“This We’ll Defend” puts audience members side-by-side with the soldiers defending our country. Experience the landing at Omaha Beach on D-Day and the camaraderie and teamwork that sustains American Soldiers through their most challenging missions. Throughout our nation’s history, the Army has been there to defend the Constitution and the citizens of the United States against all enemies. With “This We’ll Defend,” The U.S. Army Field Band honors heroes of yesterday, and ensures Americans remember the soldiers standing guard today in more than 140 countries around the world.
The internationally acclaimed United States Army Field Band of Washington, DC continues its long tradition of presenting free public performances. Founded in 1946, this elite 60-member instrumental ensemble has performed in all 50 states and 30 foreign countries. The Concert Band appears in a wide variety of settings, from such famous concert halls as the Berlin Philharmonie and Carnegie Hall to state fairgrounds and high school gymnasiums. The dedication and musicianship of the members of The United States Army Field Band represent the professionalism that American Soldiers have embodied during nearly three centuries of proud service.