Saturday, January 17, 2009

President's Own Prepares for Inauguration Day

U.S. Marine Band Director Col. Michael J. Colburn leads the band during a Jan. 16, 2009, rehearsal in Washington for the upcoming Inauguration Day. The band, also known as “The President’s Own,” first performed for an inauguration in 1801, when President Thomas Jefferson was sworn into office. DoD photo by Samantha L. Quigley

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