• FORT BRAGG, N.C. - With 55 percent of the job done, the Army Ground Forces Band building is on schedule for contract completion in June. The band will move to Fort Bragg with its parent unit, Headquarters, Army Forces Command, this summer, in accordance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure legislation.

    The FORSCOM band building 'show goes on' despite wintry weather

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - With 55 percent of the job done, the Army Ground Forces Band building is on schedule for contract completion in June. The band will move to Fort Bragg with its parent unit, Headquarters, Army Forces Command, this summer, in...

  • FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Masons Charles King (left) and Gustavo Hernandez  with Carolina Masonry Unlimited of Apex, N.C., install a window casing before they begin laying bricks on the exterior walls of the new Army Ground Forces Band's training facility. Carolina Masonry Unlimited is just one of many regional sub-contractors working on this BRAC-directed construction project that is generating significant economic benefit to the area.

    The FORSCOM band building 'show goes on' despite wintry weather

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Masons Charles King (left) and Gustavo Hernandez with Carolina Masonry Unlimited of Apex, N.C., install a window casing before they begin laying bricks on the exterior walls of the new Army Ground Forces Band's training facility...

  • FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Hector Felix builds a sample pattern for fellow masons to follow as they lay bricks on the new Army Ground Forces Band's training facility's exterior walls. He is employed by Carolina Masonry Unlimited of Apex, N.C., one of the many subcontractors being used by the prime contract design-builder for the construction project, Lifecycle Construction Services and its lead design firm, BRPH, Inc.

    The FORSCOM band building 'show goes on' despite wintry weather

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Hector Felix builds a sample pattern for fellow masons to follow as they lay bricks on the new Army Ground Forces Band's training facility's exterior walls. He is employed by Carolina Masonry Unlimited of Apex, N.C., one of the many...

  • FORT BRAGG, N.C. - The Army Ground Forces Band building will have special acoustic flooring installed to prevent vibrations, reduce extraneous noise and help produce a purer sound during rehearsals. This floor sample shows the three-quarter-inch, tongue-and-groove white maple floor finish set on 2 x 4 sleepers and isolation pads on the bottom.

    The FORSCOM band building 'show goes on' despite wintry weather

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - The Army Ground Forces Band building will have special acoustic flooring installed to prevent vibrations, reduce extraneous noise and help produce a purer sound during rehearsals. This floor sample shows the three-quarter-inch...

  • FORT BRAGG, N.C. - The Army Ground Forces Band commander, Maj. Treg Ancelet (second from right), discusses the progress of his band's new training facility with (left to right) Kelsey Weber, Civil Engineer CO-OP; Anthony Byrd, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' quality assurance representative for the project; and George Blackard, the USACE project engineer. Ancelet and a team of his non-commissioned officer leaders were here to tour the construction site and to coordinate with various agencies in preparation for the June arrival of the band's Soldiers.

    The FORSCOM band building 'show goes on' despite wintry weather

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - The Army Ground Forces Band commander, Maj. Treg Ancelet (second from right), discusses the progress of his band's new training facility with (left to right) Kelsey Weber, Civil Engineer CO-OP; Anthony Byrd, the U.S. Army Corps of...

  • FORT BRAGG, N.C. - While the snow earlier in January slowed things up a few days on the outside, work continued on the inside of The Army Ground Forces Band's new training facility. On schedule for completion in June, the 18,748-square-foot building will offer many state-of-the-art acoustic and environmental features. The Army Ground Forces Band provides musical support for the Army's largest command, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM).

    The FORSCOM band building 'show goes on' despite wintry weather

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - While the snow earlier in January slowed things up a few days on the outside, work continued on the inside of The Army Ground Forces Band's new training facility. On schedule for completion in June, the 18,748-square-foot building...

FORT BRAGG, N.C. - While the snow earlier in January slowed things up a few days on the outside, work continued on the inside of FORSCOM's Army Ground Forces Band's new training facility. The project is 55 percent complete and on schedule for completion in June. The 18,748-square-foot building will have a state-of-the-art concert band rehearsal hall, a jazz band/large group rehearsal room for a 25-piece ensemble, six small group rehearsal rooms for five- to eight-piece ensembles, and seven individual practice rooms. Acoustic control will be accomplished through finish selections such as acoustical ceiling tile, acoustical wall panels and acoustic floor panels, particularly in the main rehearsal room, practice rooms and main lobby. All finish materials have environmental benefits and are durable and easy to maintain and replace as necessary. The band will move to Fort Bragg with Headquarters, Army Forces Command, the summer of 2011, in accordance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure legislation.

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