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111TH ARMY BAND
 PEARL CITY, HAWAII -

History

Summary

Organized and federally recognized 3 October 1919 in the Hawaii National Guard at Honolulu as the Band Section, Headquarters Company, 1st Infantry.

Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1921 as the Band Section, Service Company, 1st Infantry

Redesignated 17 August 1923 as the Band Section, Service Company, 298th Infantry

Reorganized and redesignated 1 May 1940 as the Band, 298th Infantry

Inducted into Federal service 15 October 1940 at Honolulu

(298th Infantry assigned October 1941 to the 25th Infantry Division; relieved 3 July 1942 from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division and assigned to the 24th Infantry Division; relieved 12 June 1943 from assignment to the 24th Infantry Division)

Reorganized and redesignated 1 June 1944 as the 111th Army Ground Forces Band

Inactivated 30 January 1946 at Honolulu

Reorganized and Federally recognized 10 September 1946 at Honolulu

Redesignated 17 May 1947 as the 111th Army Band

Home Station: Honolulu

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