As the Eastern Hemisphere’s sole musical representative of the United States Marine Corps, the III MEF Band enjoys a busy schedule filled with performances across Okinawa and throughout the Far East each year. The band capitalizes on this unique position by making it a priority to present community outreach performances and participating in international military band festivals in South Korea, Tokyo, and Kumamoto, Japan. Consisting of musicians trained in a variety of musical styles, the III MEF Band is able to provide a number of small ensembles for civilian events, including brass and woodwind quintets, jazz combo, rock band, and brass band. To reserve the band for an event, please visit www.iiimef.marines.mil/Band/Request-Forms/ and proceed to fill out a request form. If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Marine Musician, visit the Marine Enlistment Option Program (MEOP) website at https://www.marines.com/becoming-a-marine/enlisted/musician-enlistment-option-program.html. If you would like to learn more about joining, you can contact a Marine Recruiter at https://rmi.marines.com/request-information.
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