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LTC John B. (Buchanan) Stockton – Bullwhip Six

October 21, 2016

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I will not waste anyone’s time by trying to rewrite articles I find about this Great Innovator/Soldier.  You can put “Col John B. Stockton” into your search engine and find many great articles about this man. All I intend to do is post his epitaph/obituary or whatever you would like to call it and post […]

2016 Charlie Troop 1/9 Cavalry Thirsty-Six Reunion

July 15, 2016

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six October 2016 News Letter The following Troopers from Charlie Troop gave their lives during the month of October from 1965-1972: It is up to us to live our lives to the fullest because these men cannot. They live through us and our actions. Always Remembered and Never […]

Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry The Enemy by Walker Jones and Donald Armstrong

July 29, 2014

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         The following are stories of two Charlie Troopers and their en counters with the enemy: We were in Tay Ninh I’m sure. Early 1971. I was a Cobra pilot then, living like most of us, crowded together in cots under a General Purpose Medium tent stretched across a Chinook revetment at the northwest […]

The Officer and the Table

May 6, 2012

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May I show you your table Sir. Charlie Troop 1/9 Cavalry had a true cast of characters.  Relieving the tensions that each day in combat would bring requires a certain amount of animated and unusual behavior. This story is true. It happened in the summer of 1969. The names are not used to protect their […]

Communications

February 9, 2012

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The photographs used in this post came from www.tourofdutyinfo.com . The main means of communication for an Infantry outfit was the AN/PRC-25. It was commonly referred to as the “Prick-25”. It weighed 23.5 lbs and was worn on the back by a special harness. It was capable of pre setting two frequencies so you could […]

The Mortar and Sgt Michael Bresnahan

January 23, 2012

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   I’m not really sure when Sergeant (SGT) Michael Bresnahan was assigned to Charlie Troop. This was his second tour. Sgt Bresnahan had served in a different unit on his last tour. Both times he was an Infantryman. Sgt Bresnahan was relatively tall. To me almost everybody is tall. He was married to a lady for Thailand. […]

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 […]