Staff Sergeant Adam Walker is a keyboardist in the USAF Band of the Pacific-Hawaii, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. He performs with jazz and Latin music ensemble “Papana” and popular music group “Hana Hou!” while serving as musical director for the latter.
A native of Wichita, Kansas, Sergeant Walker studied and performed at Wichita State University as a pianist, vocalist and violist. He also has years of experience in outside performance with cover bands, jazz and rock groups, has appeared on numerous studio recordings, and has served as a church musical director and arranger.
1. October 2011 – February 2014, piano, USAF Heartland of America band, Offutt AFB, Neb.
2. February 2014 – Present, piano, USAF Band of the Pacific-Hawaii, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HI
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Achievement Medal
Army Achievement Medal
AF Outstanding Unit Award
AF Organizational Excellence Award
AF Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
AF Longevity Service
USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon
AF Training Ribbon
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman First Class October 2011
Senior Airman December 2013
Staff Sergeant September 2018
(Current as of July 2019)