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Technical Sergeant Andrew Clemenson

TSgt Andrew P. Clemenson a percussionist and drummer with the Band of Flight at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. In addition to his musical duties, he serves as the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of Social Media amongst other collateral duties assigned.  
TSgt Clemenson entered the Air Force in August of 2013 after winning a percussion audition with the Band of Mid-America at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois. After completing Basic Military Training, he joined the Band of Mid-America where he performed on drums and percussion and was a productions and supply clerk. He joined the USAF Band of the Pacific in 2016, where he has performed on drums and percussion and held a variety of roles including NCOIC of a music performance team, computer shop lead, unit training manager, and assistant director of operations.
Prior to enlisting in the Air Force, TSgt Clemenson earned his Bachelor of Music degree from Concordia College in 2010 and was an active performer, educator, and audio engineer in the Fargo, ND area.
2010 Bachelor of Music, Instrumental Performance- Percussion, Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota
2017 Graduate, Airmen Leadership School, Yokota Air Base, Japan
2017 Associates of Arts, Music, Community College of the Air Force
2020 Graduate, Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Kadena AB, Japan
1. August 2013 - July 2016, USAF Band of Mid-America, Scott AFB, Illinois
2. July 2016 - March 2021, USAF Band of the Pacific, Yokota AB, Japan
3. March 2021 - August 2022, NCOIC, Music Performance Team, USAF Band of the Pacific, Yokota AB, Japan
4. August 2022 - Present, USAF Band of Flight, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio 
Air and Space Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Army Commendation Medal
Air and Space Achievement Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
Basic Military Training Honor Graduate Ribbon
German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency - Gold
Norwegian Foot March - Silver
2023 Musician of the Year, USAF Band of Flight
2018 Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year, Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs
2017 John L. Levitow Award, Airman Leadership School
2017 Airman of the 1st Quarter, Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs
2015 Outstanding Communications Airman, USAF Band of the Pacific
2015 Airman of the 2nd Quarter, Air Mobility Command Public Affairs
Airman First Class August 27, 2013
Senior Airman December 27, 2015
Staff Sergeant August 1, 2017
Technical Sergeant July 1, 2020
(Current as of April 2024)