Soldiers tell their story to thousands at Twilight Tattoo
May 8, 2014
*** Tonight's Twilight (14 May) Tattoo remains scheduled for outdoors at Summerall Field, Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall in Arlington Va. The show starts at 7 p.m. and pre-ceremony entertainment begins at 6:45 p.m. ***
JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON HALL (May 7, 2014) -- Thousands of visitors to the Nation's Capital joined their host, Chief of Army Reserve Lt. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley as they watched Twilight Tattoo, a high energy military spectacular featuring Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own."
Talley commands all Army Reserve troop program units worldwide, with total end strength of 205,000 Soldiers and 12,600 civilians, and an operating budget of over $9 billion dollars.
Twilight Tattoo is produced by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington and is an hour-long, live-action military pageant that provides audiences from around the world 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.
Twilight Tattoo is performed on Wednesday evenings begining at 7 p.m. Pre-ceremony entertainment begins at 6:45 p.m. Performances from April 30 through June 25 will be located at Summerall Field at JBM-HH, Arlington, Va. Performances from July 9 through Aug. 20 will be located at Whipple Field, JBM-HH and of course if the weather is bad, it is held indoors at Conmy Hall on JBM-HH.
The 2014 Twilight Tattoo season has performances scheduled for each Wednesday evening (except 4th of July week) until Aug. 20. Dates and times are subject to change, so please check the Twilight Schedule online at: http://twilight.mdw.army.mil/schedule.