U.S. Marine Band

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At White House, Marine Band Plays ... Romney Song

Fourth of July celebration gets just a bit awkward

(Newser) - The White House Independence Day fete took a bit of an awkward turn yesterday: As President Obama was visiting with the service members gathered on the South Lawn, a subset of the Marine Corps band started playing Rod Atkins' "It's America"—which just so happens to be... More »

Bush Strikes Chord at Scribes Dinner

Prez pokes fun at his final White House correspondents gala

(Newser) - President Bush did a star turn at his final White House correspondents dinner—showing video snippets of previous appearances and grabbing a baton to conduct the Marine Corps Band in Stars & Stripes Forever. Correspondents were way down the pecking order behind celebrities like Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Martha Stewart,... More »

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