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Accordion Players: The U.S. Military Wants You

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Accordion Players: The U.S. Military Wants You

Accordion Players: The U.S. Military Wants You

Accordion Players: The U.S. Military Wants You

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An Air Force representative is attending a national music festival this week looking for one good accordion player. The last accordionist for the Strolling Strings military band retired from the Air Force two years ago.

Guests:

Chief Master Sgt. Jane Bockenek, non-commissioned officer in charge of the United States Air Force Strolling Strings and lead violinist

Sgt. Major Manny Bobenrieth, accordionist in United States Army Band's "Pershing's Own." Non-commissioned officer in charge of army strings.