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

August 13, 2017


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


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


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


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 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


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


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


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 […]