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Staff Sergeant Jill Marie Diem



Staff Sergeant Jill Marie Diem is a native of Minneapolis, Minnesota. After receiving her Bachelor's degree in Vocal Performance from The College of St. Benedict/St John's University, she earned an Artist Diploma from McNally Smith College of Music. She was a professional actress, vocalist and college professor in the Twin Cities area before joining the Band of the US Air Force Reserve, Robins AFB, Georgia in 2009. In 2013, she received the chance of a lifetime and became a member of the US Air Forces in Europe Band, Ramstein AB, Germany.

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts, Vocal Performance, College of St. Benedict/St. John's University
Artist Diploma, McNally Smith College of Music
Airman Leadership School. Robins Air Force Base, Georgia

ASSIGNMENTS
September 2009 - November 2009, student , Basic Military Training, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
November 2009-March 2013, Band of the US Air Force Reserve, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.
USAFE Band, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 2013-present.

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
Air Force Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border
Air Force Longevity Service

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman First Class: 15 September 2009
Senior Airman: 15 January 2012
Staff Sergeant: 1 August 2013