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the army, marine or air Force bands to help locate music we don’t have. after a concert or ceremony is
completed, I catalog and file away all of the music for future use. I also keep records of when and where we
perform each piece of music as a resource for the officers and to maintain a history of the band’s appear-
ances. It’s a complicated process, but I get a lot of help from my team of assistants.
   What do enjoy doing when you are not working?
   I perform in the D.C. area – chamber and orchestral ensembles, musicals and solo recitals. When I’m
not doing that, I am either hanging out with my dog, bicycling or working in my garden. I have taken several

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trips abroad in the past few years and really enjoy seeing the world.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The U.S. Navy Band and specialty groups present the following FREE concerts. Tickets or reservations are not required
                                                                                                                                                                                            JULy/aUGUST 2008 • VOLUme 29 • NUmber 4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            unless noted (*). For more information call (202) 433-2525 or visit

                                                                                                                                         NAVY BAND                                                                                                           JULY                                                                             COMMODORES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     sunday, July 20 aT 3 p.m.
2008 SUMMER CONCERT SCHEDULE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         McLean Central Park Gazebo
The U.S. Navy Band and specialty groups present the following FREE concerts. For more information call (202) 433-2525.                                                                                                                                       NAVY BAND                               1468 Dolley Madison Blvd.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          saTuRday, auGusT 16 aT 8:45 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Caroline Summerfest

                                                                                                                         CELEBRATES ALUMNI WEEKEND
u.s. CapITOl                                                   u.s. naVy mEmORIal                                                                                                                                                                            sunday, July 27, 7 p.m.                 McLean, Va.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             William A. Humbert Amphitheater                                              Main Stage
(WEsT sIdE)                                                    701 pEnnsylVanIa aVE., n.W.                                                                                                                                                                                                           FRIday, July 25 aT 6:30 p.m.         Denton, Md.
mOndays, July 7 – auGusT 25 aT 8 p.m.                          TuEsdays, July 1 – auGusT 26 aT 8 p.m.                                                                                                                                                        29 Hickory Ave.                         Vienna Town Green

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                by MUCS Aaron Porter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Bel Air, Md.                                                                 saTuRday, auGusT 23 aT 7 p.m.
July     7, Country Current                                    July    1, Navy Band, Sea Chanters & Cruisers                                                                                                                                                                                         144 Maple Ave., E.
                                                                                                                                 n Monday, August 4 at           from years past and perform               Featured as soloists on the con-                                                                                               Leesylvania State Park
        14, Commodores                                                 8, Commodores                                             8 p.m., you are invited         together once more. Newer                 cert will be retired Master Chiefs                NAVY BAND,                              Vienna, Va.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Drive
        21, Country Current                                           15, Country Current                                        to help the Navy Band           members enjoy hearing tales of            Marty Erickson and Dale Under-                    SEA CHANTERS &                          COUNTRY CURRENT Woodbridge, Va.
        28, Navy Band                                                 22, Navy Band, Sea Chanters & Cruisers                                                                                                                                                                                         saTuRday, July 12 aT 7 p.m.
August 4, Cruisers                                                    29, Navy Band, Sea Chanters & Cruisers
                                                                                                                         welcome back old friends in a           “the good old days” from alumni           wood, whose performances are                      CRUISERS                                Boardwalk area
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          saTuRday, auGusT 30 aT 7 p.m.
                                                                                                                         concert at the Navy Memorial            and connecting with the living            sure to bring back fond recollec-                                                                                              Greenbriar Commons Park
        11, Navy Band                                          August 5, U.S. Coast Guard Band                                                                                                                                                               FRIday, July 4, 8 p.m.
                                                                                                                         celebrating the culmination of          history and heritage of the band.         tions. Please join your United                                                            North Beach, Md.                     Point Pleasant Drive (between Stringfel-
        18, Commodores                                                12, Navy Band, Sea Chanters & Cruisers                                                                                                                                                 Concert & Fireworks on the Beach
                                                                                                                         our biennial Alumni Weekend.            On Monday morning, alumni                 States Navy Band at the Navy                                                              THuRsday, July 24 aT 7 p.m.          low Road and Route 50)
        25, Cruisers                                                  19, Navy Band                                                                                                                                                                          Corner of N. Division St. & the Beach
                                                                                                                         A favorite event of Navy Band           from the concert band and Sea             Memorial for what promises to                                                             Chambersburg Memorial Park Bandshell Chantilly, Va.
                                                                      26, Navy Band                                                                                                                                                                          Ocean City, Md.
                                                                                                                         members, Alumni Weekend is an           Chanters will rehearse with               be a night of music, memories                                                             235 3rd St.                          COUNTRY CURRENT
                                          SPECIAL CONCERTS                                                               opportunity to reconnect with           current members in preparation            and magic! ff                                     SEA CHANTERS                            Chambersburg, Pa.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          TuEsday, auGusT 12, 7 p.m.
                                                                                                                         shipmates, share “sea stories”          for that night’s performance.                                                               saTuRday, July 26, 7 p.m.               CRUISERS                             Alfred A. Stango Memorial Park
                                        COnCERTs On THE aVEnuE                                                                                                                                                                                               Blackrock Center for the Arts           saTuRday, July 26, 8 p.m.            King’s Highway
                       Tuesday July 1, 22 and 29 and August 12 at 8 p.m. at the U.S. Navy Memorial                                                                                                                                                           12901 Town Commons Drive                Bandstand (Boardwalk area)           (adjacent to Lewes Public Library)
                                          Navy Band, Sea Chanters and Cruisers                                                                                                                                                                               Germantown, Md.                         Rehoboth Beach, Del.                 Lewes, Del.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             WEdnEsday, July 30 aT 7 p.m.            sunday, July 27, 7:30 p.m.           FRIday, auGusT 22 aT 6:30 p.m.
                   u.s. naVy Band alumnI COnCERT, u.s. naVy mEmORIal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Springettsbury Township Park            Bandstand (Boardwalk area)           Vienna Town Green
                                               Monday, August 4 at 8 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Mount Zion Road                         Bethany Beach, Del.                  144 Maple Ave., E.
                                               Navy Band & Sea Chanters
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             (Entrance on Pleasant Valley Road)
                            laBOR day COnCERT, u.s. naVy mEmORIal                                                                                                                                                                                            York, Pa.                               AUGUST                               Vienna, Va.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          sunday, auGusT 24, 5 p.m.
                                             Monday, September 1 at 1 p.m.                                               Washington Navy Yard Band circa 1920.                                                - Photo restoration by MUCM Margaret J. Bair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             COMMODORES                              NAVY BAND                            Downs Park
                                                     Navy Band                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       WEdnEsday, auGusT 20 aT 6 p.m. 8311 John Downs Loop
                                                                                                                         Female Pioneers of the Navy Music Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             THuRsday, July 3, 7 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Rock Hall Harbor                        Lincoln Memorial                     Pasadena, Md.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             21144 Green Lane                        Washington, D.C.                     CRUISERS

                                                                                                                         by MUC Michael P. Bayes
                                                                                                   PRESoRTEd                                                                                                                                                 Rock Hall, Md.                          WEdnEsday, auGusT 27 aT 6 p.m. sunday, auGusT 3 aT 7:30 p.m.
                                                                                                FIrST-CLaSS maIL                   ith the approach of           tive that authorized limited entry                                                                                                  Lincoln Memorial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             sunday, July 6 aT 7:30 p.m.                                                  Lawn Theater (S. Valley Park)
                                                                                                  U.S. PoSTAGE                     Alumni Weekend                of women to all Navy ratings                                                                                                        Washington, D.C.
                                                                                                       PAId                                                                                                                                                  Lawn Theater (S. Valley Park)                                                18850 Montgomery Village Ave.
                                                                                                                                   in August, we take            thus creating the opportunity
                                                                                                  Washington dC
                                                                                                                         time to reminisce about our             for Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             18850 Montgomery Village Ave.           SEA CHANTERS                             Gaithersburg, Md.
                                                                                                  Permit No 6184
department of the navy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Gaithersburg, Md.                       FRIday, auGusT 1, 7 p.m.                 WEdnEsday, auGusT 6 aT 7 p.m.
                                                                                                                         former members by reflecting            Bailey to become Musician 1st
UnIted StateS navy Band                                                                      DaTeD maTerIaL                                                                                                                                                  THuRsday, July 10 aT 7:30 p.m.          La Plata Town Hall                       Springettsbury Township Park
617 WarrInGton ave Se                                                             reTUrN SerVICe reQUeSTeD               upon the female pioneers of the         Class Bailey. It was not until 1991
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Goucher College                         5 Garrett Ave.                           Mount Zion Road
WaShInGton navy yard dC 20374-5054                                                                                       Navy Music Program and the              that the Navy Music Program                                                                                                         La Plata, Md.                            (Entrance on Pleasant Valley Road)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             (Kraushaar Auditorium)
                                                                                                                         Navy Band. Some may recall              commissioned its first female of-                                                           Towson, Md.                                                                      York, Pa.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     saTuRday, auGusT 9 aT 3 p.m.
                                                                                                                         that Evangeline Bailey became           ficer, Ensign Lorelei Conrad, who                                                           sunday, July 13, 6 p.m.                 Quiet Waters Park                        sunday, auGusT 10 aT 7 p.m.
                                                                                                                         the Navy’s first female to wear         served with the Navy Band from                                                              Downs Park                              600 Quiet Waters Park Road               Fort Hunter Park
                                                                                                                         the musician’s rating when she          1994-1997.                                                                                  8311 John Downs Loop                    Annapolis, Md.                           5300 North Front St.
                                                                                                                         joined the Commodores during               While these women are            Yeoman 2nd Class Marie McLean, March 3, 1945.           Pasadena, Md.                           FRIday, auGusT 15 aT 7:30 p.m.           Harrisburg, Pa.
                                                                                                                         the summer of 1972. In that year,       officially recognized for their ac-                          - U.S. Navy File Photo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Mason District Park
                                                                                                                         Admiral Elmo Zumwalt, chief of          complishments, there were others President Roosevelt signed into                                                                    6621 Columbia Pike
                                                                                                                         naval operations, signed a direc-       who paved the way. In July, 1942, law the continued inSide...                                                                       Annandale, Va.                           continued inSide...

                                                                                                                                                   United States Navy Band • Washington, D.C.                                                                All concert information is accurate at time of publication, though subject to change due to weather and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             other conditions. For concert updates call the 24-hour Navy Band Performance Calendar at (202)
                                                                                                                                                                        Captain George N. Thompson, USN • Commanding Officer/Leader                          433-2525 or visit us on the Web at
                                                                                                                                 Pioneers continued...                                                                                                                        Schedule continued...                             congratulationS to...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             THuRsday, auGusT 14 aT 7 p.m.                         Kevin T. Dines, on his promotion to master chief musician … and
captain’S MeSSage                                                                                                                establishment of the WAVES, or                      a WAVE in 1942
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Chambersburg Memorial Park Bandshell               to James N. Fox, Paul E. Johnson and James P. Logan on their pro-
                                                                                                                                 Women Accepted for Volunteer                        and was in the                                                                                                                             motion to senior chief musician … and to Chief Musician Russell V.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             235 3rd St.
                                                                                                                                 Emergency Service. One par-                         first group to                                                                          Chambersburg, Pa.                                  Gross, clarinet instrumentalist with the Concert/Ceremonial band on his
                                                                                                                                 ticular WAVE was to become the                      be sent to boot                                                                                                                            selection as “Chief of the Quarter,” and to Musician 1st Class Adam K.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             sunday, auGusT 17 aT 4 p.m.                        Grimm, saxophone instrumentalist with the Concert/Ceremonial band,
                                                                                                                                 first female musician assigned to                   camp at Okla-                                                                           Hagerstown Community College                       on his selection as “Sailor of the Quarter” for January-march 2008 …
                                                                                                                                 the Navy Band when she served                       homa A&M.                                                                               Amphitheater                                       and to Master Chief Musicians Joe D. Brown, Jr. and David R. Miles;
                                                                                                                                 here as a yeoman from 1945-                         She described                                                                           Hagerstown, Md.                                    Senior Chief Musicians S. Joe Dollard and Gerald F. Keehner; Chief

       y the time fanfare reaches you, the                                                                                       1949. This is her story…                            her experiences                                                                         FRIday, auGusT 29 aT 6:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Musicians Peter A. Czekaj, Benjamin L. Grant, William P. Gray, Rus-
                                                                                                                                                                                     at boot camp as                                                                                                                            sell V. Gross and Keith D. Hinton; and Musicians 1st Class Gunnar
       summer will be almost half over, but                                                                                         Marie McLean was born in                                                                                                                 Vienna Town Green                                  R. Brunning and Edward Daryl Duff on receiving the Navy and marine
       there are still plenty of opportuni-                                                                                      Adams, Mass. She grew up with                       being “typical                                                                          144 Maple Ave., E.                                 Corps Commendation medal … and to Musicians 1st Class Eric S.
ties to catch a performance by “the World’s                                                                                      a love of music and a desire to be                  of what you                                                                             Vienna, Va.                                        Makovsky and Caroline K. Williams on receiving the Navy and marine
Finest.” In fact, there are four of our special                                                                                  an opera star. Marie began her                      would expect.” Marie Townsend, the first female musician assigned to the Navy Band.     sunday, auGusT 31 aT 7 p.m.                        Corps achievement medal.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                - U.S. Navy Photo by MUC Stephen W. Hassay
                                                                                                                                 music career early by singing in                    She most cherishes                                                                      Allen Pond Park
Concerts on the Avenue at the Navy Memo-
                                                                                                                                                                                     the memories of                          braceable You” with the dance                                                                     welcoMe aboard to...
rial on July 1, 22 and 29 as well as August                                                                                      church and school choirs. She                                                                                                               3400 Mitchellville Road
12. This year’s program is rocking, fun, patriotic and of
                                                                  notable QuoteS                                                 took voice and piano lessons                        the friendships and bonds she            band led by Chief Musician (and                Bowie, Md.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Musician 1st Class Eric A. Brown, trumpet instrumentalist with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Concert/Ceremonial band, Musician 1st Class Justin Cody keyboard
                                                                                                                                                                                     formed with the other women.             future Navy Band leader) Antho-
course, extremely entertaining for all ages – one of the best       Commodores                                                   and often gave recitals in her
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ny Mitchell. She performed high
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Country Current                                    instrumentalist with the Cruisers, and Musician 1st Class Kenny Ray
                                                                    The Commodores filled our ears and                           hometown. During one of these                       From boot camp she was sent                                                                                                                Horton, emcee, guitarist and lead vocalist with Country Current.
summer productions we have ever put on.                         hearts with great sounds and pleasure.                                                                               to Washington, D.C., where she           profile engagements including                  2008 Fall Tour
   I would also like to extend a heartfelt invitation to all                                                                     recitals, she noticed that people
                                                                When a splendid and talented group like the
                                                                                                                                 were talking in the audience.                       worked for Admiral Ernest King President Roosevelt’s Birthday
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Country Current departs September 2 on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             a 21-day tour through North Carolina,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                congratulationS and farewell to...
of our Navy Band alumni readers to attend the upcom-            Commodores comes to play a concert here, it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Banquet in 1945, White House                                                                         Senior Chief Musician Russell J. Rathier, tenor vocalist with the
ing U.S. Navy Band alumni weekend, August 4-5. Special          becomes a special treat. Keep sending them                       Thinking this was “rather odd,”                     in the Office of Naval Intelli-                                                         South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Correspondents’ Association                                                                       Sea Chanters, who received the Navy and marine Corps Commenda-
                                                                back, please!                                                    she poured her heart into the                       gence (ONI).                                                                            Florida. The following is a partial list of tour
thanks as always go to retired Master Chief Don Stratton,                                            Bear, Del.                                                                                                               dinners held at the Hotel Statler,             performances. The complete list will be in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                tion medal on the occasion of his retirement after 20 years of service.
who does a masterful job of both planning the events in                                                                          music. However, the talking                            An extremely driven service
                                                                    Sea Chanters
                                                                                                                                 grew louder. As it turned out,                      member, Marie felt there was             USO-sponsored events and                       September/October issue of fanfare:                 Spotlight on... Mu1 aMy SMith
addition to maintaining contact with all of our former              Their performance on stage and off is a                                                                                                                   White House protocol functions.                TuEsday, sEpTEmBER 2, 8 p.m.
members. Though the only thing more regular than the            credit to the Navy, their commanding officer                     word was being passed that the                      more that she could do for the                                                                                                                The Navy Band is an organization
                                                                and the country. I can honestly say I have                       American Navy base at Pearl                         war effort. She wanted to help           She recalls singing at a Sunday                Vance-Granville Community College                  with many multi-talented individu-
alumni weekend is the rain that has canceled the actual                                                                                                                                                                       morning religious service at the               Civic Center
                                                                never left any professional performance on                       Harbor had just been bombed,                        with recruitment. Due to her                                                                                                               als. Musician 1st Class Amy Smith is
concert (three times in a row now), it is always a pleasure     the high note that I felt last evening after                                                                                                                  White House, after which Presi-                Henderson, N.C.                                    one who contributes in many ways.
to have our former shipmates aboard to rekindle friend-         seeing them.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   drive and immense
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              dent Truman approached her,                    WEdnEsday, sEpTEmBER 3, 7 p.m.                     Formerly a French horn instrumentalist
ships and reminisce about old times. I hope to see many of                                       Scranton, Pa.                                                                                     talent, Marie found                                                                                                          with the Concert/Ceremonial Band, she
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              shook her hand, and said, “You                 Village Park Amphitheatre
you here.                                                           Navy Band                                                                                                                      herself singing on                                                                                                           now is the band’s head librarian.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              remind me of my daughter.”                     Kannapolis, N.C.
   Lastly, I close with a special “save the date” reminder          I would like to thank you for the                                                                                              WRC radio every                                                                                                                 Tell us about your beginnings in
                                                                performance at North Point High School                                                                                                                           The 1945 airing of the “Navy                THuRsday, sEpTEmBER 4, 7 p.m.                      music.
for our annual capstone event – the Navy Birthday Concert                                                                                                                                          morning on the Bill
                                                                in Waldorf, Md. My daughter, a junior at                                                                                                                      Hour” broadcasts gave Marie                    Wren High School Auditorium                           I initially joined the school band in my
at DAR Constitution Hall. The concert is on Saturday,           the school was honored to be able to perform                                                                                       Herson Morning                                                            Piedmont, S.C.                                     hometown of Troutdale, ore., because it
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Show. Her dream of         the opportunity to perform
October 18 at 8 p.m. and is a not-to-be-missed event. Ticket    with you. She played piccolo on the song                                                                                                                                                                                                                        seemed like fun and I wanted to play the
                                                                “The Washington Post.” I hope we have the                                                                                          singing was becom-         with such greats as Rosemary                                                                      saxophone. However, the music store
information will be in the next issue of fanfare, but make
                                                                opportunity to hear the band play at North                                                                                         ing a reality. It was      Clooney, Gene Kelly, Robert                                                                       was all out of saxophones, so my mother suggested the trumpet.
your plans now to attend this unique, musical celebration       Point in future years.                                                                                                                                        Taylor, Greer Garson and other                  united StateS navy band                           After completing eighth grade as a trumpet player, my middle school
of the Navy’s history and core values.                                                           Waldorf, Md.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   during one of these                                                        haS openingS for highly                           band director asked me to switch to French horn over the summer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   shows that the leader      famous celebrities. About these                                                                   I started taking private lessons, playing in a top-notch high school
                                                                    Cruisers                                                                                                                                                                                                  Qualified and experienced
                                                                    All I can say is, “WOW!” What a                                                                                                of the Navy Band,          performances Marie said, “It was                                                                  band and joined several youth and community orchestras. After real-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              inStruMentaliStS and
                                                                talented group of people.                                                                                                          Lieutenant Charles         all very exciting for a small town                                                                izing that there was nothing I enjoyed more than playing the horn, I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              vocaliStS.                                        decided to study music in college.
                                                                                                Rockville, Md.                                                                                     Brendler, who was          girl with a dream of becoming                   Concert/Ceremonial Band
                                                                    Country Current                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                my horn teacher at the University of Georgia, Dr. Jean martin-Wil-
                                                                                                                                                                                                   actively searching         a singer.” Indeed, Marie was                    Double bass/                                      liams, encouraged me to take the Navy band audition in may 2001.
                                                                    The performance at Withalacoochee was
                   George N. Thompson, Captain, USN                                                                                                                                                for a female vocalist,     finally living her dream and, as                Electric Bass........... By Appointment           I hadn’t really considered the military as a career, but I got a good
                                                                FANTASTIC!! Of course we were skeptical
                   Commanding Officer/Leader                    that anyone could fill Wayne Taylor’s shoes                                                                                        heard her perform.         she did, she quietly became one                 sea Chanters                                      feeling about the job from the band members I met. When I was of-
                                                                but we were not disappointed. Can’t wait to                                                                                                                   of the first female musicians in                bass Vocalist .......... By Appointment           fered a position, I accepted.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Consequently, Marie                                                                                                             What led you to become head librarian for the band?
                                                                hear them again!                                                                                                                                              the Navy Band. As a final note to               Tenor Vocalist ......... By Appointment
                                                                                                                                                                                                   was transferred from                                                                                                            While I enjoyed performing, I felt the need for a more structured
                                                                                        Withalacoochie, Fla.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Marie’s story, she left the service             Country Current
                                                                                                                                                                                                   ONI to the Navy                                                            acoustic bass/                                    and predictable schedule. As a full-time staff member my working
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Band in 1945 where         in 1949 to marry “the love her                  Electric Bass .............august 18, 2008        hours are much more reliable.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   she served as the yeo- life,” Chief Warrant Officer                        Audio/Visual
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   When I started as librarian, the band was preparing to move into
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                our newly renovated building. I had worked for the music library at
                                                                                                                                 News clipping from the Boston Globe about Chief Yeoman McLean’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                 man/secretary to the         Richard Townsend, who was the                   Sound Engineer .........By Appointment
                                                                                                                                 assignment to the Band dated March 21, 1948.                                                                                                                                                   Indiana University for four years and had some ideas for improve-
                                                                                                                                                                                                 leader and as the Navy assistant leader of the band at                       For more information: call Chief                  ments. Had I known how difficult it would be to relocate and file
                                                                                  Number 4 Volume 29                             and the United States was at war. Band’s only female vocalist.                               the time. Marie currently resides               musician Christopher J. raifsnider,               20,000 pieces of music, I might have reconsidered my decision!
                                                                               Commanding Officer/Leader                                                                                                                      in Washington, D.C. where she                   Audition Supervisor, at (202) 433-                   What is your role as the band’s librarian?
                                                                               Captain George N. Thompson                           Driven by her patriotism and                        Marie fondly remembers                                                                2840, or e-mail:                                     For each performance, I prepare folders for individual band
                                                                 Public Affairs Chief            Layout and Design               a “love of the Navy uniform,”                       singing such popular favorites as continues to be active in the com-                                 members and scores for the conduc-
                                                                 mUCS Christopher W. erbe
                                                                 Editorial Staff
                                                                                                 mUC Stephen W. Hassay
                                                                                                 Photographers                   Marie eagerly joined the Navy as “The Man I Love” and “Em-                                   munity. ff                                                                                        tors. I often rely on the resources of continued on back            ...
                                                                 mUCS Christopher W. erbe        mUC Stephen W. Hassay
                                                                 mUC Juan Vazquez                mU1 David b. aspinwall
                                                                 mU1 Susan V. appel              mU1 Christina m. Catalanatto

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