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Airman 1st Class Henry Gergen

Airman First Class Henry Gergen is a trumpet player with the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA.  Originally from Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, his Air Force career began in 2021.

Airman First Class Henry Gergen is a 2014 graduate of Lawrence University in Appleton Wisconsin, where he received a BM in Trumpet Performance. In 2017, he graduated from the University of North Texas with a MM in Jazz Studies. His teachers were John Daniel, Paul Stephens, Tanya Darby, and Mike Steinel. Before enlisting in the United States Air Force, A1C Gergen performed with various bands in the Dallas / Ft. Worth area, and in the showbands of eight Royal Caribbean cruise ships.


2014 – Bachelor’s in Trumpet Performance, Lawrence University
2017 – Master’s in Jazz Studies, University of North Texas


1. Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
2. AF Training Ribbon