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God and Country

March 27, 2011


God   When I started this Blog I stated that some of the Posts on here will be my opinion. This is one of them. I am a firm believer on God Almighty and in Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior. I don’t hide my faith from anyone. I am not a Church going […]

Bruce Huffman: Before Charlie Troop there was “UTT”

March 25, 2011


  Before the 1st Cavalry Division was even formed there was another Helicopter unit already in Vietnam. They were Proud, Fearless and Professional. We of Charlie Troop are proud to let the world know about these men. Once upon a time, there was a band of Army Aviators and their crewmen that operated the Army’s first armed helicopter […]

Luther “Russ” Russell: We are here for each other No Rank Just Brothers

March 19, 2011


  Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment has a Yahoo site where we can talk back and forth through “Posts”. While Charlie Troop had more enlisted men than officers it seems as though there are more officers than enlisted on our site. There are reasons for this. Most of our officers went through prolonged […]

Bruce Huffman: A Reminder in History

March 8, 2011


                                                                      General Vo Nguyen Giap. General Giap was a brilliant, highly respected leader of the North Vietnam military. The following quote is from his […]

Lionel DeLaRosa Charlie Trooper 1965-1966 and 1969-70

March 7, 2011


  Lionel DeLaRosa moved to Fiddler’s Green June 10,2010                  Lionel DeLaRosa USA, ret                                                                         Black Stetsons, Golden Sabers    The day we flew out to Pleiku to join the troop in the field it was so foggy that the birds were walking and all other flying creatures were grounded yet we took off without a […]

Alfred DeMailo Charlie Trooper – The Beginning of TET 1968

March 6, 2011


  I woke at first light on the morning of January 31, 1968 at Landing Zone (LZ) Evans. I was tired and dirty from a night spent in a shallow fox hole with my friend and wingman Lynn Freeman who was affectionately known as “The Chief”. What little sleep we got was interrupted by two “Mox […]