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Chief Master Sgt. Craig A. LeDoux is the Chief Enlisted Manager for the Heartland of America Band. An operating location of the Heritage of America Band, Langley AFB, Chief LeDoux communicates and executes the commander’s vision while also providing critical messaging capability to the 55th Wing and USSTRATCOM.

Chief LeDoux entered the Air Force in March of 1990. Some of his career highlights include honoring former Presidents George H.W. Bush and Barack H. Obama during their inaugural parades, and managing budget and contracts for the 2003 Chief of Staff sponsored Centennial of Flight production “Born of a Dream” and Maryland Public Television’s “America’s Veterans: A Musical Tribute”. Chief LeDoux’s previous position was the Air Force Bands Career Field Manager.



1994 Airman Leadership School

1996 Noncommissioned Officers Academy

1997 Associate of Arts, Instrumental Music, Community College of the Air Force

2003 Senior Noncommissioned Officers Academy

2009 Chief Leadership Course

2010 Bachelor of General Studies, Indiana University



1. May 1990 - June 1991, Band Trombone Apprentice, McChord AFB, WA.

2. Jul 1991 - October 1995, Instrumentalist, Supply Clerk, Langley AFB, VA.

3. Nov 1995 - December 1995, Assistant Chief of Supply, Bolling AFB, Washington, D.C.

4. Jan 1995 - November 2011, Resource Manager, Bolling AFB, Washington, D.C.

5. Dec 2011 – Mar 2014, Band Manager, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C.

6. Apr 2014- May 2017, Air Force Bands Career Field Manager, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

7. May 2017 – present, Chief Enlisted Manager, Offutt AFB, NE.



Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters

Air Force Commendation Medal

Air Force Achievement Medal



The USAF Band Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, 2005

The USAF Band Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, 2007



Chief Master Sergeant Feb. 2009

(Current as of SEP 2017)