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Taps: Ronald E. Bright

July 8, 2015
SPC Ronald E. Bright on keyboards with the 111th Army Band Combo. SSG James Ahloy on sax

SPC Ronald E. Bright on keyboards with the 111th Army Band Combo. SSG James Ahloy on sax. Hawaii National Guard photo.

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First Sergeant Ronald E. Bright served for 30 years with the Hawai‘i Army National Guard. He was a member of the 111th Army Band. During his tenure, the band transitioned to a very entertaining show band. The members sang and did song and dance routines. And there were those Christmas concerts…..

This 1993 pūpūkahi provides an overview of 1SG Bright’s service with the 111th Army Band.  Ron Bright pūpūkahi article

Related:

This morning’s Star Advertiser article describes Ron Bright’s impact on his students.

This 1999 Honolulu Star Bulletin article more background on Ron Bright as the Hawai‘i Alliance of Arts Education honored him for his lifetime commitment to public school education.

Mahalo to contributing editor Stephen Lum for providing the 1993 pūpūkahi article and the photograph

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