Posted by Paul R. Ogushwitz on December 26, 1998 at 05:16:26:
In Reply to: Re: Re: Service Band Auditions posted by Gerald on December 25, 1998 at 09:53:40:
Different era. In 1967, Mr. Johnson was seeking cannon fodder for SE Asia.
Howard's comments about spit and polish are still 110% true in any event. I, too, can attest to that from personal experience.
It's the same mentality that produces awards for "best appearing band" (rather than "best sounding band") at local fire department parades.