Music: A Song of Its Own

The Marines sing From the Halls of Montezuma, the Navy sings Anchor's Aweigh, the Air Force sings Off We Go Into the Wild Blue Yonder, but the nearest thing to an Army theme song is the old horse-artillery number, The Caissons Go Rolling Along—and few soldiers have seen a caisson since World War I.

Last year Army Secretary Frank Pace decided to find an "all-Army" song. He set up a civilian-manned Army song board (from ASCAP, B.M.I, and six record companies), and by last week some 700 tunesmiths had sent in their entries.

The winning number: The Army's Always There, by Sam H....

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