Rich Hammond has been a percussion caption/coordinator and arranger for many well known Pennsylvania drum and bugle corps for more than a quarter of century. During that period, he served as director of Cadets 2 and Cadets 2 winter percussion. He has also worked with Reading Buccaneers, Glassmen and North Penn Indoor Percussion. From 1989 to 1991 he was percussion tech for both Crossmen and the Westshoremen. During almost a decade of activity in the 1980s, he played snare drum with Crossmen, Reading Buccaneers and Hamilton Knights.