Chapter 5 from “The Cavalry Trade” by LTC John Stockton

August 13, 2017

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5 Training   As near as I know, in the United States Army between about 1940 (or 1943) and 1967 there were only two ways to conduct training in a combat or combat support unit – train because you want to, or train because you have to. I’ve done both. Training because, as a commander, […]

Charlie Troop 1/9 Cavalry August Newsletter

August 3, 2017

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News letter August 1, 2017 The following Troopers “Gave Their All” during the month of August 1965 to 1972: Donald G. Radcliff Aug 18, 1965 Cdr C Trp 3/17 Advance Party Commander for 1/9 Cavalry Tony Bakke                     […]

July’s News Letter

July 3, 2017

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment July 2017 News Letter The following is the list of Charlie Troopers who gave their all in the Month of July 1966-1971: Strobel, William Jul 9, 1967 Moody, Stephen Jul 2, 1969 Burns, Ernie Jul 14, 1969 Butler, Dewey Jul 14, 1969 Davis, Ray Jul 14, 1969 Felton, […]

Requesting your Loved ones Awards and Decorations from the Army

June 9, 2017

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In order to request your Loved one’s Awards (Medals) and Decorations and  his/her DD214 you must fill out a SF180. If you already have a copy of his/her DD214 you can skip this section.  If not: go to http://www.virtualwall.org. Click on “By Last Name”. Click on his/her First Letter of the last name.  Click on […]

Charlie Troop June News Letter

June 4, 2017

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment June 2017 News Letter The following Charlie Trooper Gave Their All during the month of June 1966-1972: Gary Isaacson KIA: Jun 22, 1966 Blues Frank L. Gonderman KIA: Jun 27, 1966 Lift Crew Chief Billy J. Nave KIA: Jun 27, 1966 C Troop Commander Richard T. Perrin KIA: […]

May 2017 News Letter

May 1, 2017

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I am changing my posting of the Charlie Troop News Letter. I will post each News Letter separately from now on. This way more people will be notified that I posted them. Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News letter May 2017 The following is a list of Brothers that were Killed in […]

Books about the 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry

April 19, 2017

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FOR PEOPLE INTERESTED IN READING 1/9TH CAVALRY HISTORY 1.) Apache (Alpha) Troop Book, A Troop 9th Cavalry, by Ronald Christopher. Book, Acceptable Loss, by Kregg Jorgenson. Book, Apache Sunrise, by Jerry Boyle. Book, MIA Rescue: LRRPs in Cambodia, by Kregg Jorgenson. Book, Taking Fire, by Ron Alexander – A highly controversial memoir. Apache Troop Memoirs […]