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New Yorkers treated to Air Force band performances

Posted 8/16/2012   Updated 8/17/2012 Email story   Print story

    


Release Number: 050812

8/16/2012 - NEW YORK -- Free and Open to the Public

The premier United States Air Force rock band 'Max Impact' will perform several free concerts Aug. 19-21 at locations throughout the city:
- Aug. 19 at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Pier 86 of the Intrepid
- Aug. 20 at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Pier 86 of the Intrepid
- Aug. 21 at 3 p.m. at the South Street Seaport
The band's seven members perform exciting original music, rock, country, patriotic favorites as well as classic and current pop hits.

In addition, the 'Blue Aces,' from the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band, will demonstrate their specialized, fast-paced performances, drawn from a broad palette of musical and cultural at the following free public performances:
- Aug. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Back to the Beach at Midland Beach (Staten Island)
- Aug. 20 at 5 p.m. at the Brooklyn War Memorial, Cadman Plaza (Brooklyn)
- Aug. 21 at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Pier 86 of the Intrepid

Air Force Week is a program endorsed by the Chief of Staff of the Air Force that provides the opportunity to show and tell civic leaders, opinion leaders and the general public what we do, while at the same time, demonstrating our gratitude to the communities which support the Air Force by engaging in events what help give back to the community.

Air Force Week provides the opportunity for the Air Force to reach out to the public where there is little Air Force presence. The week aims to increase awareness, understanding, and support for the accomplishments, performance, and sacrifices of our Airmen; the Air Force's and Airmen's role in the community; the Air Force's gratitude for community support; and those U.S. veterans continue to need community support.

For further up-to-date information and a list of other events, check out the Air Force Week website, www.airforceweek.af.mil , visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AirForceNYC or follow us @AirForceNYC and #AFWeek on Twitter.
Media interested in covering any events should contact 212-784-0147 or email Big.Apple-02@us.af.mil.

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