Gwinnett Native to Participate in Inauguration of President Barack Obama
Staff Sgt. Michael Metzger will perform in the 57th presidential inauguration as part of the United States Marine Band.
Metzger, a percussionist in "The President's Own" United States Marine Band, will perform at the swearing-in ceremony and march in the inaugural parade. This marks the nation's 57th inauguration and, and the band's 54th consecutive inaugural appearance.
Metzger has worked with the group since 2005.
"I've had an excellent, just a great time performing with this group now for seven and half years," he said. "The people in the group are just wonderful to be with and fantastic musicians."