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U.S. Navy Band - TUBA
Concert/Ceremonial Band
Audition date: May 23, 2012
Materials due: May 6, 2012

[QUOTE]The U.S. Navy Band is a preferentially staffed Presidential support activity whose members are permanently stationed at the Navy Yard in historic Washington, DC. Members of the Navy Band are guaranteed advancement to pay grade E-6 after completion of basic training ($61,836/year with dependents; $54,384 without dependents) with a minimum enlistment of four years. Musicians earn full military benefits including basic pay; free medical and dental coverage, allowances for housing, food, and uniforms; thirty days annual vacation with pay; no lost time for sickness; free medical care and low-cost dental care for dependents; inexpensive group life insurance; commissary and exchange privileges; and tuition assistance. Audition requirements maintain that you be a U.S. citizen aged 18 to 34, pass the Armed Forces Entrance Physical, and be otherwise qualified for service in the U.S. Navy. Current military members and some veterans may be exempt from the age requirement. The Navy and Navy Band have strict appearance and weight standards. Each candidate will be weighed and measured prior to auditioning for the U.S. Navy Band. Additionally, musicians who are hired must conform to weight and appearance requirements prior to enlistment. Audition materials will not be returned, and all expenses and travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the candidate. Upon winning the audition, the candidate must enlist in the Navy and complete basic training before appointment to the U.S. Navy Band. For more information and in order to be considered for the audition, please send your resume as an attachment to For all correspondence please include your instrument, position for which you are applying, and current contact information. Contact: Senior Chief Chris Raifsnider Email: Phone: (202)433-2840 Website:[/Q