LTC John B. (Buchanan) Stockton – Bullwhip Six

October 21, 2016


I will not waste anyone’s time by trying to rewrite articles I find about this Great Innovator/Soldier.  You can put “Col John B. Stockton” into your search engine and find many great articles about this man. All I intend to do is post his epitaph/obituary or whatever you would like to call it and post […]

Carol’s Stetson

October 14, 2016


    At the reunion in Branson, SFC Donald Coshey made Carol an Official Charlie Trooper for the work that she does for the Charlie Troop 1st of the 9th Cavalry Reunions. Carol kidded and said “Well, now that I am a Charlie Trooper men, I need a Stetson”.  Within 10 minutes a Stetson was […]

A Brave Man Survives a Double IED Killed by Teenage Texter

July 24, 2016


This is a tragic story related to me by Penne Funk. It is a story that every parent ought to tell their children. My son who is Cav has a friend that went over a double stack IED and he was the only one who survived. Mike Wilson. He did two years of surgeries, burn […]

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Keith Ball Moves on to Fiddlers Green

July 24, 2016


Keith E. Ball passed away on July 21, 2016. As a Major, Keith was the  Charlie Troop Commander from December 4, 1970 to May 10, 1971.  Keith passed away as a result of Open Heart Surgery. He left behind his wife and the love of his life, Betty, and his daughter Penne , Pamela and two […]

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Cecil Shrader moves on to Fiddler Green

July 21, 2016


          Cecil Lynn Shrader  as a Major was the Charlie Troop Commander in 1967 and in 1969 until he was wounded by a 12.5mm machine gun and sent back to the states. December 06, 1935 – May 03, 2016 It is our sad duty to report the death of another Charlie […]

2016 Charlie Troop 1/9 Cavalry Thirsty-Six Reunion

July 15, 2016


Charlie Troop 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six October 2016 News Letter The following Troopers from Charlie Troop gave their lives during the month of October from 1965-1972: It is up to us to live our lives to the fullest because these men cannot. They live through us and our actions. Always Remembered and Never […]

Combined Charlie Troop and Charlie Troop GSF’s News Letters

November 3, 2015


Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News Letter September 1, 2016 Twenty-nine days until the beginning of our 1st Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six Reunion. This is actually the sixth reunion that Carol and I have organized for Charlie Troop. Last year’s reunion will be hard to outdo. We will […]