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Why Join  | Eligibility | Procedures | Invitation | Audition | Assignment | Audition Date 


The Chief of Air Force Bands reviews the packages that were received and contain a recommendation from active duty USAF band commanders who interviewed the applicants. Applicants are evaluated on professional qualities, leadership, depth and breadth of experience, past job performance and responsibilities, academic education, specific achievements, and other pertinent criteria. The Chief of Air Force Bands selects a limited number of applicants to invite to the final audition. Selection is based on the whole-person concept, using evidence of band officer potential.  The Chief of Air Force Bands will notify all applicants of their invitation or non-selection to attend the audition.