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Marine Band to Perform at Columbus Day Observance

By | United States Marine Band | October 4, 2016

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Washington -- “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band will participate in a Columbus Day observance at 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 10 at Columbus Plaza at Union Station in Washington, D.C. A musical prelude will begin at 10:45 a.m. The annual event, sponsored by the National Christopher Columbus Association and The National Park Service, will include a United States Joint Armed Forces Honor Guard; Knights of Columbus Color Corps with historical flags of the U.S.; presidential and mayoral proclamations; diplomatic corps from the embassies of Spain, Italy, and Bahamas; presentation of national youth essay contest winner; and wreath presentations by embassies, fraternal, civic, service, and patriotic societies.

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