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SrA Peter Somerville

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Senior Airman Peter Somerville serves as a guitartist for the Band of the Pacific as of February 2018.


Airman Somerville entered the Air Force in March of 2016. Prior to enlisting in the Air Force, he performed with various jazz, rock, country, and bluegrass ensembles throughout the Midwest as a guitar, mandolin and banjo player. He also spent several years working in guitar sales and repair while maintaining a private studio.

His past teachers include Rick Haydon.

EDUCATION
2007 Diploma - St. Charles East High School
2013 Bachelor of Music, Jazz Guitar Performance - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

ASSIGNMENTS
Lackland Air Force Base, TX, March 2016 - May 2016
Scott Air Force Base, IL, May 2016 - Present

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
1.  Air Force Achievement Medal
2.  AF Good Conduct Medal
3.  National Defense Service Medal
4.  Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
5.  AF Training Ribbon

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman 1st Class             6 March 2016
Senior Airman                 6 July 2018