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Technical Sergeant Crystal Biccum

Technical Sergeant Crystal Biccum is a clarinetist with the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA. Originally from West Seneca, NY, her Air Force career began in 2000 with the USAF Band of Flight.


EDUCATION:
2000 Bachelor of Music in clarinet performance, Houghton College, N.Y.
2006 Airman Leadership School, Offutt AFB, Neb.
2009 Master of Music in clarinet performance, University of Nebraska at Omaha
2015 Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, correspondence

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS DEVICES
1.  Air Force Commendation Medal   0
2.  Air Force Achievement Medal   2
3.  AF Organizational Excellence Award   2
4.  AF Good Conduct Medal   4
5.  National Defense Service Medal   0
6.  Global War on Terrorism Service Medal   0
7.  AF Longevity Service   2
8.  USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon   0
9.  AF Training Ribbon   0

ASSIGNMENTS:
1. July 2000 - January 2003, clarinet, USAF Band of Flight, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2. January 2003 - October 2005, clarinet, USAF Academy Band, Peterson AFB, Colo.
3. October 2005 - November 2012, clarinet, USAF Heartland of America Band, Offutt AFB, Neb.
4. November 2012 - present, clarinet, USAF Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, Calif.


EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:
Staff Sergeant 1 June 2003
Technical Sergeant 1 August 2013

(Current as of August 2016)