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Kids Commute: Veterans week!

2013 Presidential Inauguration
Alfredo Barraza/Joint Task Force -- National Cap
Soldiers of the U.S. Army Field Band perform during the 57th Presidential Inauguration parade, Washington, Jan. 21, 2013. Military involvement in the presidential inauguration dates back to April 30, 1789, when members of the U.S. Army, local militia units and revolutionary war veterans escorted George Washington to his first inauguration ceremony. (DOD photo by by U.S. Army Alfredo Barraza/Released)

Salute the music of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard!

This week, we're celebrating veterans of the United States armed services.

Salute the music of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard!

Listen every day at 7:40 a.m. or 3:20 p.m.

Special thanks to our veteran friends who recorded greetings for this week's episodes:

U.S. Congressman Jack Bergman, Lieutenant General, U.S. Marine Corps
Colonel Brian Burrell, Camp Grayling Deputy Commander
Technical Sergeant Walt Muellenhagen, U.S. Air Force
U.S. Senator Gary Peters, Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commander Chuck Webb, U.S. Coast Guard Air Station, Traverse City

Kids Commute - VETERANS WEEK! Monday: And the Army Goes Rolling Along (Edmund Louis Gruber)
US Army Field Band and Chorus/Col. Finley R. Hamilton
Kids Commute - VETERANS WEEK! Tuesday: "Anchors Aweigh" (Charles A. Zimmeran - music/Alfred Hart Miles - lyrics)
Mormon Tabernacle Choir/Richard P Condi, with Columbia Symphonic Band/Arthur Harris
Kids Commute - VETERANS WEEK! Wednesday: "The U.S. Air Force" (Robert MacArthur Crawford)
USAF Heritage of American Band
Kids Commute - VETERANS WEEK! Thursday: The Marines Hymn (Jacques Offenbach)
Robert Shaw Chorale
Kids Commute - VETERANS WEEK! Friday: Semper Paratus (USCG Captain Francis Saltus Van Boskerck)
United States Coast Guard Band

The United States Space Force has a brand-new song - it was just released in September of 2022! Here's "Semper Supra" - "Always Above."

This week's episodes were produced with support from Tony Bero, Joseph Levesque and Amanda Sewell.

Kate Botello is a host and producer at Classical IPR.