HomeNewsArticle Display

USAFE Band connects with Gisimba Memorial Centre

U.S. Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go pose for a photo with students and staff members at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

U.S. Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go pose for a photo with students and staff members at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

Students perform a dance at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. After watching a performance by the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go, the students wanted to perform for the band. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

Students perform a dance at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. After watching a performance by the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go, the students wanted to perform for the band. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

U.S. Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go dance along with students at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

U.S. Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go dance along with students at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Justin Cockerham, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band pianist, helps a student with find the right notes on a keyboard at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Justin Cockerham, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band pianist, helps a student with find the right notes on a keyboard at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

Students sing and clap along to music played by the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go during a performance at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

Students sing and clap along to music played by the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go during a performance at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

Students sing along to music played by the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go during a performance at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

Students sing along to music played by the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go during a performance at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

Students sing along with U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Linda Casul, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band vocalist, during a performance at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

Students sing along with U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Linda Casul, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band vocalist, during a performance at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

U.S. Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band listen to a choir performance at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

U.S. Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band listen to a choir performance at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

A student dances to music played by the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go during a performance at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

A student dances to music played by the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go during a performance at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

A student dances to music played by the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go during a performance at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)
PHOTO DETAILS  /   DOWNLOAD HI-RES 10 of 12

A student dances to music played by the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go during a performance at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

Students dance to music played by the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go during a performance at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)
PHOTO DETAILS  /   DOWNLOAD HI-RES 11 of 12

Students dance to music played by the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go during a performance at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

U.S. Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band introduce themselves to the choir at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)
PHOTO DETAILS  /   DOWNLOAD HI-RES 12 of 12

U.S. Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band introduce themselves to the choir at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

KIGALI, Rwanda -- U.S. Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band Touch N' Go pose for a photo with students and staff members at the Gisimba Memorial Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, March 6, 2019. As musical ambassadors, members of the band can reach audiences that traditional military members can't. They travel the world to build cultural bridges, and honor and preserve cultural heritage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)