May 2019 News Letter

May 12, 2019

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News Letter May 2019 The following is a list of Brothers that were Killed in Action in the month of May1966 -1971: James Rickerson KIA May 31, 1967 Blues Thomas Koch KIA May 28, 1966 Blues Danny Bowers KIA May 2, 1970 Scout Observer George Slye KIA […]

LTC Billie G. Williams Lifted off to Fiddler’s Green 4-11-2019

April 13, 2019

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LTC. Billie Gene Williams, USA Ret MARCH 8, 1931 – APRIL 11, 2019             As a Major, Billie G. Williams was the  Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry Commander. He trained his Troops at Ft Benning, Georgia and went Vietnam with them in 1965. While in Vietnam, his call sign was Thirsty-Six.  Billie was […]

April 2019 News Letter

April 2, 2019

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News Letter April 2019 The following is a list of Brothers that were Killed in Action in the month of April 1966 -1972 Richard Noyola KIA Apr 11, 1966 Blues Earl Grove KIA Apr 10, 1967 Maintenance Alton Roberts KIA Apr 13, 1971 White Door Gunner *John […]

March 2019 News Letter

March 1, 2019

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News Letter March 2019 The following is a list of Brothers that were Killed in Action in the month of March 1966 -1971 Edward Kaneshiro March 6, 1967 Blues Ronald Johns March 15,1968 Scout Observer Walter Panamaroff March 15,1968 Scout Pilot Robert Smeal March 15, 1968 Scout […]

February 2019 News Letter

February 7, 2019

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News Letter February 2019 The following is a list of Brothers that were Killed in Action in the month of February 1966 -1971 Horace Giddens 2- 2-1968 John Suydam 2-12-1968 Steven Seigler 2-13-1971 These Brave Troopers can only live by us Always Remembering them and Never Forgetting […]

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LZ Colt by 1LT George Kalargis

January 27, 2019

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The Battle For LZ Colt   It is early October-1967, and the First Cavalry Division (Air Mobile) is conducting “Search & Destroy” operations against the Viet Cong (VC) in the Central Highlands of South Vietnam. The soldiers of the 3rd Brigade are finishing up their part of that mission in the An-Lao Valley. After months of […]

Sitrep: RED-West of Khe Sanh by John McGuire

January 20, 2019

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Many Units served in the 1st Cavalry . This is what is called “A Sitrep”. A “Situation Report” a story about the 1/5th Cav, the 2/5th Cav and the 1/77th Field Artillery. Third DRAFT EDIT [JBH] August 16, 2018 In the predawn hours of May 5, 1968, except for the constant churning of insect wings, […]