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Tech Sergeant Elizabeth Barnette

Technical Sergeant Libby Barnette is a native of Fridley, Minnesota. She received her Master of Music Degree in 1993 from Rice University. In July of 1998 Sergeant Barnette joined the Air Force and was assigned to the Heartland of America Band near Omaha, NE, where she served for almost nine years.  Sergeant Barnette left the Air Force in 2007 to raise her two children, reenlisting in 2017 to serve in the Band of the West. In her spare time, Sergeant Barnette likes to spend time with her family and her pets.

1993: Master of Music, Rice University, Houston, Texas
1991: Bachelor of Music, Rice University, Houston, Texas
2002: Airman Leadership School, Offutt AFB, Nebraska

1. July - August 1998, student, Basic Military Training, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
2. August 1998 - February 2007, Heartland of America Band, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska
3. March 2017 - Present, Band of the West, JBSA-Lackland, Texas

Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal with one oak leaf clusters
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Technical Sergeant - 01 September 2020