"To the Colors" is played while the flag is raised and lowered to render honors to the nation. It is used when no band is available to render honors, or in ceremonies requiring honors to the nation more than once. To the Colors commands all the same courtesies as the National Anthem.
to play a WAV version of this bugle call which was
provided by the Frederick Military Academy Alumni Association.
Click Here to play an MP3 version of this bugle call
performed by the US Army Band Drum and Bugle Corps.
Click Here to download and/or print a PDF of the music for this bugle call.
To download and save these files to your computer,
RIGHT Click on the links.
Please do NOT redistribute the files.
The Music for all of the bugle calls listed in Requirement
of the Bugling Merit Badge
can be found on our Bugle Call Page.
Page updated on: May 08, 2022