Staff Sergeant Francisco Aisporna joined the West Point Band as a vocalist in 2019. Originally from the Philippines, Staff Sgt. Aisporna grew up overseas and later moved to Greenville, Texas. In 2014, Staff Sgt. Aisporna joined the U.S. Army as a Unit Supply Specialist. His Army career took him to various duty stations, including Camp Stanley in South Korea and Camp Grafenwoehr in Germany. Music has always been a passion for Staff Sgt. Aisporna, and while he was a supply specialist, he found opportunities to sing for the Army. In 2016, Staff Sgt. Aisporna joined the U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR) Band and Soldiers’ Chorus and was sent to Sembach, Germany, to be the Vocalist NCOIC for the USAREUR Soldiers’ Chorus.
As an Army vocalist, Staff Sgt. Aisporna has traveled and performed in 14 countries across Europe. Some memorable performances include singing live on television in Lithuania, and his personal favorite, singing Frank Sinatra’s “My Way" at the second largest military tattoo in the world in Basel, Switzerland. Staff Sgt. Aisporna sings many different genres of music, including rock, pop, country, and R&B.