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"The President's Own"

 

"The President's Own"

United States Marine Band

Colonel Jason K. Fettig, Director
Stage Crew

The Stage Managers and Stage Crew are responsible for loading and transporting musical instruments and equipment, setting the stage for performances locally and on tour, managing the stage crew, and maintaining the facilities of “The President’s Own."

Master Gunnery Sergeant Charles Terry, Jr.

Chief Stage Manager Master Gunnery Sergeant Charles Terry, Jr. joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in September 1999. Master Gunnery Sgt. Terry graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, D.C., in 1981. He joined the Marine Corps in January 1996, and following recruit training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island in Beaufort, S.C., he attended Utilities School in Camp Lejeune, N.C. Upon graduation, he reported to the 8th Engineer Support Battalion 2nd Marine Division in Camp Lejeune. Prior to joining “The President’s Own,” Master Gunnery Sgt. Terry served in Washington, D.C., on the Inspector and Instructor staff at Anacostia Naval Air Station and as an electrician at Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C.

 

 


Master Sergeant Richard Dickerson

Stage Manager Master Sergeant Richard Dickerson joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in July 2004. Master Sgt. Dickerson began his musical training at age five. Upon graduating in 1992 from El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills, he joined the United States Marine Corps. In November 1992, following recruit training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, he reported to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band in El Toro, Calif. After one enlistment, he separated from the Marine Corps to attend the Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore where, in 2000, he received a bachelor of music degree in French horn performance. Master Sgt. Dickerson’s instructors include David Bakkegard of the Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra associate principal horn Peter Landgren, also of Peabody Conservatory, and recording artist Barry Tuckwell.

Prior to joining “The President’s Own,” Master Sgt. Dickerson served as a stage crew member and stage manager for the Peabody Conservatory Opera Department from 1996-2003 and assistant stage manager for the Baltimore Opera Company from 2002-2004.

In addition to his stage manager duties, he also serves as the band's Safety Supervisor.

 

 

Lance Corporal Micah Bremer

 

Stage crewman Lance Corporal Micah Bremer joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in September 2020. LCpl Bremer enlisted in the Marine Corps in March 2020. He attended recruit training at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot and the School of Infantry at Camp Geiger prior to his assignment with "The President's Own," at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lance Corporal Isaiah Flores

 

Stage crewman Lance Corporal Isaiah Flores joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in September 2020. LCpl Flores attended Christ the King Regional High School in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he played saxophone and graduated in 2019. In March 2020, he enlisted in the Marine Corps. He attended recruit training at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot and the School of Infantry at Camp Geiger prior to his assignment with "The President's Own," at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lance Corporal Wade Lynch

 

Stage crewman Lance Corporal Wade Lynch joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in September 2020. After graduating from Northeast Guilford High School in McLeansville, N.C., LCpl Lynch enlisted in the Marine Corps in March 2020. He attended recruit training at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot and the School of Infantry at Camp Geiger prior to his assignment with "The President's Own," at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lance Corporal Benjamin Silva

 

Stage crewman Lance Corporal Benjamin Silva joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in September 2020. After graduating from Williamsburg School for Architecture and Design in 2019, LCpl Silva enlisted in the Marine Corps in January 2020. He attended recruit training at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot and the School of Infantry at Camp Geiger prior to his assignment with "The President's Own," at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Private First Class Alexander Ambron

 

Stage crewman Private First Class Alexander Ambron joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in December 2020. After graduating from Southern Lehigh High School in Coopersburg, Pa., PFC Ambron enlisted in the Marine Corps in June 2020. He attended recruit training at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot and the School of Infantry at Camp Geiger prior to his assignment with "The President's Own," at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Private First Class Evan Bellamy

 

Stage crewman Private First Class Evan Bellamy joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in December 2020. After graduating from Eastside High School in St. Paul, Va., PFC Bellamy enlisted in the Marine Corps in June 2020. He attended recruit training at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot and the School of Infantry at Camp Geiger prior to his assignment with "The President's Own," at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Private First Class Ryan Chen

 

Stage crewman Private First Class Ryan Chen joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in December 2020. After graduating from New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn, N.Y., PFC Chen enlisted in the Marine Corps in June 2020. He attended recruit training at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot and the School of Infantry at Camp Geiger prior to his assignment with "The President's Own," at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.