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"Pershing's Own" Featured in 2012 Norwegian Military Tattoo

Thursday, May 24, 2012

By SSG Chris Branagan, TUSAB Public Affairs

On Sunday, May 6, 2012, members of The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" departed from Andrews Air Force Base for an eight-day tour to Norway where they took part in the 2012 Norwegian Military Tattoo. One of the largest military pageants in the world, the Norwegian Tattoo featured premier military bands and civilian groups from eight different nations. The various ensembles, including dance troupes and drum lines, performed four sold-out concerts at the Oslo Spektrum in Norway's capital city.

Upon their arrival, and after a brief stop at the home of Norway's elite ceremonial unit, His Majesty the King's Guard Barracks, members of "Pershing's Own" bega...

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Herald Trumpets Perform at NATO Summit

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

"Pershing's Own" Components Perform at NATO Summit

BY: CPT Randy Bartel

Director, The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets

On Sunday, May 20, The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, The U.S. Army Band Downrange, our Special Bugler and Special Drummer recently traveled to Chicago in support of the Northern Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) Summit meeting. Heads-of-State from 29 member Nations led their delegations to this internationally significant event.

The Herald Trumpets welcomed each nation's leader with an arrival fanfare, while The U.S. Army Band Downrange performed intimate acoustic shows ...

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