A group of soldiers standing by a lake with the northern lights in the background.

Constituted on 7 January, 1944 as the 236th Army Band, it was later redesignated on 17 May, 1947 as the 9th Army Band. It was assigned to Fort Richardson, Alaska in 1951, inactivated on 1 September at Ladd Air Force Base, Alaska, and then re-activated on 16 November, 1995 at Fort Wainwright. 

On 13 October, 2016, the 9th Army Band was moved to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

Request the 9th Army Band for;

  • Community Events
  • Music Education
  • National Honors
  • Observances
  • Parades