Ralph M. Gambone Military Person

Captain Ralph M. Gambone, USN, served as Leader/Officer in Charge of the U.S. Navy Band from August 13, 1998 to March 2007. Prior to that, he served as Director of the U.S. Naval Academy Band in Annapolis, Md. A native of Annapolis, Gambone enlisted in the Navy in 1969 after receiving his bachelor’s degree in music from Towson State College (Maryland). He was first assigned to the U.S. Naval Academy Band as a clarinet instrumentalist and also served as conductor of the Midshipman Stage and Concert Bands. While there he earned a master’s degree in music from Catholic University in Washington, D.C. After a tour of duty aboard the cruiser USS Little Rock (CLG 4), Gambone was assigned to the United States Navy Band in Washington, D.C. After three years with the Band and promotion to chief musician, he was assigned to the Bureau of Naval Personnel as Assistant Budget Manager for the Navy Music Program in 1978. In 1981, he was commissioned an ensign and reported for duty as Music Program Liaison Officer for the Navy Chief of Information in The Pentagon.

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United States of America
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Maryland , United States of America
pop. 5,928,814 (2013)


1. Towson University Colleges/University

Towson University, often referred to as TU or simply Towson for short, is a public university located in Towson in Baltimore County, Maryland, U.S. It is a part of the University System of Maryland.

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Type Public university
2012. 52.9 mil. $
2010. 33.2 mil. $
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8000 York Road, Maryland
2013. 18,779
2012. 17,988
2011. 17,517
2010. 17,529
2009. 17,148
2013. 3,720
2012. 3,972
2011. 3,947
2010. 4,311
2009. 4,029
Acceptance rate
2013. 60.0 %
2012. 54.2 %
2010. 54.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 8.34 K $
2011. 7.91 K $
2010. 7.66 K $
2009. 7.42 K $
2008. 7.31 K $
Official web page www.towson.edu
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b. 1867., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1985., Journalist
b. 1957., Voice actor
b. 1949., Politician
b. 1959., Musician
b. 1985., Soccer Midfielder
b. 1974., Professional Association Football Player


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