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Technical Sergeant Dennis L Pack

Technical Sergeant Dennis L. Pack is a Guitar instrumentalist in the United States Air Force Band of the Pacific, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Sergeant Pack is a native of Twin Falls, Idaho. He began studying clarinet in the seventh grade, and guitar his junior year in high school. He graduated from Twin Falls High School in 1991. Sergeant Pack studied at the College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, Idaho; and the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado.

Sergeant Pack enlisted in the United States Air Force in January 1995 as a clarinetist. In 2000, he changed instruments from clarinet to guitar. Before joining the Band of the Pacific, he served with bands at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio, Yokota Air Base, Japan; and Warner Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. He is a graduate of Airman Leadership School, where he won the John L. Levitow award, as well as a graduate of the Non Commissioned Officer Academy, where he won the Distinguished Graduate award. He also received his Associates degree from the Community College of the Air Force. In addition to his performance duties, Sergeant Pack serves as the Bands FSA, ADPE, IAO, ISSO, Anti-terrorism Officer, and Suicide Awareness Custodian, and is the NCOIC of Training. He is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Occupational Therapy.

His military awards include the Air Force Good Conduct Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal, the Air Force Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold border, and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. He has won the Musician of the Quarter award, the Colonel Finley R. Hamilton Outstanding Military Musician Award, and Non Commissioned Officer of the Quarter.

Sergeant Pack has deployed twice in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

In his spare time he enjoys repairing and constructing guitars, exercising, gardening, woodworking, and spending time with his family.