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Outstanding Military Musician Award John Philip Sousa Foundation
John Philip Sousa Foundation

Award Recipients

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Recipients of the Finley R. Hamilton Outstanding Military Musician Award will receive the Official Certificate validated by the John Philip Sousa Foundation, will have their name listed on the Official Database, and the Commander / Officer in Charge will be given the opportunity to publicly recognize their outstanding musician.

2016 Recipients

U.S. Army
Sergeant Mitchem D Anderson
Marine Forces Pacific Band
Kaneohe Bay MCBH, HI 96863, Hawaii
U.S. Army
Technical Sergeant Taylor S Armstrong
The United States Air Force Band
Washington, District of Columbia
U.S. Army
Petty Officer First Class Joseph P Bailey
Navy Band Northeast
Newport, Rhode Island
U.S. Army
Staff Sergeant David S Bergman
United States Military Academy Band
West Point, New York
U.S. Army
Petty Officer First Class Christopher H Birkby
Navy Band Southwest
San Diego, California
U.S. Army
Sergeant Timothy W Blount
77th Army Band
Fort Sill, Oklahoma
U.S. Army
Staff Sergeant Gary Brock
36th Infantry Division Band
Austin, Texas
U.S. Army
Staff Sergeant Robert L Browning
USAF Band of the West
Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas
U.S. Army
Staff Sergeant Christopher M. Cabrera
1st Armored Division Band
Fort Bliss, Texas
U.S. Army
Technical Sergeant Jason M. Cale
USAF Heritage of America Band
Langley AFB, Virginia
U.S. Army
Staff Sergeant Chris S Campbell
44th Army Band (WVSGAA)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
U.S. Army
Sergeant Roberto C Castro
85th Army Band
Arlington Heights, Illinois
U.S. Army
Petty Officer Second Class James T Choate
Navy Band Southeast
Jacksonville, Florida
U.S. Army
Sergeant Charles E. Crawford
282nd Army Band
Fort Jackson, South Carolina
U.S. Army
Petty Officer Second Class Michael J Delorean
United States Pacific Fleet Band
JBPHH, Hawaii
U.S. Army
Petty Officer First Class Darrell C Fitzpartin
United States Navy Band
Washington, District of Columbia
U.S. Army
Sergeant Victoria J Golding
257th Army Band
Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, District of Columbia
U.S. Army
Petty Officer Second Class Colin R Greggs
U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band
FPO, AE
U.S. Army
Technical Sergeant Amber S Grimes
SHAPE International Band
APO, AE
U.S. Army
Staff Sergeant Benjamin J Hallquist
1st Marine Division Band
Camp Pendleton, California
U.S. Army
Staff Sergeant Nathan R Heald
United States Air Forces in Europe Band
APO, AE
U.S. Army
Staff Sergeant Lawrence D Henry
101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Band
Fort Campbell, Kentucky
U.S. Army
Senior Airman Adrian M Holton
The United States Air Force Academy Band
Peterson AFB, Colorado
U.S. Army
Staff Sergeant Martin R. Johnston
10th Mountain Division Band
Fort Drum, New York
U.S. Army
Technical Sergeant Matthew J Kuebler
The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America
Scott AFB, Illinois
U.S. Army
Petty Officer First Class Nathan C Lassell
United States Coast Guard Band
New London,
U.S. Army
Staff Sergeant Kevin J Lynch
The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, 4th Bn, 3d U.S. Inf Regt (TOG)
JBM-HH, Virginia
U.S. Army
Staff Sergeant Kelcey M McDonald
United States Air Force Band of the Pacific
APO, AP
U.S. Army
Petty Officer First Class Kevin T Meyer
United States Naval Academy Band
Annapolis, Maryland
U.S. Army
Sergeant Andrew T Morrow
204th Army Reserve Band
Vancouver, Washington
U.S. Army
Specialist Laura R Mudge
135th Army Band
Springfield, Missouri
U.S. Army
Petty Officer First Class Christopher M Pastin
U.S. Fleet Forces Band
Norfolk, Virginia
U.S. Army
Sergeant Geoffrey J Pennington
United States Army Europe (USAREUR) Band & Chorus
APO, AE
U.S. Army
Sergeant Kristopher F Perkins
106th Army Band
North Little Rock, Arkansas
U.S. Army
Staff Sergeant Nadia L Pessoa
The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own"
Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia
U.S. Army
Staff Sergeant Matthew R Phagan
Marine Band San Diego
MCRD San Diego, California
U.S. Army
Sergeant Charles D Plummer
U.S. Army School of Music
Virginia Beach, Virginia
U.S. Army
Specialist Jared T. Propri
39th Army Band
Manchester, New Hampshire
U.S. Army
Staff Sergeant Jarrid T Riggs
MARINE DETACHMENT, NAVAL SCHOOL OF MUSIC
VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia
U.S. Army
Staff Sergeant Melissa F Rocha
United States Air Force Band of the Golden West
Travis AFB, California
U.S. Army
Sergeant Sean D Salazar
2D Marine Aircraft Wing Band
Cherry Point, North Carolina
U.S. Army
Sergeant John C. Skillman
25th Infantry Division Band, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
U.S. Army
Sergeant Jeffrey D Snell
4th Infantry Division Band
Fort Carson, Colorado
U.S. Army
Corporal Devin M Thomas
399th Army Band
Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
U.S. Army
Staff Sergeant Cory M Thompson
US Army Training and Doctrine Command Band
Fort Eustis, Virginia
U.S. Army
Corporal Jessica A Williams
392D Army Band
Fort Lee, Virginia
U.S. Army
Sergeant Brooke A Woods
100th Army Band
Fort Knox, Kentucky


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