Arlington, Va. (July 25, 2018) - - More than 13 hundred visitors joined the Honorable James McPherson, General Counsel of the U.S. Army and Lt. Gen. Charles Pede, Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Army, in celebrating the JAG Corps birthday while watching American history come to life in the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's performance of Twilight Tattoo in Conmy Hall at Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall.


Twilight Tattoo is an hour long military pageant that gives a glimpse into American history through performances by the U.S. Army Blues, vocalists from the U.S. Army Band, the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and the U.S. Army Drill Team.

This is the penultimate performance for Twilight Tattoo this summer. The performanes are scheduled to begin again in April 2019.

The General Counsel is the chief lawyer of the Army ultimately responsible for determining the Army's position on any legal question. The General Counsel serves as legal counsel to the Secretary, Under Secretary, five Assistant Secretaries, and other members of the Army Secretariat. The General Counsel also exercises technical supervision over the Office of the Judge Advocate General, the Office of the Command Counsel, Army Materiel Command, and the Office of the Chief Counsel, Corps of Engineers.

The JAG Corps provides principled counsel and premier legal services, as committed members and leaders in the legal and Army professions, in support of a ready, globally responsive, and regionally engaged Army.

The Army Judge Advocate General Corps birthday is on July 29.

All Twilight Tattoo performances are free and open to the public. For more information on group reservations, contact MDW Public Affairs at (202) 685-2888.

*Twilight Tattoo performances begin at 7 p.m. Pre-ceremony pageantry begins at 6:30 p.m.

August 1

**Tentative schedule for planning purposes only. Dates and times are subject to change. **