Thousands cheer at MDW's Twilight Tattoo!
May 30, 2013
Arlington, Va. (May 29, 2013) - - Thousands of visitors to the Nation's Capital, along with their host Lt. Gen. Dana Chipman, the Judge Advocate General of the Army, applauded the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's performance of 'Twilight Tattoo' last night at Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall.
Chipman is the senior uniformed attorney in the Army and serves as the 38th Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Army.
Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long military pageant featuring Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own."
Audiences experience a glimpse into American history through performances by the U.S. Army Blues, vocalists from the U.S. Army Band Downrange, the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and the U.S. Army Drill Team.
Free to the Public
All Twilight Tattoo performances are free and open to the public. Due to budget constraints unfortunately there will be no bleachers for Twilight Tattoo shows this year. Grass seating is available and it's recommended guests bring a blanket or lawn chairs. For more information on group reservations, contact MDW Public Affairs at (202) 685-2888.
Twilight Tattoo 2013 Schedule
Twilight Tattoo performances begin at 7 PM. Pre-ceremony pageantry begins at 6:45 PM. Performances from May 1 through June 26 will be located at Summerall Field on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (JBM-HH) in Arlington, Va. Performances from July 10 through Aug. 28 will be located at Whipple Field on JBM-HH. Field locations may vary, please check the http://twilight.mdw.army.mil/home web site prior to attending a specific date.
****Tentative schedule for planning purposes only. Dates are subject to change. ****
Wednesday -- June 5, 12, 19 & 26
Wednesday -- July 10, 17, 24 & 31
Wednesday -- Aug. 7, 14, 21 & 28