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Col. C. Mike Smith, 81st Training Wing vice commander, performs a song with The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch, during the 81st Training Wing staff meeting at Stennis Hall Dec. 13, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. During the two-day visit to Keesler the band performed for Airmen and local residents throughout various locations at Keesler and the nearby area. Their mission is to honor military heritage through music, connect with the American public and inspire patriotism and excellence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Col. C. Mike Smith, 81st Training Wing vice commander, performs a song with The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch, during the 81st Training Wing staff meeting at Stennis Hall Dec. 13, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. During the two-day visit to Keesler the band performed for Airmen and local residents throughout various locations at Keesler and the nearby area. Their mission is to honor military heritage through music, connect with the American public and inspire patriotism and excellence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Airman 1st Class Burton Fowler, The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch bassoonist, performs with The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch, during the 81st Training Wing staff meeting at Stennis Hall Dec. 13, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. During the two-day visit to Keesler the band performed for Airmen and local residents throughout various locations at Keesler and the nearby area. Their mission is to honor military heritage through music, connect with the American public and inspire patriotism and excellence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Airman 1st Class Burton Fowler, The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch bassoonist, performs with The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch, during the 81st Training Wing staff meeting at Stennis Hall Dec. 13, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. During the two-day visit to Keesler the band performed for Airmen and local residents throughout various locations at Keesler and the nearby area. Their mission is to honor military heritage through music, connect with the American public and inspire patriotism and excellence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch, performs during the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport 75 Year Commemoration Dec. 13, in Gulfport, Mississippi. During the two-day visit to Keesler the band performed for Airmen and local residents throughout various locations at Keesler and the nearby area. Their mission is to honor military heritage through music, connect with the American public and inspire patriotism and excellence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch, performs during the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport 75 Year Commemoration Dec. 13, in Gulfport, Mississippi. During the two-day visit to Keesler the band performed for Airmen and local residents throughout various locations at Keesler and the nearby area. Their mission is to honor military heritage through music, connect with the American public and inspire patriotism and excellence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch, performs at the base exchange Dec. 14, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. During the two-day visit to Keesler the band performed for Airmen and local residents throughout various locations at Keesler and the nearby area. Their mission is to honor military heritage through music, connect with the American public and inspire patriotism and excellence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch, performs at the base exchange Dec. 14, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. During the two-day visit to Keesler the band performed for Airmen and local residents throughout various locations at Keesler and the nearby area. Their mission is to honor military heritage through music, connect with the American public and inspire patriotism and excellence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Staff Sgt. Carolyn Sierichs, The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch flutist, performs with The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch, during the Airman Leadership School graduation at the Bay Breeze Event Center Dec. 13, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. During the two-day visit to Keesler the band performed for Airmen and local residents throughout various locations at Keesler and the nearby area. Their mission is to honor military heritage through music, connect with the American public and inspire patriotism and excellence. (U.S. Air Force photo by André Askew)

Staff Sgt. Carolyn Sierichs, The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch flutist, performs with The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch, during the Airman Leadership School graduation at the Bay Breeze Event Center Dec. 13, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. During the two-day visit to Keesler the band performed for Airmen and local residents throughout various locations at Keesler and the nearby area. Their mission is to honor military heritage through music, connect with the American public and inspire patriotism and excellence. (U.S. Air Force photo by André Askew)

Staff Sgt. BJ Richard, The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch percussionist, performs with The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch,  during the Airman Leadership School graduation at the Bay Breeze Event Center Dec. 13, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. During the two-day visit to Keesler the band performed for Airmen and local residents throughout various locations at Keesler and the nearby area. Their mission is to honor military heritage through music, connect with the American public and inspire patriotism and excellence. (U.S. Air Force photo by André Askew)

Staff Sgt. BJ Richard, The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch percussionist, performs with The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch, during the Airman Leadership School graduation at the Bay Breeze Event Center Dec. 13, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. During the two-day visit to Keesler the band performed for Airmen and local residents throughout various locations at Keesler and the nearby area. Their mission is to honor military heritage through music, connect with the American public and inspire patriotism and excellence. (U.S. Air Force photo by André Askew)

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- Col. C. Mike Smith, 81st Training Wing vice commander, performs a song with The U.S. Air Force Band of the West, Nightwatch, during the 81st Training Wing staff meeting at Stennis Hall Dec. 13, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. During the two-day visit to Keesler the band performed for Airmen and local residents throughout various locations at Keesler and the nearby area. Their mission is to honor military heritage through music, connect with the American public and inspire patriotism and excellence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)