Senior Airman Jacob Wright serves as a saxophonist in the United States Air Force Band of the Pacific, where he performs with Pacific Showcase and the Saxophone Quartet. Originally from Llano, Texas, Airman Wright attended Tarleton State University where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a minor in history.
Prior to joining the active duty Air Force, Airman Wright worked as a music teacher and freelance musician in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Also during this time he served as a member of the Air National Guard Band of the Southwest stationed at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base. In his spare time Airman Wright enjoys fishing, reading, and keeping up with current events.
2013: Bachelor of Arts in Music, Tarleton State University, Texas
- Nov 2014 - Jan 2015, student, Basic Military Training, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
- Jan 2015 - Dec 2016, Air National Guard Band of the Southwest, NAS Fort Worth JRB, Texas
- Jan 2017 - Present, Band of the West, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
- Sept 2018 - Present, Band of the Pacific, Yokota Air Base, Japan
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
Air Force Commendation Medal
2014: Basic Military Training Honor Graduate
2016: Air National Guard Band of the Southwest Airman of the Year
EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION: Airman First Class - 12 Apr 2014 Senior Airman - 12 May 2019