Story | Sep 8, 2014 | 7:08 AM
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Story | Oct 17, 2014 | 5:05 AMThe U.S. Military Academy Band struck up a rousing John Philip Sousa march at one end the Polo Grounds, New York City's eccentric stadium. As the musicians wheeled to their right and down one side of the football field, the first ranks of the Corps of Cadets emerged from the grandstand tunnel into the bright sunshine. Within moments, the entire corps, arrayed in neatly formed blocks, marched around the field's periphery. It seemed as if a torrent had poured in from the adjacent East River, a stream of 1,400 young men wearing their gray tunics. However serious their faces and demeanor appeared, all were ready to cheer for Army football.
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Story | Feb 12, 2013 | 11:24 AM
In the eighth grade, my classmates and I got to hear the United States Marine Band, a.k.a. the President's Own, in rehearsal at their barracks in Washington, D.C. We were told this would be the opportunity of a lifetime, a rare chance to hear one of the...