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    Majestic Marching Knights pass presidential review booth [Image 19 of 78]

    Majestic Marching Knights pass presidential review booth



    Photo by Tech. Sgt. Eric Miller 

    106th Rescue Wing/Public Affairs

    Vice President Joe Biden, second lady Jill Biden, and their daughter, Ashley, watch the Ballou Senior High School majestic Marching Knights pass in front of the presidential inauguration parade official review stand. The 57th Presidential Inauguration was held in Washington on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. The procession of more than 8,000 people that started at Constitution Avenue continued down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House included ceremonial military regiments, citizen groups, marching bands and floats. The president, vice President, their spouses and special guests then review the parade as it passes in front of the presidential reviewing stand. The stadium-style stage is erected for the inauguration on the west front of the Capitol. It has more than 1,600 seats for members of Congress, Supreme Court justices, governors, foreign ambassadors, military leaders, Cabinet members, former presidents and the families of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. The 57th Presidential Inauguration was held in Washington, on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. The inauguration included the presidential swearing-in ceremony, inaugural address, inaugural parade and numerous inaugural balls and galas honoring the elected president of the United States. During the 10-day inaugural period, approximately 6,000 National Guard personnel from more than 30 states and territories worked for Joint Task Force-District of Columbia, providing traffic control, crowd management, transportation, communication, medical and logistical support as well as marching in the inaugural parade. More than 13,000 active duty, National Guard and Reserve military members were involved in the inauguration. The presidential inaugural parade included members from all branches of the armed forces of the United States. Since 1789, the U.S. armed forces have participated in this important American tradition honoring our commander in chief. The parade is organized by the Joint Task Force-National Capital Region, and participants are selected by the Presidential Inaugural Committee. (Official U.S. Air Force photo by Technical Sgt. Eric Miller/ New York Air National Guard)



    Date Taken: 01.21.2013
    Date Posted: 02.01.2013 14:39
    Photo ID: 824960
    VIRIN: 130121-Z-QU230-318
    Resolution: 2804x1866
    Size: 3.66 MB
    Location: WASHINGTON, DC, US 

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