Airman First Class Allan Fogelson grew up in Leesburg, Virginia. He received a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from George Mason University, where he studied under Dr. Shawn Purcell (USAF Airmen of Note, US Navy Commodores), Pr. Wade Beach (USAF Airmen of Note), Pr. Jim Carroll (Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra), Dr. Dorotea Racz (Pan American Symphony Orchestra), and Pr. Victor Provost. In August of 2022, Airman Fogelson joined the Air Force and was assigned to the USAF Band of the West. In his free time, A1C Fogelson enjoys exercising, trying new foods and spending time with family.
2022: Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
June 2022 – August 2022, Student, Basic Military Training, JBSA Lackland, TX
August 2022 – present, Regional Bandsman, Band of the West, JBSA lackland, TX
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
Global War on terrorism Service Medal
Air and Space training Ribbon
EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION: Airman First Class – 12 August 2022