Second Lieutenant Brandon R. Hults, a native of Morehead City, North Carolina, is the Flight Commander and Associate Conductor of the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. Lt Hults assists the Band of Mid-America’s commander in the organization, training, equipping, and deploying 60 Airmen Musicians in 14 different configurations throughout a 10-state region of more than 600,000 square miles. The band performs 400 missions annually supporting U.S. Air Force and Air Mobility Command outreach and engagement priorities.
Lt Hults graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Music Education degree with emphasis in piano and trombone from East Carolina University in 2008. After his undergraduate studies, Lt Hults served as the Director of Bands for New Bern High School, New Bern, NC. In 2011 he was offered a graduate assistantship to the University of Arkansas where he completed a Master of Music degree in Wind Conducting and Piano Performance. For the next four years, Lt. Hults served as the Associate Director of Bands for Bentonville High School in Bentonville, AR and began his doctoral coursework of Musical Arts in Wind Conducting at Michigan State University under the guidance of Dr. Kevin Sedatole. He is currently writing his dissertation.
Lt Hults commissioned from Officer Training School at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama in March of 2018 and was assigned to the Band of Mid-America.
2008: Bachelor of Music Education, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
2011: Master of Music, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2018: Officer Training School, Maxwell AFB, AL
Scott AFB, IL March 2018-present
Air Force Training Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal