Master Sergeant Paul Wells

Technical Sergeant Paul D. Wells is a guitarist with the United States Air Force Heartland of America Band, Offutt AFB, NE.  Originally from Tampa, Florida, his Air Force career began in 2003 with the Band of Mid-America at Scott AFB, Il.

EDUCATION
2003-Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas
2008-Airman Leadership School, Kapaun AB, Germany
2009-Combat Airman Skills Training, Ft. Dix, New Jersey
2013-Combat Airman Skills Training, Camp Bullis, Texas
2015-NCOA Distance Learning

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS DEVICES
1.  Air Force Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters
2.  Air Force Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters
3.  Meritorious Unit Award  
4.  AF Organizational Excellence Award with three oak leaf clusters
5.  AF Good Conduct Medal with three oak leaf clusters
6.  National Defense Service Medal  
7.  Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal 
8.  Global War on Terrorism Service Medal  
9.  AF Overseas Ribbon Long with one oak leaf cluster
10.  Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border  with one oak leaf cluster
11.  AF Longevity Service  with two oak leaf clusters
12.  USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon  
13.  AF Training Ribbon   


ASSIGNMENTS
1. March 2003-June2005, Band of Mid-America, Scott AFB, IL
2. June 2005-October 2011, USAFE Band, Sembach/Ramstein AB, Germany
3. October 2011-July 2019, Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA
4. July 2019- present, USAF Heartland of America Band, Offutt AFB, NE

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
A1C 13 MAR 2003
SrA 13 JUL 2005
SSgt  01 FEB 2008
TSgt 01 AUG 2015

(current as of July 2019)