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282nd Army Band

"Musical Ambassadors of the U.S. Army Basic Combat Training Center of Excellence"

27 April Band Concert "Under One Flag"

282nd Band Concert at FMU, Sunday, 27 April 2014:

Follow this link to go to YouTube to watch the concert stream live:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzOz06A1pXM

or go to the new public website at jackson.armylive.dodlive.mil to see it embedded into the band page.

Requests for Support

To request the 282nd Army Band for your event contact:

Kara Motosicky, Ft. Jackson Public Affairs Office at 803-751-5327

Requests must be received by the Ft. Jackson Public Affairs Office at least 60 days prior to the event.


To request the 282nd Army Band for your on post event contact:

Ft. Jackson G-3 Office at 803-751-1165

Requests must be received no later than 45 days prior to the event.

Band History

282d Army Band Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 April 2009

  • Organized in 1869 in the Regular Army at Richmond, Virginia, as the Band, 21st Infantry
  • Reorganized and redesignated 5 August 1914 as the Band Section, Headquarters Company, 21st Infantry
  • Reorganized and redesignated 18 January 1921 as the Band Section, Service Company, 21st Infantry
  • Inactivated 6 October 1921 at Fort George G. Wright, Washington
  • Activated 28 November 1921 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
  • Separated from the Service Company 1 August 1927 and reorganized as the Band, 21st Infantry
  • Redesignated 27 June 1943 as the Band, 123d Infantry
  • Reorganized and redesignated 10 January 1944 as the 282d Army Band
  • Reorganized and redesignated 12 May 1944 as the 282d Army Ground Forces Band
  • Redesignated 1 June 1947 as the 282d Army Band
  • Inactivated 20 May 1949 in Korea
  • Activated 16 March 1956 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina
  • 282d Army Band Honors
  • Campaign Participation Credit
  • Philippine Insurrection: Luzon 1899; Luzon 1901; Luzon 1902
  • World War II: Central Pacific
  • Decorations: None
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