Tech Sergeant Bryan Gannon

Technical Sergeant Bryan M. Gannon is a trombonist assigned to the United States Air Force Academy Band, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. He currently performs as the trombonist with the Stellar Brass and Marching Band. He was previously stationed at the United States Air Force Band of Flight, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, where he was a member of the unit's brass ensemble Spirit of Freedom.

Prior to enlisting in the Air Force in January 2017, TSgt Gannon was an avid freelance musician in the Denver, CO area. He held principal positions with several regional orchestras, performed across the world on cruise ships, and worked with a variety of different commercial ensembles ranging from salsa bands to major theatre productions.

EDUCATION
2016 Bachelor’s Degree, Music Performance, University of Denver, Denver, CO
2020 Master’s Degree, Music Performance, Wright State University, Dayton, OH

ASSIGNMENTS
1. March 2017 - May 2021, Regional Band, Trombone, United States Air Force Band of Flight, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
2. May 2021 - Present, Premier Band, Trombone, United States Air Force Academy Band, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Achievement Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
AF Longevity Service
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
Air Force Training Ribbon

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman Basic Jan. 10, 2017
Airman First Class March 3, 2017
Senior Airman May 10, 2019
Technical Sergeant May 3, 2021

(Current as of February 2021)