The Borderland will be well represented in President Barack Ibama's inauguration ceremony on Monday.
Lt. Col. Larry Lang is commander and conductor of the U.S. Air Force Band, which will march in the inaugural parade with Lang leading the way.
A couple of members of the United States Army Band's "Pershing's Own" have also been selected to participate. One is El Paso native Army Sgt. Maj. Todd Baldwin, a trombone player with the band.
Army Master Sgt. Michael Cano will also be there. Cano, a Las Cruces native, is a trumpet player with the band.
The parade will be on Jan. 21 in Washington, D.C.