Mike Phillips, commander of Clatsop Post 12 American Legion, sent the Ear a photo of the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West's Concert Band's, pictured, Aug. 24 performance at the Liberty Theater. Phillips estimated the band played to an audience of about 500 people.
The color guard consisted of Jerry Donnelly (U.S. flag), Fred Antilla (USAF flag) and Greg Bosin (the Prisoners of War/Missing in Action flag).
The Concert Band is comprosed of 45 musicians, and tours California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Nevada. It includes woodwinds, brasses, percussion, piano, bass and vocals.