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  • For the musicians who brought me home

    If you were to ask any wayward stranger from across the world to describe their culture, I would bet music would be mentioned within the first 10 minutes of your conversation. Music is deeply rooted in our memories of home, a fact made crystal clear to me as I watch and listen to the AFCENT band

  • AFCENT Band performs celebratory concert at PSAB

    Members of the U.S. Air Forces Central Band performed two concerts at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Oct. 15 and 16, 2021.  The 378th Air Expeditionary Wing hosted two nights of performances in recognition and celebration of the base’s accomplishments throughout the past summer.

  • U.S. Air Forces Central Band records song for Year of Culture

    Dana Al Fardan, Qatar's only female contemporary composer, records vocals during a recording session with the U.S. Air Forces Central Band Jan. 10, 2021, in Doha, Qatar. Al Fardan and the AFCENT Band collaborated on and recorded the song "Rising" for the Qatar-U.S.A. 2021 Year of Culture. (U.S. Air

  • AFCENT Band uses music to touch hearts, bridge boundaries

    If you get the opportunity to watch the Air Force Central Command Band in action, you need to do it. Their enthusiasm and passion for music is contagious. The transcendent quality of music, coupled with the excellence of the musicians that play it, is a powerful combination. Music has been used by

  • AFCENT Band brings holiday cheer to Afghanistan

    The Air Forces Central Command Band “Pegasus” recently finished a 26-day tour through Afghanistan during the month of December, the longest ever by an Air Force band. Throughout the tour, the band performed for more than 7,000 U.S. and coalition troops on four installations and 1.3 million on

  • 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,