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"The President's Own"

United States Marine Band

Colonel Jason K. Fettig, Director
Honoring Those Who Served: 70th Anniversary of the End of WWII

The year 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Although seven decades have passed since that turbulent time, we continue to celebrate the monumental accomplishments of the incredible men and women of our “Greatest Generation." In a special tribute to the veterans who served so valiantly in the Great War, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band commemorate their service with a compilation of video, articles, and photos in their honor.


VIDEO

Time Capsule 1945: Honoring the 70th Anniversary of the End of World War II
Concert at the Music Center at Strathmore, Feb. 23, 2015

Honor Flight Chicago
Honor Flight Ceremony at National World War II Memorial, July 29, 2015

World War II Era Playlist
Featuring Music by the Marine Band

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2013


PHOTO ALBUMS

Marine Band Members who Served in Combat During World War II

Honor Flight


FEATURE ARTICLES
Time Capsule 1945: Honoring the 70th Anniversary of the End of World War II

"Taps" and the Great Escape: an article about POWs from Stalag Luft III 

Marine Band Honors the Flag Raisers of Iwo Jima

Quiet Heroes-Tribute to the Flag Raisers of Iwo Jima

VJ Day: Day of Retribution

Honoring Veterans

Honoring Those Who Served: the 70th Enniversary of the End of World War II


Marine Band member thanks a WWII Veteran


Marine Band member thanks a WWII Veteran