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New York Units
Federalized during the Korean War
199th Army Band

Contributed by cwo(ret) Louis K. Milgram:
The Army Band was a 28 man unit.
When released from Active Federal Service by the DOD to HQ NYNG then at 270 Bway NYC. An administrator was assigned to round the members up and regroup at the Madison Ave & 94th Street Armory , then home of the Hq&Hq Det (less sep det) and the NYC residence of The Chief of Staff to the Gov.Then MG Karl F. Hausauer. The Bandmaster was cwo John Price The band participated in many NYC public functions including The April in Paris Ball at the Waldorf Astoria.

 

 

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: May 24, 2007
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/korea/199thArmyBand.htm

 
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