Mr. Mihok has the distinction of winning the individual VFW National Snare Drum Championship as both a junior in 1949 as an Osmond Cadet and as a senior in 1957 with Archer Epler Musketeers. In addition to Osmond, as a junior, Don played with Rising Sun and McCall. As a senior, he played with Archie. A long time member of the NARD, Don instructed Vasella, Haddon Heights, East Germantown, Bangor Yellow Jackets, and the Reilly Raiders Alumni. He has also judged percussion with the Mid Atlantic, All-American, and DCA Judges Associations.