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Audition Information 

To find out more information or to receive an audition packet for the U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps, please contact below.

Musician Technical Assistant  
Master Gunnery Sergeant William Rulapaugh

Office: (703) 432-9663
Cell:    (540) 621-8363
Marine Corps Recruiting Command
ATTN: Drum and Bugle Corps Musician Procurement Supervisor
2nd Floor
3280 Russell Road
Quantico, VA 22134-5103

"The Commandant's Own," the United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps' mission is to provide music and drill ceremony to the Commandant of the Marine Corps and the Commanding Officer of Marine Barracks Washington, D.C. Founded in 1934 as an augmentation to the United States Marine Band, "The Commandant's Own" is the only active duty drum and bugle corps currently serving in our Armed Forces.

The United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps