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Conan O'Brien introduces the AFCENT band during an event at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Nov. 3, 2015. The event consisted of O'Brien serving as host to a group of comedians and musical guest Grace Potter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua Strang)
Playing in Conan’s house
The U.S. Air Forces Central Command band finished their deployment on a high note when they played as the house band for Conan O’Brien and his guests Nov. 3, 2015.O’Brien was invited to Al Udeid and introduced to the stage by First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama who was in the region as a part of her two-country Mideast tour.The event
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2015
Members of the U.S. Air Forces Central Command band Full Spectrum ensemble entertain active duty military and civilians at Eskan Village, Saudi Arabia on Oct. 15, 2015. Full Spectrum is from the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The group is touring throughout the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility to raise morale, perform in military ceremonies, and to reach out to local communities developing positive relationships between the U.S. and partner nations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jason Plosch/Released) AFCENT band develops relationships anywhere, anytime
Full Spectrum, the U.S. Air Forces Central Command band, once again adapted and overcame adversity to bring a slice of home and use the power of music to entertain deployed service members, contractors, and civilians at Eskan Village and the U.S. Embassy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.Performing without their drummer due to passport and visa
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2015
The Air Forces Central Command band horn section, perform for service members during a concert at an 
undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Aug. 28, 2015. The AFCENT band is composed of musicians who 
perform and tour throughout the Central Command Area of Responsibility to encourage troop morale, 
diplomacy and outreach to host nation communities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Emerson 
Nuñez/Released) AFCENT band brings 'Full Spectrum' of morale
Exploding onto the stage with enough energy to tune up base-wide morale, the newly arrived AFCENT band, “Full Spectrum” from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, started their first tour in Southwest Asia on a high note with seven performances.The AFCENT band is made up of professional Airmen musicians who provide a tool in keeping troop morale up
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2015
Tech. Sgt. Bennett Weidemann, Air Forces Central Command band drummer, performs during a concert for students at the Qatar Academy, Doha, Qatar, Sept. 14, 2015. The AFCENT band is comprised of musicians who perform and tour throughout the area of responsibility to encourage troop morale, diplomacy and outreach to host nation communities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Emerson Nuñez/Released) Full Spectrum entertains, educates at Qatar Academy
Jumping to their feet, the Qatar Academy middle schoolers cheered for more as the Full Spectrum band played their last note of the day, showcasing popular American Music. The Air Forces Central Command band “Full Spectrum” performed for middle school age students Sept. 14 to strengthen community relations here. “The students walked out talking
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2015
Tech. Sgt. Bennett Weidemann, Air Forces Central Command band drummer, performs during a concert for students at the Qatar Academy, Doha, Qatar, Sept. 14, 2015. The AFCENT band is comprised of musicians who perform and tour throughout the area of responsibility to encourage troop morale, diplomacy and outreach to host nation communities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Emerson Nuñez/Released) Full Spectrum entertains, educates at Qatar Academy
Jumping to their feet, the Qatar Academy middle schoolers cheered for more as the Full Spectrum band played their last note of the day, showcasing popular American Music. The Air Forces Central Command band “Full Spectrum” performed for middle school age students Sept. 14 to strengthen community relations here. “The students walked out talking
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2015
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Darran Keenom, Air Forces Central Command band vocalist, guitarist and harmonica player, sings during a performance at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, July 6, 2015. The band is composed of musicians who perform and tour throughout the area of responsibility to encourage troop morale, diplomacy and outreach to host nation communities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Racheal E. Watson/Released) Opening communication lines one note at a time
Billy Joel once said, “I think music in itself ishealing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are alltouched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music.” The U.S. Air Forces Central Command band is composedof musicians who perform and tour throughout deployed locations to encouragetroop morale, diplomacy and
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2015
The U.S. Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Michael Corbin (center), stands with members of the U.S. Air Forces Central Command Band, "Touch 'N Go," after a special Veterans Day performance on Nov 10, 2014. The band was requested to provide American popular music for the event which catered to embassy personnel and their families.  (Courtesy photo)
"Touch 'N Go" wrap up their tour
The Air Force’s Central Command Band “Touch 'N Go” recently finished a 3-month deployment throughout Southwest Asia. In addition to performing for 10K people live in 5 countries and 1.3 million on radio, they also had the honor to perform at the United States Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, during a Veteran’s Day ceremony, Nov. 10,
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2014
Staff Sgt. Alex Nikiforoff and Senior Master Sgt. Stephen Larson of the U.S. Air Force Central Command Band, Touch 'N Go, rehearse with Afghan musician Sayed Homayoun Alimi in Kabul, Afghanistan, for for a performance
on Bayan Radio Oct 13, 2014.  Touch 'N Go made history as the first ensemble of western musicians to ever be featured on Bayan Radio in Afghanistan, which is the second largest radio station in the country. (Courtesy photo) AFCENT band makes history on Bayan Radio
TheU.S. Air Force Central Command Band,Touch 'N Go, made history as the first ensemble of western musicians to ever befeatured on Bayan Radio in Afghanistan. It is the country’s second largest radio station reaching over 1.2million Afghan listeners.   For90 minutes, the band performed various acoustic songs in collaboration withother Afghan
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2014
Capt Daniel W. Boothe, Officer in charge of the AFCENT Band, coins the director of the German Casualty Care Facility at Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, after the band’s strolling performance on Sept. 21, 2014.  The AFCENT Band performed at six forward operating bases in Afghanistan for more than 2,000 Airmen, joint and coalition forces during the month of September.  (U.S. Air Force Photo/Courtesy photo) AFCENT band boosts morale in Afghanistan
Air Forces CentralCommand Band Touch 'N Go went on tour throughout September, performing at sixforward operating bases in Afghanistan for more than 2,000 Airmen, joint andcoalition forces. This was thelongest Afghanistan tour for the AFCENT Band on record. "We played athospitals, dining facilities, outdoor stages, USO installations, rooftops
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2014
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