Jim Hohman: The Battle of Hoa Tan

March 1, 2014

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DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY HEADQUARTERS, 1ST CAVALRY DIVISION (AIRMOBILE) Office of Information and History APO San Francisco 96490 AVDAIN 7 August 1967 SUBJECT: Unit Historical Reports TO: SEE DISTRIBUTION 1. The attached is one of several unit historical reports prepared by the 1st Cavalry’s Office of Information and History. 2. The text of the action […]

Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge

December 26, 2013

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My wife, Carol, and I went to Washington, D.C. on 12th of December, 2013. The trip had a two fold purpose. Our main reason for going was for Carol to receive the Belgium Fourragere 1940 from the Belgium Ambassador in honor of her father, Clyde E. Roller. During the “Battle of the Bulge” his unit, […]

Posted in: Battle of the Bulge

Charlie Troop Reunion October 2013 – St George Island, Florida

October 13, 2013

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a href=”http://patrickbieneman.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/dsc08173.jpg”> Phill Merritt and Jerry Duckworth[/caption]The October Charlie Troop Reunion is now over. I expected 20 and we had 34. A great time was had by all. We had four members of Charlie Troop make their first Reunion. Mike LaChance Blue Platoon Leader from 69/70. Robert (Rob) Struck Blue India 69/70. Larry Oestringer Blue […]

Posted in: Reunions

Gold Star Family Breafast and The Family Contacts Committee DD Form 3

July 16, 2013

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As I stated in “Gold Star Families – When a Loved One Dies in Combat”, Every Major Organization whether is a Division or an Association normally has a Gold Star program with it. This is the case of the 1st Cavalry Division and the Vietnam Helicopters Pilot Association (VHPA). Both of these fine organization hold […]

Posted in: Gold Star Family

Marsha (Dell) Thaler 5th Grade Class 1966

July 4, 2013

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I went onto the 1st Cavalry (www.1cda.org) website and found a post in the Guestbook by a Marsha Thaler. Marsha was a 5th Grade teacher at Milnes Elementary School in Fair Lawn, New Jersey in 1966. She gave her class an assignment to write letters to Service Men in Vietnam. Eventually the letters ended up […]

1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Vietnam Era Patches

May 21, 2013

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These are just a few of the Patches that anyone can buy. Many of them are patches that men have earned. If you haven’t earned it don’t wear it. Some of these patches came during the war and some came afterwards. If you have some that you would like added to this Post send them […]

Posted in: General

Blogs about WWII and Vietnam to read

May 18, 2013

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I want to help others find a couple of blogs that I really Like. I just came upon one about WWII that covers both the European and Pacific theaters. You can find it at http://www.pacificparatrooper.com . The one I like (besides my own) on Vietnam is done by the man who taught me about blogging, […]

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