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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 […]

Cecil Shrader moves on to Fiddler Green

July 21, 2016

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Cecil Lynn Shrader  as a Major was the Charlie Troop Commander in 1967 and in 1969 until he was wounded by a 12.5mm machine gun and sent back to the states. December 06, 1935 – May 03, 2016 It is our sad duty to report the death of another Charlie Trooper. Cecil Lynn Shrader, known […]

Fiddler’s Green

January 14, 2011

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It is said that all Cavalry Soldiers that pass on goes to Fiddler’s Green. An Unknown author in the 1800’s penned this poem: Halfway down the trail to Hell,     In a shady meadow green And the hostiles come to get your scalp, Just empty your canteen, And put your pistol to your head […]