April 21, 2005
01/05/05 - Spc. Caleb Halten and Pfc. Class Derek Northenscold fire rounds from a 3-inch anti-tank gun used in World War II during a rehearsal ceremony for the 55th Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 9, 2005. Halten and Northenscold are a part of the U.S. Army Presidential Salute Battery working with the Joint Task Force Armed Forces Inaugural Committee. The Joint Task Force is a joint service organization charged with coordinating all military ceremonial support for the 55th Presidential inauguration, which traditionally includes musical units, marching bands, color guards, firing details and salute batteries. DoD photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David P Coleman, U.S. Navy. (Released
01/20/05 - The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" performs during the Presidential Inaugural Parade in Washington D.C. on Jan. 20, 2005. The U.S. Army Band is one of the many military units providing military ceremonial support for the 55th Presidential Inauguration. DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey, U.S. Air Force.
01/20/05 - Tech. Sgt. Bradley S. Bennett, a tenor vocalist with The United States Air Force Band, sings the National Anthem during the 55th Presidential Inauguration Ceremony, reinaugurating the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush, in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 20, 2005. DoD photo by Tech. Sgt. Kevin Gruenwald, U.S. Air Force.
01/20/05 - President George W. Bush is sworn in for his 2nd term as the 43rd President of the United States by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist in Washington D.C., Jan. 20, 2005. The first lady, Laura Bush, and his daughters stand by his side. More than 5,000 U.S. service members are participating in the inaugural events. Military ceremonial support traditionally includes musical units, marching bands, color guards, firing details and salute batteries honoring the newly sworn in Commander-in-Chief. DoD photo by Tech. Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald, U.S. Air Force.