Traditional Military Tattoo Set For Fort Hamilton
WHAT: U.S. Army Military District of Washington presents a traditional military tattoo.
WHEN: Saturday, August 5th, beginning at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Admiral Doubleday Parade Field, historic Fort Hamilton, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn
WHY: A salute to the veterans of the Korean War during this, the 50th anniversary of the beginning of that conflict and as a celebration of the 175th year of Fort Hamilton’s founding. The performance is free to the general public.
The historical drum element of the Old Guard Fife & Drum Corps march in formation as part of a recent Twilight Tattoo in Washington, D.C. The performers, in uniforms of the Colonial Army, are part of the Army’s official ceremonial unit - the 3rd U.S. Infantry. (U.S. Army photo)
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