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Technical Sergeant Clay Toms

Technical Sergeant Clay Toms performs on horn with the Freedom Winds, Concert Band and Ceremonial Band of the USAF Band of Mid-America, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. In addition, TSgt Toms serves as Operations Representative for Freedom Winds. TSgt Toms entered the Air Force in November 1998.

EDUCATION:
1991 Bachelor of Music, University of Southern California
2013 Noncommissioned Officer Academy, McGhee Tyson ANGB, TN

ASSIGNMENTS:
January 1999 - January 2006, Band of the Air Force Reserve, Robins AFB, GA
January 2006 - January 2009, US Air Forces in Europe Band, Sembach AB, Germany
January 2009 - present, USAF Band of Mid-America, Scott AFB, IL

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
AF Organizational Excellence Award
AF Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
AF Overseas Ribbon Long
AF Longevity Service
USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon
AF Training Ribbon

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:
Airman First Class 18 NOVEMBER 1998
Senior Airman 18 MARCH 2001
Staff Sergeant 1 SEPTEMBER 2004
Technical Sergeant 1 JANUARY 2011