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Chief Master Sergeant Karl P. Sweedy

Chief Master Sgt. Karl P. Sweedy is the Chief of Personnel & Readiness and the Commander’s Support Staff for The United States Air Force Band, Washington, D.C. Originally from Moline, Illinois, he joined the Band as a trumpeter with the Ceremonial Brass in 2003.

Chief Sweedy graduated from the Interlochen Arts Academy before earning a Bachelor of Music degree from the Curtis Institute of Music. After graduation, he was selected for a fellowship with the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida where he performed from 2001-2003.