Staff Sergeant Jeriad Wood

SSgt Jeriad Wood is a trombonist at the United States Air Force Band of the Pacific, Asia. Currently SSgt Wood is the music director for Pacific Brass and performs with Pacific Showcase. He also acts as a PACAF Band social media technician, alternate unit training manager, and clerk for the command support staff.
 
SSgt Jeriad Wood entered the United States Air Force in February of 2017 and graduated basic military training in April of that year. SSgt Wood served at Lackland Air Force Base from April 2017 to September 2020, and is currently stationed at Yokota Air Base in Tokyo, Japan.
 
EDUCATION
2021 Airman Leadership School, Yokota AB, Japan
2011 Doctor of Musical Arts, University of Texas at Austin
2009 Master of Music, University of Texas at Austin
 
ASSIGNMENTS
1. April 2017 – September 2020, Trombone USAF Band of the West, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas
2. September 2020 – Current, Trombone, USAF Band of the Pacific, Yokota Air Base, Japan
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MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
USAF Achievement Medal August 2020
National Defense Service Medal April 2017
 
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman First Class April 16, 2017
Senior Airman May 16, 2019
Staff Sergeant December 1, 2021
 
(Current as of March 2022)