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Senior Airman Warren Lynch

Senior Airman Warren F Lynch Jr. is an Audio Engineer for the United States Air Forces Band of the Golden West, Travis Air Force Base, California.  It is his responsibility to provide audio support to any one of the many performing ensembles comprised of the 48 squadron members in support of missions intent on building and preserving partnerships through official ceremonies and community outreach events.

Senior Airman Lynch is originally from Mesquite, TX and began his Air Force career in 2014 as an audio and recording engineer.  He holds Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of North Texas, an Associate in Arts & Sciences from Eastfield College, as well as two certificates and an Associate in Commercial Music Recording from Cedar Valley College. From 2002-2014 he worked as an audio, video and special events contractor in Dallas, TX with many local and national companies, affording opportunities to serve as Front of House engineer for Jazz Festivals, Vocal Jazz groups, Combos, Big Bands, Tango and Classical performing ensembles.

SrA Lynch has also performed as a trumpet player in a myriad of college and professional environments including Medieval Dinner Theater, Big Bands, Brass Quintets, Baroque Trumpet ensembles and Governor of Texas commissioned international performances. Also included are Police and WWII memorial services, National and International Civic Orchestras and Jazz Bands. These experiences allowed him to perform as part of the marching band while assigned to the United States Air Force Academy from 2015 until 2018 and at the Band of the Golden West. SrA Lynch also participated in a Christmas brass ensemble and special Holiday Chaplain’s services on his first deployment.

EDUCATION
1998 - High School Diploma, Mesquite High School, Mesquite, TX
2002 - Associate in Arts & Sciences, Eastfield College, Mesquite, TX
2005 - Bachelor of Arts in Music, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
2007 - Associate in Commercial Music Recording, Cedar Valley College, Lancaster, TX

ASSIGNMENTS
Jan 2015 - May 2018, USAF Academy Band, Peterson AFB, CO
Oct 2017 - Feb 2018, USAFCENT Band, Al Udeid AB, Qatar
May 2018 - July 2021, USAFE Band, Ramstein AB, Germany
July 2021 - Present, USAF Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Achievement Medal - 1 Oak Leaf Cluster
AF Organizational Excellence Award
AF Good Conduct Medal - 1 Oak Leaf Cluster
National Defense Service Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal - 1 Service Star
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border
Air and Space Longevity Service Award - 1 Oak Leaf Cluster
AF Training Ribbon
Elementary Excellence in Competition Pistol Badge

 

AWARDS
Band of the Golden West Airman of the Quarter - 1st Qtr 2022
USAFE PA Airman of the Year - 2020
USAFE Directorate Airman of the Year - 2020
USAFE Band Airman of the Quarter - 3rd and 4th Qtr 2020
USAFE PA Airman of the Quarter - 3rd and 4th Qtr 2020
US Army Garrison Wiesbaden “Certificate of Service” 10-11 Jun 2019

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman First Class - 4 Nov 2014
Senior Airman - 4 Mar 2017