• The Army Reserve's 94th Army Rock Band closed out the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17.  The rock music got many fans out of their seats to dance.

    The Army Reserve's 94th Army Rock Band closed...

    The Army Reserve's 94th Army Rock Band closed out the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17. The rock music got many fans out of their seats to dance.

  • How do you bring a crowd to Albany?  Simply have the best singers and band members from the Active Army, Army Reserve, and from the USO to perform for three hours.  More than 2,500 showed up to watch the Army Materiel Band's Tennessee River Ramblers & Brass Machine, the 94th Army Reserve Rock Band, and the New York City USO's Liberty Bells perform.

    How do you bring a crowd to Albany? Simply...

    How do you bring a crowd to Albany? Simply have the best singers and band members from the Active Army, Army Reserve, and from the USO to perform for three hours. More than 2,500 showed up to watch the Army Materiel Band's Tennessee River Ramblers &...

  • The New York City USO Liberty Bells was one of four performing acts at the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17.

    The New York City USO Liberty Bells was one of...

    The New York City USO Liberty Bells was one of four performing acts at the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17.

  • The Army Reserve's 94th Army Rock Band was one of four performing acts at the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17.

    The Army Reserve's 94th Army Rock Band was one...

    The Army Reserve's 94th Army Rock Band was one of four performing acts at the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17.

  • Staff Sgt. Justin Wade, the lead singer for the 94th Army Rock Band, gets the audience energized during the band's performance at the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17.

    Staff Sgt. Justin Wade, the lead singer for the...

    Staff Sgt. Justin Wade, the lead singer for the 94th Army Rock Band, gets the audience energized during the band's performance at the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17.

  • The Army Materiel Command Band's Brass Machine was one of four performing acts at the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17.  More than 2,500 people were in attendance.

    The Army Materiel Command Band's Brass Machine...

    The Army Materiel Command Band's Brass Machine was one of four performing acts at the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17. More than 2,500 people were in attendance.

  • The Army Materiel Command Band's Brass Machine was one of four performing acts at the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17.

    The Army Materiel Command Band's Brass Machine...

    The Army Materiel Command Band's Brass Machine was one of four performing acts at the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17.

  • Not to be outdone by her husband, the Watervliet Arsenal's commander, Barbara Migaleddi takes a moment to engage the media at the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17.  Col. Mark F. Migaleddi, background, seems to be enjoying the interview.  Migaleddi was interviewed just prior to his wife's interview.

    Not to be outdone by her husband, the...

    Not to be outdone by her husband, the Watervliet Arsenal's commander, Barbara Migaleddi takes a moment to engage the media at the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17. Col. Mark F. Migaleddi, background, seems to be...

  • The USO Liberty Bells was one of four performing acts at the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17.  Children came out of the stands and tried to mimic the Liberty Bells, much to the enjoyment of the crowd.

    The USO Liberty Bells was one of four...

    The USO Liberty Bells was one of four performing acts at the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17. Children came out of the stands and tried to mimic the Liberty Bells, much to the enjoyment of the crowd.

  • The USO Liberty Bells performing in front of more than 2,500 during the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17.

    The USO Liberty Bells performing in front of...

    The USO Liberty Bells performing in front of more than 2,500 during the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17.

  • Col. Mark F. Migaleddi, the Watervliet Arsenal commander, talking to the crowd at the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17 about the Army's Birthday.

    Col. Mark F. Migaleddi, the Watervliet Arsenal...

    Col. Mark F. Migaleddi, the Watervliet Arsenal commander, talking to the crowd at the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17 about the Army's Birthday.

  • The Army Materiel Command Band's Tennessee River Ramblers was one of four performing acts at the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17.

    The Army Materiel Command Band's Tennessee...

    The Army Materiel Command Band's Tennessee River Ramblers was one of four performing acts at the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17.

  • A couple of band members from the Army Materiel Command Band's Tennessee River Ramblers watch as one of their team belts out a solo during the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17.

    A couple of band members from the Army Materiel...

    A couple of band members from the Army Materiel Command Band's Tennessee River Ramblers watch as one of their team belts out a solo during the City of Albany Father's Day and Army Birthday Concert on June 17.

WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Although the New York Capital District is not a military community such as Watertown, N.Y. is to Fort Drum, it is a community with military. The Watervliet Arsenal had the pleasure to work with the City of Albany to bring to the community a military concert on Father's Day, June 17. This concert not only celebrated Father's Day, but also the Army's Birthday.

The Arsenal coordinated three great acts that well represented the Army and the military. The Army Materiel Command Band, from Redstone Arsenal, Ala., represented the active Army. The 94th Army Rock Band, from East Windsor, Conn., represented the Army Reserve. And the USO Liberty Bells, from New York City, represented military-focused, non-profit organizations. The USO has been lifting the morale of troops and their families since 1941.

More than 2,500 from New York's Capital District were not only were touched by the professionalism of our Soldiers, but also by Army Birthday messaging.

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