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Military Musics

Military & Government Sources

Air Force Band Online Musical Resources
From USAF Heritage of America Band

Army Song
The Army Goes Rolling Along, Official Song of the U.S. Army

Caissons Go Rolling Along
Online Music and Words

Eternal Father - The "Navy Hymn"
Story of 'Navy Hymn' and Original Words

Patriotic Songs
Provided by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

The United States Navy Band
This march was subsequently dedicated to the Academy Class of 1907 and adopted as the official song of the U.S. Navy

USAF Heritage of America Band
Ceremonial Music, Patriotic Music, Songs of the Air Force and March Music

USCG Anthem
Words and Music by Captain Francis Saltus Van Boskerck, USCG

Commercial Sources

Ballad of the Green Berets
St. Barry Sadler's wrote the Lyrics and Robin Moore wrote the music

Battle Hymn of the Republic
Story about Battle Hymn of the Republic

Bugle Calls
The bugle was first used as a signal instrument in the American during the Revolutionary War. By the end of the Civil War the artillery, cavalry, and infantry were sounding bugle calls. In 1867, bugle calls were standardized for all branches of the Army.

Cadences - Marching
Words of Marching Cadences

Cadences - Running
Words of Running Cadences

Taps
True story of Taps, Words to Taps and Listen to Taps