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11th Airborne Division Band

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.

On 6 June, 2022, the 11th Airborne Division was established, and Maj. Gen. Eifler, first commander of the newly activated division stated, "And the 9th Army Band - you are now the 11th Airborne Division Band, hooah?"

Request the 11th Airborne Division Band for;

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

Request the 11th Airborne Division Band

To request the band, please fill out DD Form 2536 or send an email here.