Over at Playboy.com, the inimitable Jack Boulware surveys the greatest of the military rock bands. Some are "official" while others, called "kix bands" by the Navy, are in it just for the, er, kicks. From Playboy.com:
Hang Ten aka US Navy Pacific Fleet Rock Band"Battle of the Battle Bands"
Based at: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Official Description: “An extensive repertoire encompassing popular music from the 1960's to today's latest hits…everything from rock and pop to disco and light jazz”
Playlist: Guns N’ Roses, Gwen Stefani, Bob Marley
Original Songs: None listed
Bonus: Navy publicity requested control and approval over this story!