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LTC John Stockton relieved due to poor decision making

June 17, 2020

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On 2Nov 65, the 1st Cav Division Assistant Commander, BG Knowles, LTC John Stockton and Major Bob Zion met to discuss the 1/9th’s ability to perform a night ambush at the edge of the Ia Drang Valley. LTC Stockton and Major Zion agreed they could do it but they would need an Infantry Company place […]

December 2019 News Letter

January 19, 2020

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News letter December 2019 The following Troopers gave their all during the month of December 65-71. We will Always Honor these Brave men and We will Never Forget them. George Gavaria Dec 1, 1966 Clifford Smith Dec 1, 1966 Allan Nelson Dec 1, 1966 Albert McAuliffe Dec […]

After Action Report 2019 Reunion

October 4, 2019

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The following Troopers gave their all during the month of October 1966- 1972: John Musgrove                      October  4,1965 Charles De Armaral              October  4, 1965 Willie Green                          October 3, […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Young Man Goes to War by George Kalergis

January 17, 2018

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This  story is published in it’s entirety at http://www.booksie.com.    You can go there to read the full story from beginning to end.  This portion has to do with a Brave Forward Observer and great pilots from Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry. It is presented here with the express permission of George Kalergis. I pick up the story […]

Dinky Dau Blues

October 24, 2011

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Dave Rabbit has been entertaining military men & women combat troops for over 40 Years, since Saigon, Vietnam 1971. A three tour, Purple Heart, Vietnam Veteran, Dave has always put the entertainment of his fellow soldiers as his number one priority. Whether creating Radio First Termer and broadcasting from a downtown Saigon brothel or banging […]

Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry Battle of Song Re Valley by Paul Hart

October 5, 2011

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  11 Days in the Valley Charlie Troop and the Song Re 4 Aug. – 14 Aug., 1967 Action: 1st Cavalry Div. – Operation Pershing Song Re Valley Quang Ngai Province, RVN Charlie Troop, 1st Squadron, 9 Cavalry, 1st. Cavalry Div. (Airmobile) Mission: Recon in Force Preface The accounts stated here are from personal memories, […]

Lionel DeLaRosa Charlie Trooper 1965-1966 and 1969-70

March 7, 2011

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  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 […]