• Col. James C. Markert, the Regimental Commander of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), receives an appreciation plaque on behalf of The Old Guard from the Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal at Conmy Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Nov. 4, 2013.  The plaques were presented in appreciation of The Old Guard's participation in the 2011, 2012, and 2013 Twilight Tattoos that Westphal hosted.  A Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long military pageant, which gives a glimpse into American history through performances by The U.S. Army Blues, vocalists from The U.S. Army Band Downrange and U.S. Army Band Voices, The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and The U.S. Army Drill Team.

    Westphal honors The Old Guard and Pershing's Own

    Col. James C. Markert, the Regimental Commander of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), receives an appreciation plaque on behalf of The Old Guard from the Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal at Conmy Hall, Joint Base...

  • Col. Thomas H. Palmatier, the Leader and Commander of The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" receives an appreciation plaque on behalf of The U.S. Army Band from the Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal at Conmy Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Nov. 4, 2013.  The plaques were presented in appreciation of The U.S. Army Band's participation in the 2011, 2012, and 2013 Twilight Tattoos that Westphal hosted.  A Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long military pageant, which gives a glimpse into American history through performances by The U.S. Army Blues, vocalists from The U.S. Army Band Downrange and U.S. Army Band Voices, The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and The U.S. Army Drill Team.

    Westphal honors The Old Guard and Pershing's Own

    Col. Thomas H. Palmatier, the Leader and Commander of The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" receives an appreciation plaque on behalf of The U.S. Army Band from the Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal at Conmy Hall, Joint Base...

  • Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal presents framed mementos to the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), and the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," at Conmy Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Nov. 4, 2013, in appreciation for their flawless support during the 2011, 2012, and 2013 Under Secretary of the Army-hosted Twilight Tattoos. The themes for each Twilight Tattoo were specifically designed to honor the contributions of Soldiers during World War II and the Korean War. A Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long military pageant, which gives a glimpse into American history through performances by The U.S. Army Blues, vocalists from The U.S. Army Band Downrange and U.S. Army Band Voices, The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and The U.S. Army Drill Team.

    Westphal honors The Old Guard and Pershing's Own

    Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal presents framed mementos to the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), and the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," at Conmy Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Nov. 4, 2013, in appreciation for...

  • Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal presents framed mementos to the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), and the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," at Conmy Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Nov. 4, 2013, in appreciation for their flawless support during the 2011, 2012, and 2013 Under Secretary of the Army-hosted Twilight Tattoos. The themes for each Twilight Tattoo were specifically designed to honor the contributions of Soldiers during World War II and the Korean War. A Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long military pageant, which gives a glimpse into American history through performances by The U.S. Army Blues, vocalists from The U.S. Army Band Downrange and U.S. Army Band Voices, The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and The U.S. Army Drill Team.

    Westphal honors The Old Guard and Pershing's Own

    Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal presents framed mementos to the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), and the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," at Conmy Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Nov. 4, 2013, in appreciation for...

  • Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal presents framed mementos to the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), and the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," at Conmy Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Nov. 4, 2013, in appreciation for their flawless support during the 2011, 2012, and 2013 Under Secretary of the Army-hosted Twilight Tattoos. The themes for each Twilight Tattoo were specifically designed to honor the contributions of Soldiers during World War II and the Korean War. A Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long military pageant, which gives a glimpse into American history through performances by The U.S. Army Blues, vocalists from The U.S. Army Band Downrange and U.S. Army Band Voices, The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and The U.S. Army Drill Team.

    Westphal honors The Old Guard and Pershing's Own

    Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal presents framed mementos to the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), and the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," at Conmy Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Nov. 4, 2013, in appreciation for...

WASHINGTON (Under SecArmy Public Affairs, Nov. 4, 2013) -- Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal presents framed mementos to the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," at Conmy Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Nov. 4, in appreciation for their flawless support during the 2011, 2012, and 2013 Under Secretary of the Army hosted Twilight Tattoos.

"The support that you provide our Army is incredible and very much appreciated by Army leadership and our nation. Your dedication and precision represents the very best of our Army and I applaud your selfless service and commitment to excellence," said Westphal.

The themes for the Twilight Tattoos each year were specifically designed to honor the contributions of Soldiers during World War II, the Korean War and current combat operations.

A Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long military pageant, which gives a glimpse into American history through performances by The U.S. Army Blues, vocalists from The U.S. Army Band Downrange and U.S. Army Band Voices, The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and The U.S. Army Drill Team.

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