Air Force Band and Honor Guard Participate in Inauguration Dress Rehearsal

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • The Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team rehearses on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 11, 2013, to prepare for the 57th presidential inaugural parade. President Barack Obama, who was elected to serve a second term, will be inaugurated Jan. 21, in Washington, D.C. More than 1,000 airmen will provide support for inaugural events.  U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erin O'Shea
  • Air Force Senior Airman Anthony Wagner, left, calls commands during a dress rehearsal for the Inaugural Parade on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 10, 2013. Wagner is the noncommissioned officer in charge of the Air Force Honor Guard color team. DOD photo by Claudette Roulo
  • Air Force Col. Larry H. Lang, commander of the Air Force Band, conducts as the band plays the "U.S. Air Force Song" during an inaugural parade dress rehearsal on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 11, 2013. DOD photo by Claudette Roulo
  • Air Force 1st Lt. Michael Lemorie rehearses on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 11, 2013, to prepare for the 57th presidential inaugural parade. More than 350 airmen assigned to Joint Base Andrews represent the Air Force during the inauguration. Lemorie is the commander of the Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team flight. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erin O'Shea
  • The Air Force Band plays "The U.S. Air Force Song" during a rehearsal on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 11, 2013, to prepare for the 57th presidential inaugural parade. About 15,000 military personnel from 133 units will be participating in the parade on Inauguration Day, Jan. 21, 2013.  U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nesha Humes
  • Air Force Master Sgt. Patrick McDermott plays during during a rehearsal on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 11, 2013, to prepare for the 57th presidential inaugural parade. McDermott is an Air Force Band ceremonial brass trumpeter. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nesha Humes
  • Air Force Col. Larry Lang leads the band in a musical selection during a rehearsal on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 11, 2013, Lang is a U.S. Air Force Band commander and conductor. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erin O'Shea
  • Air Force Col. Bill Knight speaks to media on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 11, 2013.  Knight spoke about the wing's involvement in the Inauguration Day ceremonies in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013. Knight is the 11th Wing commander.  U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erin O'Shea
  • Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Edward Teleky gives an interview on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 11, 2013. Teleky is a U.S. Air Force Band drum major. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nesha Humes