Staff Sergeant Christopher Jackson is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. After receiving his Bachelors in Music from Eastman School of Music he earned his Master's of Music degree at The University of Memphis where he is currently pursuing his Doctoral degree. Sergeant Jackson joined the US Air Force in 2010 and was assigned to the Band of the US Air Force Reserve, Robbins AFB, Ga. Then in 2012, he became a member of the US Air Forces in Europe Band, Ramstein AB, Germany. Before joining the Air Force, Senior Airman Jackson studied Bassoon with Shelly Unger, John Hunt, and Lecolion Washington.
Bachelor of Music, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, NY
Master of Music, Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, University of Memphis,Tn
Doctor of Music Arts (ABD), Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, University of Memphis,Tn
Dec 2010-Feb 2010, student, Basic Military Training, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
Band of the Air Force Reserve, March 2010-July 2012.
USAFE Band July 2012-present.
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
National Defense Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman First Class: Feb 2010
Senior Airman: June 2012