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The Marine Band Celebrates the Apollo Crew

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The Marine Band, founded in 1798, is the oldest continuously active professional musical organization in the country
21, 2009

The Apollo 11 lunar landed on the moon July 20, 1969. In honor of that momentous event, President Richard Nixon hosted a state dinner for the three Apollo 11 astronauts with music provided by the Marine Chamber Orchestra.