ARLINGTON, Va. (April 25, 2015) -- Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" conducted a full dress rehearsal on Summerall Field, Joint Base Myer -- Henderson Hall, in preparation for the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's 2016 Twilight Tattoo season.
Twilight Tattoo is a show that provides a glimpse into American history through performances by the U.S. Army Blues, vocalists from the U.S. Army Band Downrange and U.S. Army Band Voices, the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and the U.S. Army Drill Team.
The rehearsal gave Maj. Gen. Bradley A. Becker, MDW commanding general, the opportunity to observe and validate the hour-long, live-action military pageant that begins public performances Wednesday, May 4.
The 2016 Twilight Tattoo season is scheduled to begin Wednesday, May 4 and run through Wednesday, Aug. 3, with exception to July 6 and July 13. There will be no Twilight Tattoo scheduled for July 6 and 13.