Careers with Pershing’s Own
Check out our current openings, and learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our hiring and audition process.
The U.S. Army Concert Band
Apply by: February 12
Audition date(s): February 26 - February 27
The U.S. Army Band Downrange
Commercial Keyboard Player/Arranger
Apply by: February 26
Audition date(s): April 22
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The U.S. Army Band’s audition and hiring process values diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The annual starting salary for Staff Sergeant equates to $73,000 without dependents and $78,000 with dependents
Full medical and dental coverage
30 days paid vacation annually
The Blended Retirement System allows you to immediately begin contributing to a retirement account, in addition to being eligible for a pension after 20 years of active duty service.
Earn full tuition for higher education through the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Also, tuition assistance is available for continuing education.
Members of “Pershing’s Own” are given the Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) of 42S (forty two sierra), “Special Band Musician”. Personnel are promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant (E-6) two months after completion of Basic Combat Training.
Permanent duty assignment to Fort Myer, VA, located near the heart of Washington, DC
Learn More About Army Benefits
- The U.S. Army Band’s audition and hiring process values diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- All applicants must currently hold U.S. Citizenship
- Civilian applicants must be 34 years of age or younger at the time of the audition
- All applicants must meet the standard requirements for enlistment in the United States Army