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This page contains extensive articles on the subjects of taps, bugles, buglers, history, events, and news. Browse by tags or categories to find articles of interest.

THE EXPERIENCES OF A BANDMASTER

THE EXPERIENCES OF A BANDMASTER By John Philip Sousa During eighteen years spent in playing music for the masses, twelve years in the service of the United States and six in that of the general public, many curious and interesting incidents have come under my observation. While conductor of the Marine Band, which plays at […]

Richard Fiske Marine Bugler at Pearl Harbor

Richard Fiske was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 26, 1922. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in February 1940. Following Field Music School, he was assigned to the USS West Virginia (BB-48) as a Marine Private bugler on July 6, 1940. On December 7, 1941, Dick was on the quarter deck when […]

The Pearl Harbor Bugler Sgt Theodore Allen

The Pearl Harbor Bugler Army Bugler Sergeant Theodore Allen http://www.pearlharborbugle.com/ http://www.pearlharborbugle.com/#!press/c1s1p Sergeant Theodore Allen ​Stationed at Fort Ruger on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 Sergeant Allen furiously played Call To Arms saving numerous lives during the surprise attack. But, for all his heroics, he was mishandled by the Veterans Administration and buried on top […]

WWII Paratrooper with bugle on D-Day

A great image of a Paratrooper of the 506th Parachute Regiment. Can you see the bugle? This is an Army Signal Corps photo taken on 4 June 1944. The soldier is PFC Don Ross from the S-3 section, HQ, 3rd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment. He was originally in I (India) Company. He was sitting around the […]

Taps History on NPR

Taps History on NPR http://www.npr.org/2011/05/30/136721508/historian-explains-the-origin-of-taps

BUGLE CALL

BUGLE CALL By Captain W. I. Green, Quincy, Illinois The National Tribune, Washington, D.C. May 19, 1910 Sunlight and shadow scattered o’re A checker’d tangle on th’ floor Of Nature’s pathway. From the spay Of quaking asp, from bramble gay, And every bush the way along Float mellow notes of vagrant song; To song and water’s […]

The Sound of a Trumpet

The Sound of a Trumpet from “It is Written” By Cecil J. Blay It was only the other day that I found myself doing it again . . . . listening! Not listening to the sounds which constantly surround us all, but listening in the silence for something else. It is one of my chief pleasures […]

TAPS FOR LEW SOLOFF

TAPS FOR LEW SOLOFF By Jari Villanueva Lew Soloff, US Army Photo courtesy of Laura Solomon-used by permission For military buglers in the United States, sounding Taps is the most sacred duty they can render. This musical honor has been in existence since the Civil War and for many buglers it is a duty they […]

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