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Senior Airman Colby T Fahrenbacher

Senior Airman Colby Fahrenbacher, tubist, is a native of Elk Grove Village, Illinois.  He earned his Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree in Tuba Performance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he studied with Mark Moore.  In 2012, SrA Fahrenbacher joined the US Air Force and was assigned to the USAF Heritage of America Band, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.  He was reassigned to the US Air Forces in Europe Band, Ramstein AB, Germany in 2015.

EDUCATION:
Bachelors of Music in Tuba Performance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Masters of Music in Tuba Performance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

ASSIGNMENTS
July 2012: USAF Heritage of America Band, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA
June 2015: US Air Forces in Europe Band, Ramstein AB, Germany

DECORATIONS
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Training Ribbon

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
2013 Airman of the Quarter, 4th Quarter - USAF Heritage of America Band

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Senior Airman 1 October 2014