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Technical Sergeant Carrie Gatz

Carrie Gatz has served as a member of the Air National Guard Band of the Midwest since 2004. She performs on french horn, guitar and trumpet. She is a member of the concert band, ceremonial band, rock band, and woodwind quintet. In addition, her ancillary duties include Unit Health Monitor, NCOIC of the woodwind quintet, and self-aide buddy care monitor. In 2007, TSgt Gatz augmented to USAF Band in Europe and toured Germany, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, and Hungary. In 2012 she deployed to Qatar, Afghansitan and Bahrain as part of the AFCENT band, Vector. TSgt Gatz holds degrees in music from Elmhurst College and Illinois State University, and works as a board certified Music Therapist at Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc.

Hometown:  Bolingbrook, IL