Staff Sergeant Kathrine Walsh joined the West Point Band in 2018 as a vocalist with the Benny Havens Band. Born at Fort Bragg into a military family, she grew up singing in her church choir and participated in her middle and high school bands as a flute and clarinet player. Staff Sgt. Walsh has been a vocalist in the United States Military for 13 years. She began her Army career in the National Guard as a member of the North Carolina Guard Band, and finished in the Kentucky Guard Band. Staff Sgt. Walsh completed two tours with the U.S. Army Soldier Show, performing at various military duty stations in the United States, Asia, and Europe. In addition to her musical talents, she also has a background in lighting and staging. Her off-duty interests include horseback riding, Forumla 1 racing, and outdoor activities with her husband, son, and two vizslas, Penny and Goose.