Assist, protect and defend at Twilight Tattoo
August 14, 2014
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JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON HALL, Va. (Aug. 13, 2014) -- Hundreds of audience members came out on a cool summer evening to watch the Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" perform in Twilight Tattoo on Whipple Field, with their host Maj. Gen. David E. Quantock, U.S. Army Provost Marshal General and commanding general of Army Criminal Investigation Command and Army Corrections Command.
Quantock leads and directs policy for Army law enforcement, police intelligence, physical security, corrections and internment. Quantock also oversees, criminal investigations, provost marshal activities, and military police support as well as biometrics and forensics throughout the full range of military operations.
He supports management and execution of the Army Force Protection mission including antiterrorism and intelligence functions.
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 beginning at 7 p.m. Pre-ceremony entertainment begins at 6:45 p.m. Performances are 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 until Aug. 20. Dates and times are subject to change, so please check the Twilight Schedule online at: http://twilight.mdw.army.mil/schedule.