Gallery: Women of the Air Force Band

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Brian Ramirez | Contributing Photographer
The 543rd Women Air Force Band that was created in 1951 at Lackland AIr Force Base in San Antonio, Texas performed at the FAU University Theatre on Thursday night.


Brian Ramirez | Contributing Photographer
Conductor Carolyn Whaley conducted the 543rd Women Air Force Band with World War II music being played at the FAU University Theatre for students and faculty that attended the free event.


Brian Ramirez | Contributing Photographer
A World War II vet and conductor James Christensen and the 543rd Women Air Force Band take a moment of applause from the audience after their performance.


Cierra Brounson | Contributing Photographer
The 543rd Women Air Force Band wait for the conductor James Christensen to signal for the next performance.


Cierra Brounson | Contributing Photographer
Conductor Carolyn Whaley and the 543rd Women Air Force Band perform a song while up on the screen shows a old World War II photo of the entire 543rd Women Air Force Band posing for a photo.


Cierra Brounson | Contributing Photographer
Conductor Carolyn Whaley raises her arms up to signal the 543rd Women Air Force Band to begin their next performance.