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Posted Thursday, December 5, 2019 @ 20:30 CMT: Check this news & message ticker for MilitaryBandsman.Com website updates, including new band members and band events. We've added dozens of new members to our seven groups and pages since last posting here and near 3400 members in our ArmyBandsman Facebook group and over 1000 members in our AirForceBandsman Facebook group! Click on the links at the bottom of this homepage to get reconnected with these vets. Twitter? @MBandsman. New entries for December 2019: Welcome Michael Goldberg career US Army tuba player 1989 - 2009. New entries for November 2019: Welcome James Vanderhoof US Army clarinetist, keyboardist and percussionist 1971 - 1973, Jerry Montgomery US Army French horn player 1972 - 1975, Donald Dickens US Army sax player 1980 - 1992, Rick Mather US Navy trumpet player and vocalist 1973 - 1976, Randy 'Robert' Dary US Army and USARNG trombone player 1968 - unknown, Mica Calfee US Army euphonium player 1974 - 1980 [Mica is looking for photos of anyone who has served with him], George Turner US Army tuba, electric and string basses 1966 - 1969, William Moats US Army euphonium player, Paul Leonhart Vietnam veteran and USMC trumpet player and arranger 1967 - 1970 [Paul was with the 1st Marine Division Band in Vietnam - Hill 327 and can be reached by phone @ (909) 967-0332], Jeff Hunt US Navy trumpet player 1975 - 1977, Ernest "Pete" Moreau career USAF percussionist 1956 - 1979, William Moats US Army trombone and euphonium player 1968 - 1971 [William was assigned to the 32 AADCOM Band, a Signal Corps Batallion Band in Kaiserslautern Germany], Curt Risk US Army saxophone player 1987 - 1996, US Army trumpet player Francis Scallatino 1989 - 1992 and Warner Williams US Army saxophone player 1969 - 1971. New entries for October 2019: Welcome David Jones US Army clarinetist 1984 - 1995, Jim Campbell US Army trumpet player 1974 - 1976, Stephen 'Steve' Fisher US Army tuba player 1977 - 1980 [Steve enlisted in the USAF after his time with the Army bands], William Hyde career 246th ARNG Band SC saxophone and clarinet player 1980 - 2000 and Mike Jenkins US Navy percussionist at Treasure Island NS 1977 - 1980. US Navy trumpeter Dakota Keller's email address has been updated and Greg Laedtke posted in our Guestbook. Further entries for October include Evan Jones US Army trumpet player 1964 - 1966, Nate Capehart career US Navy flute and saxophone player 1973 - 1992 [Nate was a medic in the Army Reserves for 10 years before joining the US Navy Special Forces Group] and Frank Kosmaceski career US Army Reserve saxophone, clarinet and flute player with the 307th USAR Band. New entries for September 2019: Welcome Vance Wolverton US Army saxophone and clarinet player 1971 - 1974 [Vance served as the choral director while assigned to the 1ID Band and as the choral director for the Main Post Chapel at Ft. Riley KS], Francis DiVirglio US Army tuba player 1978 - 1981, John Stokes US Army tuba player 1967 - 1969, Lavon 'Kit' Kittle US Army clarinet player 1980 - 1981, Tully Gray Ellis USMC trumpet player [dates not given], and updated info for David Wittenburg US Army euphonium player 1966 - 1969, Hartwell 'Ed' Nolan US Army trombone player 1970 - 1973, Autumn Kelley-Ryan career US Army percussionist 1974 - 1993 and Christopher Hanson career US Army trombone player 1996 - 2017. New entries for August 2019: Welcome Bruce Gleason US Army euphonium player 1989 - 1991 [Professor Bruce Gleason is the author of "Sound The Trumpet, Beat The Drums: Horse-Mounted Bands Of The US Army, 1820-1940" which we've presented on this homepage], Robert Fewkes US Army tuba and string bass player 1955 - 1958, Skip Lantry US Army trumpet player 1988 - 1992, Vincent DeMarro USMC tuba and electric bass player 1982 - 1986, John 'Jack' Toman US Army trumpet player 1966 - 1973 [Jack greets all bandsmen and bandswomen and says he's remained active in the music biz ~ look him up here on the website. He'd like to hear from any veterans!], Wendell 'Willie' Harrelson US Army saxophone player 1968 - 1970 [Willie was assigned to the 76th Army Band in Worms Germany and played the 25th anniversary of the Battle of the Buldge in Ardennes Belgium], Dennis 'Denny' Mease USAF percussionist, upright and electric basses 1968 - 1972, TJ Thomas US Army trumpet player 2008 - 2012, John Prestigiacomo USAF drums and percussionist 1976 - 1980, Robert Dashiell US Army tuba and trombone player 1966 - 1967, Stephen Allen USAF trumpet player 1974 - 1980 and Larry 'Dusty' Rhodes USAF vocalist, clarinet and sax player 1972 - 1976. Rory Burdine US Army updated his info while with the 101st Airborne Division Band. New entries for July 2019: Welcome Andrew Francisco career [and still on assignment] US Navy saxophone, clarinet, flute and keyboard player 2008 and active duty, Laurie Brown [Crowson] USMC trombone and euphonium player 1977, Rick Tolbert USAF trombone player 1984 -1993, John Dooley USMC tuba and bass player 1977 - 1980, Tom Mungall USMC trumpet and French horn player 1975 - 1978, David Huff USAF trombone and bass drum player 1967 - 1971, Don Evans US Army saxophone player 1970 - 1974, Laurie Jorgenson US Army clarinetist 1981 - 1983, Thomas Cole US Army clarinetist 1953 - 1956, John Swanson US Army French horn and trumpet player 1960 - 1962, and Jay Fiegel [Brooks] 1978 - 1980. Thomas Crombie US Army euphonium player updated his info, adding his assignment with the 2AD Band 1989 - 1991. New entries for June 2019: Welcome Jonathan Campbell US Army trumpet player 1985 - 1990, Curtiss Klein US Army trumpet player 1974 - 1977, Richard Brown US Army guitarist 1979 - 1982, Clarence Mitchell II career USAF trumpet player 1980 - 2008, Barney Smith [a career 3 service member] US Navy, USAF and US Army trombone player and Infantryman 1956 - 1997, CMSgt Claude "C.E." Askew career USAF percussionist 1971 - 2004, Eric Hostetter US Army trumpeter 1987 - 1989, Steven Lambert US Army French horn player 1968 - 1969, Ron Patterson USAF trumpet player 1972 - 1976, Steve Lambert US Army saxophone player [Steve's dates of service were not given and are unknown] and Alan Marks US Army Fifer with the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps 1977 - 1983. Veteran US Army trumpet player Richard Cole updated his email contact info. New entries for May 2019: Welcome Paul Burton US Army tuba player 1963 - 1965, Robert Smith US Army piano player 1961 - 1963 [Robert had the "old" band MOS 033 ~ not too many of these guys posted here on the website!], Ron Snodgrass career US Army trombone player 1965 - 1988, Tim Tucker career USAF and US Navy enlisted bandleader, saxophonist, clarinetist, guitarist and vocalist 1972 - 1998, Rod Cannon US Army clarinet player 1969 - 1971, George Kazmierzak US Army tuba player 1975 - 1989 and JR 'Randy' Fendrick US Navy trombone player 1959 - 1961. Want to have YOUR assignments added to our rosters? Click the "Sign Up & Join" tab located on the left side of this homepage! New entries for April 2019: Welcome Elgin Green US Army trumpet player and staff at the SOM 1975 - 1979 and 1987 - 1988, Mark Medlin career US Army and ARNG saxophone player 1983 - 2019, Steve DeMond US Army trumpet player 1970 - 1973, Paul Kolb US Army trumpet player 1968 - 1970, and my old 8ID Band bandmate Steve Neumeier US Army clarinet player 1973 - 1979, Rob Blankenship US Army clarinet player 1993 - 1996, accordion player Thomas Groeber US Navy 1971 and US Army Reserve 1985 - 1994. New entries for March 2019: Welcome David Gold US Army euphonium, trumpet, trombone and horn player 1970 - 1972 and US Navy trumpet and French horn player Noel Haynes 1958 - 1961 [Noel played in the Norfolk NATO Fest in 1960 ~ a kind of military tattoo - with 29 of the NATO countries participating]. New entries for February 2019: Welcome Francis 'Joe' Hoyle US Army clarinetist 1974 - 1980 [Joe says he's NOT on Facebook, so please contact him per Email ~ his wife IS on Facebook and he can be reached by messaging her], Robert Riska US Navy pianist and tuba player 1960 - 1964 [Robert says he was at the SOM when it was in Anacostia Washington DC and he had four great years in the Navy Band field], Lorrell 'Coop' Cooper US Navy euphonium and trombone player 1961 - 1964 [I've posted a message from Lorrell in the Guestbook, which you can find via our homepage], Richard Mason USMC field bugler and percussionist 1965 - 1969, Martin Schapiro US Army Vietnam veteran, saxophone and percussionist 1968 - 1971, Julie Schembre career USAF vocalist 1976 - 1981 and again from 1983 - 1996 [Julie says those were good years! She wants to give hugs to all the amazing musicians she had the pleasure of working with], Jerry Sather US Army saxophne player 1979 - 1986, Mike Howard US Army and ARNG trumpet player 1978 - 1983, Wayne Bennett career US Army trumpet player with 38+ years of service 1978 - 2013, Randy Myers US Army trumpet player 1980 - 1983, Philip Domingues US Army clarinet player 1967 - 1969, Rodney Hindrew career US Army clarinet and piano player 1974 - 1994 and Brian Vanderplas US Army trumpet player 1976 - 1979. New entries for January 2019: Welcome Charles Shaw US Army clarinetist 1976 - 1981, Michael Dudley 32+ year career US Army vocalist and announcer for the United States Army Band 1974 - 2006 [thanks for your 32+ years of service Michael!], John Brookfield US Army trumpet player 1962 - 1964, Harvey Leikind US Amy flute and piccollo player 1969 - 1971, Ronald Wasilenko US Navy MUC musician 1969 - 1971 [Ronald was in Naval Unit Band 156 which is a new band to our rosters], Glenn Johnson USAF baritone player 1968 - 1972, Don Palmer US Army percussionist 1963 - 1965, Robert Redman US Army saxophone player 1966 - 1968, James Twiggs US Army trumpet player 1969 - 1972, Bruce Canonico US Army saxophone player 1965 - 1973, Edgar Spearman USMC trumpet player 1976 - 1979, Arthur Ferris career US Army trumpet player [Art updated his info and added another band to his assignments!], Ed Stevens career US Army trumpet player 1973 - 2012, career US Army trumpet player Timothy Ledoux 1989 - 2008 [Timothy says he retired after 20 years active duty on January 1, 2009 and his ETS is now "a fast" 10 years ago! He lives in Ohio and is a program mentor for a NPO], Cornelius "C.W." Badie USMC trombone player 1979 - 1986, Jim Comstock USAF clarinet and saxophone player 1962 - 1966, Thomas Hardin USAF trumpet player 1968 - 1972, Timothy Brennan US Army, USAR and ARNG French horn and electric bass player 1975 - 1978 and again 1988 - 2014 [count 'em folks ~ that's 29 out of 39 years!], William Angdahl USAF percussionist 1966 - 1969 [William says it's been many years since he was standing proud with the USAF Band playing the Star Spangled Banner for all the medevacs during the war in Vietnam. 'Greatest experience' of his life. Got the best musical education he could ever afford at any university! ], and James Fitzpatrick US Army percussionist and trumpet player 1975 - 1978. If you have pictures you'd like to have posted or an event your band or group is planning and you'd like us to post it, email us at one of the contact email addresses below. Enjoy!


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