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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.

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.

Gunnery Sergeant Richard Dickerson

Assistant Stage Manager Gunnery Sergeant Richard Dickerson joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in July 2004. Gunnery 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. Gunnery 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,” Gunnery 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 Cody Dennis

 

Stage crewman Lance Corporal Cody Dennis joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in April 2019. Lance Cpl. Dennis graduated in 2014 from Clarksburg High School in Clarksburg, Md., and enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2016. He attended recruit training at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Beaufort, S.C., and continued his training with the Infantry Training Battalion at Camp Geiger, N.C., and the Basic Security Guard Course in Chesapeake, Va. Prior to his assignment with "The President's Own," he served with the Marine Corps Security Forces Battalion in Kings Bay, Ga.

Lance Corporal Joseph Herbol

Stage crewman Lance Corporal Joseph Herbol joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in March 2019. Lance Cpl. Herbol graduated in 2016 from Steele Accelerated High School in Roanoke, Texas, and enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2018. He attended recruit training at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Beaufort, S.C., the School of Infantry at Camp Geiger, N.C., and the Basic Security Guard Course in Chesapeake, Va. Prior to his assignment with "The President's Own," he served with the Guard Company at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

 

Lance Corporal Timothy O'Shea

Stage crewman Lance Corporal Timothy O’Shea joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in March 2019. Lance Cpl. O’Shea graduated in 2017 from Binghamton High School in Binghamton, N.Y., and enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2018. He attended recruit training at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Beaufort, S.C., the School of Infantry at Camp Geiger, N.C., and the Basic Security Guard Course in Chesapeake, Va. Prior to his assignment with "The President's Own," he served with the Guard Company at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

 

Lance Corporal Jeremy Rathbun

Stage Crewman Lance Corporal Jeremy Rathbun joined "The President's Own" United States Marine Band in April 2019. Upon graduating in 2018 from Grove City High School in Ohio, LCpl Rathbun enlisted in the Marine Corps. He attended recruit training at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Beaufort, S.C., and the School of Infantry at Camp Geiger, N.C., prior to his assignment with "The President's Own," at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

 

 

Private First Class Devon Rickard

Stage crewman Private First Class Devon Rickard joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in April 2019. Upon graduating in 2018 from Haverling High School in Bath, N.Y., PFC Rickard enlisted in the Marine Corps. He attended recruit training at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Beaufort, S.C., and the School of Infantry at Camp Geiger, N.C., prior to his assignment with "The President's Own," at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

 

 

Lance Corporal Juan Sanchez

Stage crewman Lance Corporal Juan Sanchez joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in April 2019. Upon graduating in 2018 from Lynn Vocational Technical Institute in Lynn, Mass., Lance Cpl. Sanchez enlisted in the Marine Corps. He attended recruit training at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Beaufort, S.C., and the School of Infantry - East in Jacksonville, N.C., prior to his assignment with "The President's Own," at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.

 

 

Private First Class Zachary Sherock

Stage crewman Private First Class Zachary Sherock joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in April 2019. Upon graduating in 2018 from Jackson High School in Massillon, Ohio, PFC Sherock enlisted in the Marine Corps. He attended recruit training at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Beaufort, S.C., and the School of Infantry at Camp Geiger, N.C., prior to his assignment with "The President's Own," at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.