From the Troopers' Web site: Troopers Executive Director Mike Ottoes and Corps Director Fred Morris are pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Rarick as the Troopers' percussion arranger for the 2007 season.

Troopers' front ensemble at the 2005 DCI World Championships.
Rarick is a percussionist in the United States Air Force Band, Boiling AFB Washington, DC. He holds a bachelor's degree in percussion performance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he studied under Gary Olmstead and Jack Stamp. Read more on