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A Touching Veterans Day Story

Although technically speaking, Veterans Day was yesterday there was a sincerely touching must-see feature on CNN that’s worth pointing out today. It is about US Army Col. Harold Van Heuvelen and the symphony he composed about WWII more than 60 years ago and was just recently premiered.

Sorry iOS folks, the video from CNN is Flash so you likely won’t see it on an iPad or iPhone.

And it seems fitting at this juncture to post one of my favorite reminders in that the single largest employer of full-time professional musicians is the United States Armed Forces…

The United States Air Force Band

The United States Army Band

“The Presidents Own” United States Marine Band

The United States Navy Band

The United States Coast Guard Band

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