Staff Sergeant Robert Wolfe is a guitarist with the United States Air force Band of the West. He currently performs in Dimensions of Blue, Warhawk, and the Concert Band. A native of Altus, Oklahoma, he graduated from Altus High School in 2009 and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in 2013. In 2014 he began work on his Master’s degree in Jazz Performance at the University of Central Oklahoma. Before finishing his Master’s degree he left to join the Army as an active duty bandsmen to be stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. He deployed in 2017 with the 1st Cavalry Division Band to Afghanistan. In his spare time, Sergeant Wolfe likes to explore San Antonio and spend time with his family.
SSgt Wolfe has studied guitar with Dr. Robert Chambers, Matthew Denman, Danny Vaughan, and the Romero Guitar Quartet.
2013: Bachelors of Music Education, Southwestern Oklahoma State University
1. June 2012, Army Basic Training, Fort Jackson, South Carolina
2. November 2012, 395th Army Reserve Band, Mustang, Oklahoma.
3. February 2015, 1st Cavalry Division Band, Fort Hood, Texas.
4. April 2019, Air Force Band of the West, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
Army Commendation Medal with one bronze oak leaf cluster
Army Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Colonel Finley R. Hamilton Outstanding Musician Award
EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION:
Staff Sergeant 19 April 2019
Last updated 04 Nov 2019