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Air National Guard Band of the Southwest

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Simon Thomsen, 531st Air National Guard Band of the Gulf Coast performs at Redondo Beach Pier, Rendondo Beach, Calif., July 16, 2011. Thomsen, a percussionist, performs with the combined bands of the 531st and 562nd Air National Guard Band of the Southwest during their 2011 Southwest tour. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Charles Hatton)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Simon Thomsen, 531st Air National Guard Band of the Gulf Coast performs at Redondo Beach Pier, Rendondo Beach, Calif., July 16, 2011. Thomsen, a percussionist, performs with the combined bands of the 531st and 562nd Air National Guard Band of the Southwest during their 2011 Southwest tour. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Charles Hatton)

531 Band of the Gulf Coast Logo

531 Band of the Gulf Coast Logo

MISSION
The mission of the 531st Air Force Band is to support the global Air National Guard mission in war and peace by fostering our national heritage and by providing professional musical products and services for official military, recruiting, and community relations events. 

VISION
To be the premier Air National Guard Band of choice by: Reaching an increasingly diverse global audience Exploiting state of the art technology Promoting American pride and patriotism Communicating our national heritage Linking our national heritage to the future Communicating Air National Guard excellence