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The Decision made November 3, 1965

April 30, 2020

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On 2Nov 65 the 1st Cav Assistant Division 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 placed […]

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 […]