The USAF Band Leadership



Colonel Larry H. Lang Colonel Larry H. Lang

Colonel Larry H. Lang is commander and conductor of The United States Air Force Band. This premier musical unit inspires patriotism and military service in fellow citizens, honors those who serve, and represents the U.S. Air Force and United States of America to millions worldwide. Colonel Lang is responsible for all activities of this 184-member squadron including equipping, training, and deploying Airmen musicians to perform nearly 1,600 missions each year.

Captain Dustin Doyle Captain Dustin M. Doyle

Captain Dustin M. Doyle is the Director of Operations for The United States Air Force Band, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C. He is responsible to the Band commander for functional oversight of operations, logistics, publicity, resource management, training and readiness for a 184-member unit to accomplish nearly 1,600 missions each year.


Chief Master Sgt. Michael Piersol Chief Master Sgt. Michael Piersol

Chief Master Sgt. Michael Piersol is the chief enlisted manager for The United States Air Force Band, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C. He is responsible to the Band commander for functional oversight of operations, logistics, publicity, resource management, training and readiness for a 184-member unit to accomplish nearly 1,600 missions each year.


Master Sergeant Eric Hayes Master Sergeant Eric Hayes

Master Sergeant Eric Hayes is the First Sergeant, United States Air Force Band, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Washington, D.C. He serves as the key enlisted advisor to the Band's Commander on matters concerning the welfare, career progression and mission readiness of more than 187 personnel. He provides guidance and direction to squadron senior leadership on unit morale, career enhancement and discipline.