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Master Sergeant Henry Dodd Martin


Master Sergeant Dodd Martin is an audio engineer with the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA.  Originally from Belton, SC, his Air Force career began in 1994 as a Ground Radio Maintenance Technician at Andrews Air Force Base, MD.

MSgt Martin is a 1991 graduate of Anderson University, Anderson, SC, where he earned a Associate degree in Liberal Arts.  During his career, MSgt Martin has provided audio support for former Vice President Al Gore, various Air Force Chiefs of Staff and Chief Master Sergeants of the Air Force, as well as for performing artists including Drama for the Masses, The Four Seasons, Helen Reddy, Trick Pony, and John Popper.

EDUCATION:
1991 - Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts, Anderson University, Anderson, SC
1998 - Airman Leadership School
1998 - CCAF Degree in Applied Electronics
2006 - Non-Commissioned Officer Academy
2010 - Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy (non-residence)
2014 - CCAF Degree in Music
2014 - Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS  DEVICES
1.  Meritorious Service Medal    0
2.  Air Force Commendation Medal    3
3.  Air Force Achievement Medal    0
4.  AF Outstanding Unit Award    2
5.  AF Organizational Excellence Award    5
6.  AF Good Conduct Medal    6
7.  National Defense Service Medal    1
8.  Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal    0
9.  Global War on Terrorism Service Medal   0
10.  AF Overseas Ribbon Long    1
11.  Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border    0
12.  AF Longevity Service    4
13.  USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon    1
14.  Basic Military Training Honor Graduate    0
15.  Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon    1
16.  AF Training Ribbon    0

ASSIGNMENTS
1. June 1994 - December 1994, Electronics Maintenance Student, 338th Training Squadron, Keesler AFB, MS

2. December 1994 - August 1998, Ground Radio Maintenance Technician, 89th Communications Squadron, Andrews AFB, MD

3. August 1998 - November 2002, Audio Engineering Journeyman, USAF Band of Liberty, Hanscom AFB, MA

4. November 2002 - March 2010, Audio Engineering Craftsman, USAFE Band, Sembach AB, Germany

5. March 2010 - Present, Audio Engineering Craftsman, USAF Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA


EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION
Airman First Class - April 1994
Senior Airman - August 1996
Staff Sergeant - July 1999
Technical Sergeant - April 2004
Master Sergeant - December 2009

(Current as of August 2016)