CW2 Franklin Montenegro

Chief Montenegro was born and raised in Santo Domingo, Ecuador before moving to Manchester, NH. Chief Montenegro has been the commander of the 39th Army Band from December 2020 to Present. He also works as the Internal Review Chief of the New Hampshire Army National Guard. Chief plays Electric Guitar in the Rock Band and enjoys playing tennis and spending time with family on trips.

1SG Greggory Chapman

1SG Gregg Chapman, a Euphonium player, and vocalist in our Rockband. Born and raised in Laconia NH, and raised in Gilford NH. Before joining the 39th Army Band he attended Gilford High School, where he spent most of his time playing baseball and enjoying the lake life with friends. He now resides in Manchester, NH with his wife and 3 children. He joined the NHARNG in January 2007 and currently has 15 years of service. During these years he has served multiple assignments throughout the NHARNG including Joint Force Headquarters for New Hampshire, Operational Support and Airlift Detachment 18, 197th Fires Brigade, and the Joint Special Operations Task Force - Afghanistan. SFC Chapman has been on two deployments (Operation New Dawn in Kuwait and Operation Resolute Support in Afghanistan). He enjoys making sure the people he works with are taken care of. He enjoys Formula 1, baseball, gaming, and spending time with his wife and beautiful children.

SFC William McCarthy

SFC McCarthy works as our full-time readiness NCO. SFC William McCarthy had previously spent time with C Co. assisting the Infantry Company with Soldier Readiness.  

SFC David Selmer

SFC Selmer is our primary drummer for Rock Band, a Platoon Leader, and a finance genius. SFC Selmer received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from the University of New Hampshire and now works for finance in Boston. In his spare time, SFC Selmer enjoys spending time with his wife.  

SSG Matthew Bruneau

Rochester, NH 

B.A. in Music Education - UNH


39AB Group Leader

Band Director, Bedford HS

SSG Rayanna Boewe

Canterbury, NH

Southern New Hampshire University 


39AB Booking Manager

SSG Eric Chase

Webster, NH

Bass Guitar

Enjoys hiking, skiing, and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. SSG Chase loves spending his free time with his wife and dog Misty.

SSG Bradley Dessanti

North Reading, MA


A Dungeon and Dragons expert who loves spending time with their wife!

SSG Chazz Rogers

Brookline, NH

B.A. in Music Education - UNH

Electric Bass, Sax & Guitar

Band Director

SSG Alexandria Tichy

West Milan, NH

B.A in Music Performance - URI

Flute & Piccolo

39AB Assistant Group Leader

Pre-School Teacher

In 2009 toured Canada and France with the Vermont Youth Orchestra

SSG Zachary Joy

Londonderry NH

Keene State College

Saxophone & Guitar  

Para Educator

SGT Joshua Burpee

Hooksett, NH

Granite State College 

Saxophone & Vocals

Deployed in support of Operation Spartan Shield & Allies Refuge

SGT Nicholas Jepsen

Concord, NH 

Sound Technician

Journeyman Electrician 

Loves American history and smoking meats

SGT Bradley LaMonica

Atkinson, NH

A.A. in Culinary Arts   University of New Hampshire


SGT Eliot Lawrence

Manchester, NH

Trumpet and Piano

Central High School 

Small Business Owner

SGT Adam Lyon

Springfield, MA

B.S. Music Education - UMA


SGT Lyon enjoys spending time with his wife and new born.

SGT Brittney Milligan

Milford, NH 

B.A. Music Education - KSC

Saxophone and flute

Performing Arts Director

SGT Joseph Reppucci 

Fitzwilliam, NH. 

B.S. Music Education - KSC

Tuba, and Trombone  

Safety and Security Officer

Deployed in support of Operation Spartan Shield & Allies Refuge

SGT Lily Rousseau

Manchester, NH, 

B.S. Music Education & Psychology - PSU

Antioch University

Electric Bass 

NHARNG Administrator

SGT Stosh Szatko

Holton, KS

Electric Bass

Southwest Border Mission

SGT Victoria Fatukasi

Akure, Nigeria / Los Angeles, CA

              B.S. in Social Work               Gordon College 


NHARNG Administrator

SGT Lauren Dennett

Franklin, MA

University of New Hampshire

Clarinet and Saxophone

SPC Christopher Beasley

North Andover, MA

University of New Hampshire


SPC Joshua Turpin

Spaulding High School


(In training)

SPC Taylor Webb

Lawrence, KS

B.S. Music Education - UK

Flute & Piccolo

Band & Choir Director

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