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What In Tarnation is the Army Band?

The army has a band?

Warming up before a gig. Much younger years. Photo by author.

You know those turning points we all have in our lives? Those big moments and decisions where there was a before and after? The army was one of those. A divergence in my trajectory, if you will.

When I wrote this article a couple months ago people told me they didn’t even know there was a US Army Band. There were 32 of them back in the 90s. A…

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Christopher Robin

Christopher Robin

Yes, that's my real name. Yes, I’m in therapy. No, that's not why. Interested in the mundane. Editor for The Memoirist, The Narrative Collective, Songstories.