Staff Sergeant Patricia Perez serves as bassist for the Band of the Pacific-Asia as of August 2017.
After completion of Basic Military Training in November of 2015, she was assigned to the USAF Band of the West, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, TX. There she performed in various ensembles including Dimensions in Blue Jazz ensemble, Concert band, and Top Flight Rock group. Staff Sergeant Patricia Perez received her Bachelors of Music Performance in Jazz Studies from Texas State University San Marcos Texas. Her teachers include George Amorim, David Dawson, Adam Booker, Jim Kalson, and Rufus Reid.
Originally from McAllen, TX SSgt Patricia Perez is proud to continue a legacy of family military service.
May 2013- Bachelors of Music Performance in Jazz Studies, Texas State University- San Marcos TX
December 2015 - USAF Band of the West, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, TX.&
August 2017 - USAF Band of the Pacific-Asia.
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
- National Defense Service Medal
- Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
- AF Training Ribbon
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
- Staff Sergeant April, 2020
- Senior Airman January, 2018
- Airman First Class November, 2015