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SSgt Linda Casul

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SSgt Linda Casul is a vocalist with the United States Air Force Band of the West, where she is assigned to the band Top Flight. Amn Casul entered the Air Force in May 2016. Prior to assuming her current position, she worked for over 15 years as a career vocalist in Los Angeles, CA.

Throughout her career, SrA Casul has shared the stage with many artists, such as Slave, Teena Marie, The Gap Band, Brick, Zapp, The Spinners, Bow Wow Wow, Lou Gramm (Foreigner), Mike Peters (The Alarm), Gary Lewis & the Playboys, Stuart Smith (Sweet/Heaven & Earth), Joe Retta (Trans-Siberian Orchestra/Sweet/Heaven & Earth), Chris Frazier (Whitesnake/Foreigner), Eric Dover (Alice Cooper/Slash's Snakepit), Koko Powell (Edgar Winter), Demian Arriaga (Jonas Brothers/Richie Kotzen/Victoria Justice) and many others. At the Village Recorder, where she worked as an audio engineering apprentice, she worked alongside many popular artists ranging from Guns & Roses and the Red Hot Chili Peppers to Christina Aguilera and everything in between. In the classical arena, she toured all over Europe with the Northern California Chamber Chorale as a mezzo-soprano vocalist. As a songwriter, she self-produced and released two solo EP albums and has had a number of publishing deals for her original works. In conjunction with this, she also taught vocal lessons at the School of Rock music school and Music Lessons Los Angeles. Prior to her career in music, SrA Casul studied extensively with legendary jazz vocalists such as Kevyn Lettau, Flora and Diana Purim, Tim "Tio" Owens, Cathy Segal Garcia, LA based choral directors Patrick & Lauren Macy Flahive, and gospel vocalist Chariya Bissonnette.

EDUCATION
1999 Classical Voice, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
2001 Associate of Applied Science/Audio Engineering, Ex'pression College, Emeryville, CA
2007 Contemporary Voice, Los Angeles Music Academy, Pasadena, CA
2020 Airman Leadership School, Ramstein AB, Germany

ASSIGNMENTS
1. May 2016 - July 2016, Student, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, TX
2. July 2016 - July 2017, Vocalist, Band of the West, Lackland AFB, TX
3. Aug 2017 - present, Vocalist, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band, Ramstein AB, Germany

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
National Defense Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION
Airman First Class 24 Jun 2016
Senior Airman 1 Sep 2018