Sound of music

The fourth mural showcases the Band of the United States Air Force Reserve. It is the oldest band, active or reserve, assigned to the Air Force, having continued from its formation in 1941 to the present without a break in service. The band was formed Oct. 1, 1941 at Mitchell Field, New York, as the First Air Force Band. The band travels in excess of 100,000 miles per year, performing more than 400 concerts extensively throughout their primary geographic area of Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi. The band has also played in many overseas locations, including Russia, Italy, Turkey, Portugal, Antigua, Panama, Germany, Australia and the Caribbean. All members of the Band of the U.S. Air Force Reserve are full-time professional Air Force musicians working in support of Air Force Reserve recruiting and community relations objectives. (U.S. Air Force Graphic by Capt. J. Justin Pearce)

PHOTO BY: Capt. J. Justin Pearce
VIRIN: 111204-F-JZ017-690.JPG
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