3ID Band Commander

CW2 Mike Krzmarzick

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Mike Krzmarzick is a native of Canby, Oregon. He graduated Canby High School in 2000 and entered the Army that summer as a 42R 02E, Trombone Player. Upon completion of Advanced Individual Training at the School of Music, NAB Little Creek, CW2 Krzmarzick was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Band, Ft. Campbell, KY. While stationed with the with the “Screaming Eagle” Band, Mr. Krzmarzick served as Human Resources NCOIC, Training NCOIC, Audio/Visual NCOIC, and Rock Band Leader. In 2007, Mr. Krzmarzick was selected for assignment as the Sound Reinforcement Instructor at the Army School of Music, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Ft. Story. He also served as Operations NCOIC and Rock Band Instructor. CW2 Krzmarzick last served as an NCO with the 2d Infantry Division Band in Uijoengbu, South Korea as the Rock Band Leader.

Mr. Krzmarzick was selected for accession as a Warrant Officer in 2013. He attended the Warrant Officer Candidate School at Ft. Rucker, Alabama, where he graduated on the Commandant’s List in August 2013. Upon completion of the Warrant Officer Basic Course at the Army School of Music, Mr. Krzmarzick took command of the 9th Army Band, Ft. Wainwright, Alaska. CW2 Krzmarzick currently serves as the Executive Officer for the 3rd Infantry Division “Rhythm of the Marne” Band.

CW2 Krzmarzick deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom with the 101st ABN DIV (AASLT) Band. He also deployed to Kuwait and Iraq in 2011 as NCOIC of the USA Express. CW2 Krzmarzick recently returned from his latest deployment with the 3rd Infantry Division from Afghanistan where he served as the USFOR-A Band Commander in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

Mr. Krzmarzick holds an Associates of Arts degree from Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, NJ. His military education includes the Warrior Leader Course, Advanced Leader Course, Senior Leader Course, the Warrant Officer Candidate Course, the Warrant Officer Basic Course, the Warrant Officer Advanced Course, the Air Assault Course, the Mountain Warfare Orientation Course, and the Cold Weather Orientation Course. His awards include the Meritorious Service Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Achievement Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Joint Meritorious Unit Award, the Meritorious Unit Citation with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Army Superior Unit Award.


3rd ID Band First Sergeant

1SG John Addington

1SG John Addington entered the Army in 2004 after completing a B.S. in Music Education and a M.M. in Tuba Performance at The University of Akron in Akron, Ohio.
After completion of Basic Training at Fort Jackson, SC, and Advanced Individual Training at the United States Army School of Music Little Creek, VA, he was assigned to the Army Medical Command Band at Fort Sam Houston, TX. He has also served with the Army Ground Forces Band at Fort McPherson, GA, the First Cavalry Division Band at Fort Hood, TX, the Army Band NCO Academy at the Army School of Music in Virginia Beach, VA, the 82nd Airborne Division Band and Chorus at FT Bragg, NC, the Eighth Army Band in Korea, and the 399th Army Band at Fort Leonard Wood, MO. He is currently the 1SG of the 3rd Infantry Division Band at Fort Stewart, GA.
1SG Addington’s military schools include the Warrior Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, Systems Approach to Training Course, Army Basic Instructor Course, Small Group Instructor Training Course, and the Faculty Development Course.
1SG Addington is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Inherent Resolve.
He holds the C1 Additional Skill Identifier on the Tuba and doubles on Bass Guitar and Euphonium.