In The News: Military Entertainers Play A Central Role In America’s Hometown Celebration

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As far as reunions go, this one may be one of the most patriotic, since it takes place in America’s Hometown.

While not a battle of the bands, nine drum corps vie each year for the privilege of performing in the America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration’s annual National Senior Drum and Bugle Corps Reunion Concert.

Barbara DiRusso, the music coordinator for the reunion concert, said many groups call her asking to participate. She selects nine military drill teams to perform in the annual concert at Memorial Hall. She always tries to include one new group and four of the nine are always local.

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Posted by on Monday, October 27th, 2008. Filed under DCA News.