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Staff Sergeant Jon Anderson

SSgt Jon C. Anderson is a Regional Band Craftsman on French Horn, assigned to the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West at Travis Air Force Base, California.  Jon entered the Air Force in June 2017 and was assigned to Wright Patterson Air Force Base following graduation from Basic Military Training. Prior to his current position, he performed with several ensembles across the United States, including the Princeton Symphony, Southwest Florida Symphony, New World Symphony, Miami Symphony. In Ohio, Jon played regularly with the Dayton Philharmonic, Seven Hill Brass, Springfield Symphony, and other ensembles throughout Ohio.



2007 Bachelor’s of Science, Electrical Engineering and Technology Management (minor), University of Calif. - Davis

2011 Masters in Music, French Horn Performance, Boston University

2014 Doctorate of Musical Arts, University of Miami

2017 Basic Military Training, Lackland, TX

2021 Airmen Leafership School, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH



1. August 2017 - July 2021   Regional Band Apprentice, Horn, US Air Force Band of Flight, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

2. July 2021 - current     Regional Band Craftsman, Horn, US Air Force Band of the Golden West, Travis Air Force Base, California



AF Good Conduct Medal              

National Defense Service Medal

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Humanitarian Service Medal      

AF Longevity Service      

USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon             

Basic Military Training Honor Graduate 

AF Training Ribbon         



Airman First Class June 2017

Senior Airman October 2019

Staff Sergeant July 2021