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Band of the West
Air Force Band of the West Airman passionately serves local community
January 23, 2020
— Airman 1st Class Ed Knoeckel, an Air Force Band of the West pianist, showcases the unit’s values of determination and compassion through his musical talents and impactful volunteer work with local foster children...
Air Force Band of the West brings musical mission to Puerto Rico
May 30, 2019
— The United States Air Force Band of the West brought the joy of live music to the residents of Puerto Rico during a recent weeklong tour of the United States territory still recovering from the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria nearly two years ago. In living up to its mission to honor, inspire and connect, the band’s music told the Air Force story of diversity and opportunity, built relationships with Puerto Rican communities and honored veterans from the island. ...
U.S. Air Force Band of the West mentors next generation
October 25, 2018
— U.S. Air Force Band of the West members have started a music mentoring program for students in grades K through 12 and have visited four Title 1 schools multiple times throughout the semester as part of a community outreach program. Visiting the schools on several occasions versus the previous once-a-year schedule helps the Air Force mentors build a stronger relationship with the students. ...
Band of the West performs at Fiesta in Blue 2018
April 26, 2018
— The Band of the West performed as part of Fiesta in Blue April 24 at the Edgewood Theatre of the Performing Arts in San Antonio. The performance was dedicated to the 300th Anniversary of San Antonio and honors the city's military heritage...
AF Band of the West, Army's 323rd Army Band pair up for "Holiday in Red, White and Blue'
December 4, 2017
— The U.S. Air Force Band of the West and the 323rd Army Band "Fort Sam's Own" team up for a "Holiday in Red, White and Blue" Dec. 9 and 10...
Fifty years later, musical resource specialist has more to offer
December 2, 2017
— For Stanley Lockaby, Band of the West musical resource specialist at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 50 years of military service is a milestone – but he insists he is not ready for the next chapter of rest and relaxation...
Band of the West has a new home
October 24, 2017
— The Air Force Band of the West is moving to the former reception center, building 7246 on Carswell Avenue at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, where Airmen began their Air Force careers at basic military training...
Air Force Alpha Warriors prepare for ‘Final Battle’
October 20, 2017
— Fifty athletes from U.S. Air Force installations worldwide will compete over a grueling obstacle course as a celebration of fitness and tradition will be on display during the first Air Force Alpha Warrior Final Battle Nov. 11 in San Antonio...