Tour in over a year, with most of last year’s missions being cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Staying local in their home state of Pennsylvania, the Ceremonial Band, High Altitude popular music ensemble,

  • High Altitude: Deployment Recap

    From January through April of 2020, The Air National Guard Band of the Northeast deployed several members of the unit to the Middle East, to serve as the U.S. Air Forces Central Band. Stationed near Doha, Qatar, the AFCENT Band travels to countries all over the region for strategic and diplomatic

  • PRESS PAUSE: A Band’s Mission During a Global Pandemic

    The year 2020 has certainly been a challenging one for everyone, but it creates a special set of challenges when the mission includes interacting with large audiences. As part of the 193 Special Operations Wing’s Public Affairs component, the summer concert series the band performs each year for


    The Air National Guard Band of the Northeast recently returned from a two week summer concert series which thrilled audiences throughout Maine, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania.The band’s show, entitled The Home of the Brave, featured a host of classic Americana, challenging concert band mainstays and

  • Brass in Blue Travels to Lithuania

    In early June, Brass in Blue, the Air National Guard Band of the Northeast’s brass quintet, flew to Lithuania to help commemorate the 25 year partnership between the Pennsylvania National Guard and Lithuanian Armed Forces.The nine-day trip was the first time members of the Band of the Northeast

  • High Altitude Performs for Air Force Enlisted Village 50th Anniversary

    On Feb. 9, 2018, the Air Force Enlisted Village celebrated its 50th anniversary and High Altitude from the Air National Guard Band of the Northeast was there to help them celebrate.The event, attended by several hundred people, featured speeches by community members and military dignitaries.

  • ANG Band of the Northeast Holiday Concert 2017

    It was a that was concert three years in the making. The band of the Northeast's concert band ensemble held a holiday concert at Upper Dauphin Middle School in Lykens, Pa. on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Although, inclement weather had forced the holiday concert to be cancelled each of the past two

  • ANG Band of the Northeast in NYC Veterans Day Parade

    The Air National Guard Band of the Northeast once again had the honor of marching in the New York City Veteran's Day Parade on Saturday, November 11, 2017.The ceremonial band led the parade up 5th Avenue to the applause and delight of thousands of spectators.Joining the band this year were members