FORT LEE, Va. – The Fort Lee 392nd Army Band will be performing in local community schools during the months of March and April 2017.
The band visits area schools as part of its “Music in our Schools” program every year. Each performance offers elementary through high school students an interactive music education experience.
While showcasing various instruments, the band demonstrates how being a musician can be both fun and a future career option.
Last year, the band performed at 28 area schools, giving a memorable music event for more than 9,000 children. Since 2012, the 392ndArmy Band brought the “Music in our Schools” program to more than 42,000 children in Central Virginia.
Local schools are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to experience a live performance of a military band.
Schools interested in participating in the “Music in our Schools Program” may submit a performance request form to the Fort Lee Public Affairs Office. The deadline for submitting requests is Feb. 14.
For details, call (804) 734-6893 or email ArmyFortLee.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Fort Lee Soldiers, families and civilian employees began a century of support to the nation in 1917 when Camp Lee was established to train the 80th Division for service during WWI. Today, Fort Lee is the Army’s Home of Sustainment and supports the training, education and development of adaptive Army professionals in fields such as transportation, supply, culinary arts and equipment repair and maintenance. Major organizations on the installation include the Defense Commissary Agency, Defense Contract Management Agency, Combined Arms Support Command, the Army Logistics University, U.S. Army Ordnance School, U.S. Army Quartermaster School and U.S. Army Transportation School. Fort Lee supports nearly 86,000 Soldiers, retirees, veterans, family members and civilian employees and boasts an economic impact of about $2.4 billion per year.