Ceremony to Honor Keith Clark, US Army Bugler Nov. 16 at Arlington

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  1. tapsbugler

    tapsbugler New Friend

    Mar 27, 2007

    On November 16, 2013, a special ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the sounding of Taps by U.S. Army Bugler Keith Clark at the funeral of President John F. Kennedy will be held at the Old Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery beginning at 10 AM. This special event is sponsored by Taps For Veterans, an organization devoted to providing live buglers for military funerals and ceremonies, and will be attended by military and civilian buglers from across the nation. The Joint Service Colors Team will present the colors and music will be provided by a military band.

    Members of the Clark family plus other specially invited guests will be present to remember this historic sounding of Taps. The ceremony will end with a massed sounding of Taps by buglers from across the nation. Following the ceremony, buglers will move to designated positions around the cemetery and sound Taps at 12 noon in honor of Clark and all veterans who have served our nation. A wreath ceremony will be held at the Tomb of the Unknowns at 1:15 PM. Members of the Clark family will lay the wreath.

    The public is cordially invited to attend the 10 AM ceremony and wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns.

    The ceremony is coordinated by Jari Villanueva, USAF Retired, who served at Arlington as a bugler for 23 years and is the author of “24 Notes That Tap Deep Emotions”.

    Information on the ceremony can be found at:

    For those who subscribe to the International Trumpet Guild, there is an article in the OCT 2013 Journal about the famous rendition of Taps

    Or you can visit:
    A BUGLE CALL REMEMBERED-Taps at the funeral of President John F. Kennedy « Taps Bugler: Jari Villanueva

  2. Vulgano Brother

    Vulgano Brother Moderator Staff Member

    Mar 23, 2006
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  3. tedh1951

    tedh1951 Utimate User

    Oct 18, 2007
    The Wide Brown Land
    Respect, and thank you.

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