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Technical Sergeant Travis Hyde

Technical Sergeant Travis S. Hyde is a Regional Band Craftsman assigned to the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. He performs his musical duties as a euphonium player with the concert band and marching band, as well as on trombone with the Rhythm in Blue jazz ensemble. In addition to his musical duties, he serves in the Resources Section as Government Purchase Card Manager and Assistant Organization Defense Travel Administrator.

TSgt Hyde entered the Air Force in October 2010, originally assigned to Travis Air Force Base, California. In 2014, he was reassigned to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, where he had the opportunity to act as a representative of the United States Air Force on multiple troop morale and partnership building tours, as well as performing for multiple US and foreign ambassadors and various heads of state across 28 countries in Europe and Africa.

EDUCATION
2007 Bachelor of Music, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
2015 Airman Leadership School, Kapaun Air Base, Germany
2017 Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course
2020 Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Kapaun Air Base, Germany

 

ASSIGNMENTS
1. October 2010 – December 2010; Trainee, Basic Military Training, Lackland AFB, Texas
2. December 2010 – July 2014; Regional Bandsman, USAF Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, California
3. July 2014 – July 2022; Regional Bandsman, US Air Forces in Europe Band, Ramstein AB, Germany
4. July 2022 – present; Regional Bandsman, USAF Heritage of America Band, JB Langley-Eustis, Virginia
 
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air and Space Commendation Medal with one bronze oak leaf cluster
Air and Space Achievement Medal
Air and Space Organizational Excellence Award
Air Force Good Conduct Medal with three bronze oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air and Space Overseas Service Ribbon Long with one bronze oak leaf cluster
Air and Space Longevity Service Award with two bronze oak leaf clusters
USAF Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Military Education Graduate Ribbon with one bronze oak leaf cluster
Air and Space Training Ribbon
 
 
EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION
Airman First Class, 05 Oct 2010
Senior Airman, 05 Feb 2013
Staff Sergeant, 01 Dec 2015
Technical Sergeant, 01 Jan 2020
 
(Current as of December 2022)