208th Army Reserve Band performs for student at Prosperity Elementary School in South Carolina

By Mr. Gail Anderson (USARC)November 11, 2010

Mrs. Shannon Graham, speaks to a group of students at the Prosperity-Rikard Elementary school in Prosperity, S.C. as Chief Warrant Officer 3 Timothy Lyden, from the 208th Army Reserve band, looks on.  The school hosted a Veterans Day program on Nov. 11 and the band performed patriotic selections for over 250 people from around the community.  In his military capacity Lyden is the band director but in his civilian job, he is the school's principal.  Graham's husband is currently deployed to Afghanistan.
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Mrs. Shannon Graham, speaks to a group of students at the Prosperity-Rikard Elementary school in Prosperity, S.C. as Chief Warrant Officer 3 Timothy Lyden, from the 208th Army Reserve band, looks on. The school hosted a Veterans Day program on Nov. 11 and the band performed patriotic selections for over 250 people from around the community. In his military capacity Lyden is the band director but in his civilian job, he is the school's principal. Graham's husband is currently deployed to Afghanistan. (Photo Credit: Mr. Gail Anderson (USARC)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Students and faculty of the Prosperity-Rikard Elementary school in Prosperity, S.C. enjoy several selections of patriotic music by the 208th Army Reserve band during a Nov. 11 Veterans Day performance.  Chief Warrant Officer 3 Timothy Lyden (far right) is the band's director, but in his civilian job he is the school's principal.  The 208th band falls under the control of the 81st Regional Support Command at Fort Jackson, SC.  The 81st RSC provides base operations (BASOPS) support and other services as directed by HQs, U.S. Army Reserve Command to customers in nine southeastern states and Puerto Rico, to enable the Army Reserve to meet global requirements across the full spectrum of operations.
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Students and faculty of the Prosperity-Rikard Elementary school in Prosperity, S.C. enjoy several selections of patriotic music by the 208th Army Reserve band during a Nov. 11 Veterans Day performance. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Timothy Lyden (far right) is the band's director, but in his civilian job he is the school's principal. The 208th band falls under the control of the 81st Regional Support Command at Fort Jackson, SC. The 81st RSC provides base operations (BASOPS) support and other services as directed by HQs, U.S. Army Reserve Command to customers in nine southeastern states and Puerto Rico, to enable the Army Reserve to meet global requirements across the full spectrum of operations. (Photo Credit: Mr. Gail Anderson (USARC)) VIEW ORIGINAL