Luke’s Wings Heroes Gala

September 18, 2021

Luke’s Wings will host its 9th Annual Charity Heroes Gala on Saturday, September 18 from 6-11 p.m. The event will take place at the Ritz Carlton, West End in Washington […]

National World War I Memorial Opens in D.C. (photos)

April 17, 2021

The District welcomed its newest national monument on Friday, April 16, with a solemn ceremony and a flag raising.

RBG: We Bid You Farewell (photos)

September 28, 2020

After thousands paid their respects to the late Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the U.S. Supreme Court, she become the first woman and the first Jewish person to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol.

Celebrating the Holidays With the U.S. Navy Band (photos)

December 24, 2019

Featured along with the Concert Band on Dec. 21 and 22 were the Sea Chanters, Country Current and the Cruisers. There was also a visit from Santa, playing a mean trumpet.

A Memorable Fourth in Our Nation’s Capital (photos)

July 6, 2019

Public festivities got underway at the National Archives with a ceremonial reading of the Declaration of Independence by our Founding Fathers (and Mothers).

WWII Veterans Honored on D-Day in D.C. (photos)

June 7, 2019

Veterans of World War II were honored in a solemn ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. on Thursday, June […]

Your Guide to Summer Military Band Concerts in the District

June 3, 2019

Many of our armed forces’ “elite” musical units are based in the D.C. metro area, where you can see a high-quality, family-oriented performance on virtually any day during the summer months.

Memorial Day Weekend: Honoring Those Who Served (photos)

May 29, 2019

Monday, May 27, marked Memorial Day, when all Americans paused to remember and honor the dedication and sacrifice of the men and women of the U.S. armed forces.

Rolling Thunder’s Last Ride in D.C. (photos)

May 27, 2019

The 32nd Rolling Thunder First Amendment Demonstration Run, a motorcycle rally in support of veterans that became a Memorial Day weekend tradition, took place on Sunday, May 26.

Wolf Trap: 2019 Summer Blast Off! “The President’s Own” US Marine Band with Fireworks!

May 26, 2019

“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band will launch Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts’ summer season with a program of concert band favorites. A fireworks display will […]