• A Soldier from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) performs during U.S. Army Military District of Washington's last Twilight Tattoo of the season on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 20, 2014.

    Last Twilight Tattoo of the season

    A Soldier from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) performs during U.S. Army Military District of Washington's last Twilight Tattoo of the season on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 20, 2014.

  • Lt. Gen. Patrick J. Donahue II, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) deputy commanding general, and host, renders honor during the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's last Twilight Tattoo performance of the season on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 20, 2014.

    Last Twilight Tattoo of the season

    Lt. Gen. Patrick J. Donahue II, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) deputy commanding general, and host, renders honor during the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's last Twilight Tattoo performance of the season on Whipple Field, Joint Base...

  • A member of the audience places his hand over his heart while listening to God Bless America during the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's last Twilight Tattoo performance of the season on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 20, 2014.

    Last Twilight Tattoo of the season

    A member of the audience places his hand over his heart while listening to God Bless America during the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's last Twilight Tattoo performance of the season on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va...

  • A Soldier from the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" sings during U.S. Army Military District of Washington's last Twilight Tattoo of the season on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 20, 2014.

    Last Twilight Tattoo of the season

    A Soldier from the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" sings during U.S. Army Military District of Washington's last Twilight Tattoo of the season on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 20, 2014.

  • Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) perform during U.S. Army Military District of Washington's last Twilight Tattoo of the season on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 20, 2014.

    Last Twilight Tattoo of the season

    Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) perform during U.S. Army Military District of Washington's last Twilight Tattoo of the season on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 20, 2014.

  • Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) perform during U.S. Army Military District of Washington's last Twilight Tattoo of the season on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 20, 2014.

    Last Twilight Tattoo of the season

    Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) perform during U.S. Army Military District of Washington's last Twilight Tattoo of the season on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 20, 2014.

  • Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) perform during U.S. Army Military District of Washington's last Twilight Tattoo of the season on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 20, 2014.

    Last Twilight Tattoo of the season

    Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) perform during U.S. Army Military District of Washington's last Twilight Tattoo of the season on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 20, 2014.

JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON HALL, Va. (Aug. 20, 2014) -- More than 700 audience members and special guests waited out a storm to catch the last Twilight Tattoo of the season, hosted by Lt. Gen. Patrick J. Donahue II, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) deputy commanding general.

FORSCOM prepares conventional U.S. Army forces to provide a sustained flow of trained and ready land power to Combatant Commanders in defense of the Nation at home and abroad.

It also provides enhanced land power gaining operational depth and versatility through a mix of fully integrated Active and Reserve Component forces operating in a Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, and Multinational environment.

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.

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