MU1 Justin Ruleman
Musician 1st Class Justin Ruleman, French horn, joined the United States Coast Guard in
December 2019. MU1 Ruleman earned his Bachelor of Music degree from Texas Tech
University under the tutelage of Christopher M. Smith. He then continued his study with Gail
Williams and Jon Boen at Northwestern University Bienen School of Music for his Master of
Music. MU1 Ruleman played with the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra as Assistant Principal. Then
during graduate study, he was the Principal horn of Lake County Symphony Orchestra and
freelanced around the Chicago area.