Design Guide: Band Training Facilities
Figure 2-2. Band Rehearsal (The U.S. Army Band and Chorus; Brucker Hall, Ft. Myer, Vs.)
Operations activities of performance group leaders (brass,
Refreshments-food vending, coffee, drinks.
Mail distribution (optional function; not in all facilities).
activities, including: transportation,
8. Storage and Supply (see Figure 2-8)
operations, information, training, recruiting/re-enlistment,
performance commitments, personnel, budget, issues,
Unit Supply administration and operation.
Receipt, storage, maintenance, issue and collection, for:
q Charge-of-Quarters (CQ) activities (see 9. Transition,
non-issued instruments and uniforms; instrument cases;
equipment, including lighting, electronic equipment, porta-
q Information/communication, within band and externally.
ble generators, etc.; heraldic regalia; expendable musi-
cal supplies (reeds, wax, strings); musical instrument
-- Personal Support. (see Figure 2-7)
repair parts; general and office supplies; and linens
Individually-issued uniform and instrument storage.
(possibly in Band Training Facility; may be handled at
barracks, by HQ command or otherwise).
Security is a critical concern, especially for high-cost instru-
ments and equipment.
Showers and changing, before and after or between
Uniform cleaning-collection and distribution; cleaning typi-
cally done out of facility.
Relaxation and recreation during break times; lounging,
Weapons storage (optional function; typically not in band
cards, table games, magazine reading, pool, ping pong,
table hockey, etc.