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Members - c/o 1983

Gallatin, Bryan
Trombone

I will never forget the Fall of 1980, the first year of the Renegade Regiment. We thought we had something here, but we just couldn't get any respect. No one understood what we were doing, but they thought we did it well (whatever it was).

At OBA we knew we were in the finals, but our history to that point was not stellar. We were massed and the announcer was caling out the scores, "In Seventh place with a score of XX.X ---- UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU - kon (I know it's Yukon...I just did that for effect). I died and was revived all within a few seconds. I never jumped so high as when the announcer said, "And in second place with a score of XX.X ---- Broken Arrow". That was the first of many and a tradition of ecellence was born.

After graduating I went to OSU and marched there for a few years. Looking for something a little more challenging than college band I marched with the 27th Lancers and aged out in 1986. Union had prepped me well for DCI, but the reality of the demands at that level can only be experienced.

The Fall of '86 I worked with the Stillware HS Band. We took a program that had been respectable and put them in the OBA finals! (OK, they came in last place in the finals, but at least they made it).

I now live just outside of Houston, TX and am Director of Operations for a large insurance company. I have a beautiful wife and 3 great kids (ages 10, 2, and 6 months). Life is good; and the memories and stories of those glory days will last a lifetime.

Last updated: 05/06





Mitchell/Featherston, Kim
Clarinet


 

I graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 1987. I have been married for 15 years and we have two amazing children, Kyle 14 and Sarah 9. I am self employed.

2007 - Married 19 years, our son just graduated from high school. Our daughter is now 13 and in the 8th grade. You can keep up with me at myspace.com/ kpossible1983. RR Rules...

Last updated: 09/07
 

Hester, Jeanette
Clarinet
Current location: Broken Arrow, OK
  EMailjhester64@yahoo.com  


Went to TU after HS and then joined the US Army in 1986. Retired in 2007 and have been back in OK ever since. I am currently an HR Specialist at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee.

Lewis, Richard
Alto Sax, Bass Drum, Tenors, Snare

I'm married with four great kids. I'm on active duty as a Chief Warrant Officer (CW3) U.S. Army Aviator, stationed at Ft Rucker, AL, serving as a helicopter instructor pilot teaching combat skills and terrain flight/navigation using night vision goggles. I'm also an FAA certificated A&P mechanic, commercial pilot and flight instructor in light single/twin engine airplanes. B.S. Professional Aeronautics, Embry-Riddle, and working on Mech Engineering at Bama in preparation for U.S. Navy Test Pilot School. I still play the same sax at Hillcrest Baptist Church, Enterprise, AL. Every now and then I whip out some licks with the same sticks I used back when we were the best!

Last updated: 09/02
 

 Levine (Riffey), Sheryl
Colorguard
Current Location: Cincinnati, OH

After graduating in 1983, I graduated from Southwest Texas State U. I now live in Cincinnati, Ohio with my wonderful husband, David, and my incredible 7-year old son, Daniel.

I'm on facebook, if anyone would like to contact me.

Last updated: 09/09

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