Pope Francis is arriving at a military base outside Washington.
The Armed Forces Full Honor Cordon from the Military District of Washington has rolled out the red carpet for the pontiff. This, as 37 boys from the DeMatha Catholic High School Wind Ensemble, dressed in maroon and navy blazers, warmed up their instruments and the crowd as they awaited the pope's arrival.
Waverly Harris, a sophomore at the all-boys school in Hyattsville, Maryland, says it's an honor to greet Pope Francis on his first U.S. tour.
Harris is a percussionist and confesses he's "a little nervous" but adds "it's a big deal to play for him."
The boys will serenade the pope with "Happy" by Pharrell Williams and Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'."