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Staff Sergeant Cody Brown

Staff Sergeant Cody Brown is a saxophone player with the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America where he performs with the Concert Band, Marching Band, and Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble. Sergeant Brown is a native of Morongo Valley, California.

EDUCATION:
2002 Bachelor of Music degree, University of Denver
2009 Airman Leadership School, Vogelweh Air Base, Germany

ASSIGNMENTS:
July 2003 - May 2006, Saxophone, USAF Band of the West, Lackland AFB, TX
May 2006 - June 2009, Saxophone, USAFE Band, Sembach AB, Germany
June 2009-  August 2014, Saxophone, USAF Band of the West, Lackland AFB, TX
August 2014 - Present, Saxophone, USAF Band of Mid-America, Scott AFB, IL

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
Air Force Achievement Medal
AF Outstanding Unit Award with two oak leaf clusters
AF Organizational Excellence Award
AF Good Conduct Medal with two oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
AF Longevity Service with one oak leaf cluster
USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon
AF Training Ribbon

OTHER AWARDS
Airman Leadership School Distinguished Graduate

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:
Airman First Class 3 June 2003
Senior Airman 3 October 2005
Staff Sergeant 1 September  2009