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Staff Sergeant Alaina Shaw

Staff Sergeant Alaina Shaw is a clarinetist with the USAF Band of Mid-America at Scott AFB, IL where she performs with the Concert Band, Ceremonial Band and Liberty Clarinet Quartet. Staff Sergeant Shaw has also served with the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA. Originally from Fishers, IN, her Air Force career began in 2013.

SSgt Shaw is a 2007 graduate of the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Applied Music. In 2013, she received a Master's Degree from the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. Her teachers include Robert DiLutis, Reis McCullough, Jon Manasse, Ken Grant and Zöe Manning.

2007 Bachelor's in Applied Music, Eastman School of Music
2013 Master's in Music Performance, University of Maryland
2017 Airman Leadership School, Distinguished Graduate

1.  AF Organizational Excellence Award   0
2.  National Defense Service Medal   0
3.  Global War on Terrorism Service Medal   0
4.  Basic Military Training Honor Graduate   0
5.  AF Training Ribbon   0

1. July 2013 - October 2022, Clarinetist, USAF Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA
2. October 2022 - present, USAF Band of Mid-America, Scott AFB, IL

Airman First Class - May 2013
Senior Airman - March 2015
Staff Sergeant - December 2017