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February 24, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Time Details:
Doors Open at 2:30 PM Concert begins at 3:00 PM
Weston Auditorium Fitchburg State University North Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Free to the public. Get your tickets in advance at Fitchburg City Hall, Senior Center, or Library
2019-01-09 19_41_36-Civic Days USAFHB Concert 2 24 19.pdf - Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
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United States Air Force Heritage of America Band

Sunday, February 24, 2019

The United States Air Force Heritage of America Band has a rich history of inspiring hearts and minds, building and sustaining American patriotism, and enhancing esprit de corps in the United States Air Force. It was one of the original Army Air Corps bands, created by order of the Secretary of War on October 1, 1941 and assigned to Barksdale Field, Louisiana. In June 1946, after a short stay at Brooks Field, Texas, the band arrived at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, its current home. For over seventy-five years, the band has represented the Air Force with musical and military distinction. Members bring music to the mid-Atlantic in live concerts and to the nation in televised events such as "The Today Show" and the DESERT STORM National Victory Parade, as well as presidential inaugural events. The Heritage of America Band has performed ceremonies for U.S presidents and foreign heads of state, including the Queen of England and the President of France.