Ron Whitehead was born and raised in Maryland. After graduating high school in 1989, he joined the United States Army for four years. While in the Army, he served all four years as an infantryman and was stationed in Fort Polk Louisiana and Bamberg, Germany. His time in Germany was spent with the 1st Armored Division although their tour was cut short when they were deployed to Iraq and participated in Desert Storm.
After being honorably discharged from active duty, Ron joined the Maryland Army National Guard while entering Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania. He majored in Art Education for his undergraduate degree. He has been teaching Art at Ossining Union Free School District since 1998 and has since completed his Masters Degree in Instructional Technology through Western Connecticut State University.
Ron presently resides in Brewster, NY with his wife of 15 years and two children. His interests include reading military biographies, painting, kayaking, and photography. Ron’s BIGGEST passion is to serve fellow veterans in any way he can.