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Arlington National Cemetery and Memorial Day-Traditions Born in Irony

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Arlington National Cemetery and Memorial Day. Traditions Born in Irony. On any weekday at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, a military ritual occurs that is both familiar and moving. An escort of honor comes to attention and presents arms. A firing party then fires three volleys. After the briefest of moments, a bugler sounds the […]

Hail to the Chief

Friday, May 6th, 2016

“Hail To The Chief” Arranged by Jari Villanueva, played by the USAF Band HISTORY OF “HAIL TO THE CHIEF” Hail to the Chief, with its preceding Ruffles and Flourishes, is traditionally played to announce the arrival of the president at state functions and events. Derived from an old Gaelic air, Hail to the Chief was […]

William Donald Schaefer His Final Farewell

Sunday, April 24th, 2016

William Donald Schaefer, His Final Farewell: A Look Back at his Funeral Services By Jari Villanueva © 2016 Jari Villanueva, Taps Bugler Originally published April 2016 It has been five years since the passing of Maryland Governor William Donald Schaefer. This is the story of my involvement with his funeral services during the week following […]

Articles and Manuals

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Articles about Taps and Bugle History The following are articles with great information on the history of Taps, bugles, trumpets and  bugling. These have been collected over many years after much research. If you wish to download these you will have a comprehensive history of this great military tradition. These are all in PDF format. […]

Civil War Bugler Photos

Monday, May 31st, 2010

Civil War Buglers

The Origins of the Model 1892 Bugle (M1892 Field Trumpet)

Monday, May 31st, 2010

By Jack Carter The word bugle in the United States is often used as a generic term for many types of horns including the instruments used by the armed services, drum and bugle corps and by various other organizations such as the Boy Scouts. Nevertheless, bugles have always been specified correctly by the armed services […]

An Introductory History of the Bugle From its Early Origins to the Present Day

Monday, May 31st, 2010

An Introductory History of the Bugle From its Early Origins to the Present Day By Jari Villanueva Where to begin? How to approach an elusive subject such as the history of bugles? The first thing is to find a definition of “bugle.” And as we explore the history of the bugle, it is necessary also […]

An Excerpt From Twenty-Four Notes That Tap Deep Emotions: The story of America’s most famous bugle call

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

An Excerpt From Twenty-Four Notes That Tap Deep Emotions: The Story of America’s Most Famous Bugle Call © Jari Villanueva If you would like to order a copy of the entire book CLICK HERE By Jari Villanueva Of all the military bugle calls, none is so easily recognized or more apt to evoke emotion than […]

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