JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii — Airmen from the U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific, along with participants from the U.S. Band of the Golden West out of Travis Air Force Base, California, met virtually with members from the Philippine Air Force (PAF) Band for a subject matter expert exchange (SMEE), June 22.
U.S. Air Force Airmen often conduct SMEEs with other nations in order to build relationships and exchange best practices and procedures with each other. With a mission of Honor, Inspire, and Connect; connections are the cornerstone for the U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific.
“As a cliché, music is truly a universal language and has been for hundreds and thousands of years,” said U.S. Air Force Maj. Jason Plosch, U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific director. “It is also true in a military setting. When in person, we can sit side-by-side with others that don’t share a same spoken language, but we can all…
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