Soldiers in the Spotlight

Here we spotlight and celebrate Soldiers for their special contributions to The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own.” Their roles are all different, and they come from diverse backgrounds, but they are all American Soldiers serving their country through music. We hope you enjoy learning more about these world-class Army Band musicians who strive to inspire, educate, and entertain audiences every day!
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March 2018

Staff Sgt. Sara Corry and Staff Sgt. May Duarte

Women's History Month

We are a unit of professionals and trailblazers in many ways. Most recently, Staff Sgt. Sara Corry and Staff Sgt. May Duarte joined the team as the first women to fill their respective positions in the history of "Pershing's Own." Staff Sgt. Corry is the first female staff music arranger, and Staff Sgt. Duarte is the first woman to join the technical support team. We sat down with them to talk about why it is important for young women to see female representation in traditionally male-dominated career fields, and some misconceptions they have experienced as women on active duty. Staff Sgt. Corry's original composition is used in the video. #womenshistorymonth

Posted by The United States Army Band on Thursday, March 1, 2018