• Guests attending the first Twilight Tattoo of the season anxiously await the start of the performance on Fort Lesley J. NcNair, May 5.  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."

    Twilight Tattoo

    Guests attending the first Twilight Tattoo of the season anxiously await the start of the performance on Fort Lesley J. NcNair, May 5. Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long military pageant featuring Soldiers from The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old...

  • The Old
Guard Fife and Drum Corps perform in front of National Defense University's Roosevelt Hall as the sun sets during the season's first Twilight Tattoo Wednesday at Fort McNair.

    Twilight Tattoo

    The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps perform in front of National Defense University's Roosevelt Hall as the sun sets during the season's first Twilight Tattoo Wednesday at Fort McNair.

  • Staff Sgt. Matthew Heil, U.S. Army Chorus, performs the National Anthem during the first Twilight Tattoo of the season on Fort Lesley J. McNair, May 5.  Each week a different Soldier from the U.S. Army Chorus performs as we pay tribute to our great Nation.

    Twilight Tattoo

    Staff Sgt. Matthew Heil, U.S. Army Chorus, performs the National Anthem during the first Twilight Tattoo of the season on Fort Lesley J. McNair, May 5. Each week a different Soldier from the U.S. Army Chorus performs as we pay tribute to our great...

  • Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst, commanding general and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Williams of Joint Force Headquarters National Capitol Region and The U.S. Army Military District of Washington, retire our Nation's Colors during the finale of Twilight Tattoo on Fort Lesley J. McNair, May 5.

    Twilight Tattoo

    Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst, commanding general and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Williams of Joint Force Headquarters National Capitol Region and The U.S. Army Military District of Washington, retire our Nation's Colors during the finale of Twilight Tattoo on...

  • Soldiers from the U.S. Army Drill Team perform precise marching and crisp rifle drill during the first Twilight Tattoo of the season on Fort Lesley J. McNair, May 5.  Soldiers from the U.S. Army Drill Team showcase the trim military bearing, strength and dexterity that are mandatory for qualification to the Drill Team.

    Twilight Tattoo

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Drill Team perform precise marching and crisp rifle drill during the first Twilight Tattoo of the season on Fort Lesley J. McNair, May 5. Soldiers from the U.S. Army Drill Team showcase the trim military bearing, strength...

  • Soldiers from the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps perform military field music during the first Twilight Tattoo of the season on Fort Lesley J. McNair, May 5.  Soldiers from The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corp represent Revolutionary War musicians.  Their blue-trimmed red greatcoats are opposite in color to those worn by the infantry Soldiers of that period and helped commanders identify their musicians through the smoke and confusion of the battlefield.

    Twilight Tattoo

    Soldiers from the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps perform military field music during the first Twilight Tattoo of the season on Fort Lesley J. McNair, May 5. Soldiers from The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corp represent Revolutionary War musicians. Their...

  • Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst, commanding general Joint Force Headquarters National Capitol Region and The U.S. Army Military District of Washington, salutes our Nation's Colors during Twilight Tattoo on Fort Lesley J. McNair, May 5.

    Twilight Tattoo

    Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst, commanding general Joint Force Headquarters National Capitol Region and The U.S. Army Military District of Washington, salutes our Nation's Colors during Twilight Tattoo on Fort Lesley J. McNair, May 5.

  • Soldiers from The Old Guard's Continental Color Guard present the Colors at the beginning of the first Twilight Tattoo of the 2010 season on Fort Lesley J. McNair, May 5.

    Twilight Tattoo

    Soldiers from The Old Guard's Continental Color Guard present the Colors at the beginning of the first Twilight Tattoo of the 2010 season on Fort Lesley J. McNair, May 5.

  • Students cheer as their school is announced before Twilight Tattoo on Fort Lesley J. McNair, May 5.  Twilight Tattoo provides a fast-paced journey through Army history, from Revolutionary times to your Army's involvement in current military operations. The Soldiers in Twilight Tattoo represent all those serving around the world in defense of freedom.

    Twilight Tattoo

    Students cheer as their school is announced before Twilight Tattoo on Fort Lesley J. McNair, May 5. Twilight Tattoo provides a fast-paced journey through Army history, from Revolutionary times to your Army's involvement in current military operations...

  • A group of students cheer during a Twilight Tattoo Wednesday night. Visiting schools and tourists have always made up a large part of the audience of the
Twilight Tattoo, as it gives them a chance to view the Military District of Washington's ceremonial units close up and meet the Soldiers after the
performance.

    Twilight Tattoo

    A group of students cheer during a Twilight Tattoo Wednesday night. Visiting schools and tourists have always made up a large part of the audience of the Twilight Tattoo, as it gives them a chance to view the Military District of Washington's...

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