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May 2023 Newsletter

May 1, 2023


Charlie Troop 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Thirsty-six Newsletter May 1, 2023 The following Troopers “Gave Their All” during the month of May 1966- 1972: Thomas Koch                          5-28-66 James Rickerson                    5-31-67 George Slye                           5-2-70          Trans A Trp Gary McKiddy                        5-6-70 Tommy Whiddon                 5-6-70 LeLand Chestnut                    5-10-70 Danny Bowers                        5-23-70 David Combs                          5-27-70 Only by us living […]

January 2023 Newsletter

January 5, 2023


Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six January Newsletter 2023 These are Our Brothers who Gave Their All during the month of January 1965 – 1971: Gary Isaacson               1-22-66 William Geis                 1-27-66 Harvey Howe               1-28-67 Joe Kiefer                     1-4-67 LeRoy Peagler              1-27-67 Rudolf Schrader           1-23-68 Waldo Williams           1-4-70 James Whitmore         1-4-70 Anthony Battel            1-28-70 Michael […]

December 2022 Newsletter

December 10, 2022


Charlie Troop 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-six December 2022 Newsletter These are Our Brothers who Gave Their All during the month of December 1965 – 1971: George Gavaria Dec 1, 1966 Clifford Smith Dec 1, 1966 Allan Nelson Dec 1, 1966 Albert McAuliffe Dec 18, 1966 Joel McDonnell Dec 18, 1966 Melvin Crossman Dec […]

Old Soldiers Never Die, They Just Fade Away

August 2, 2015


Those of us old enough, know that General of the Army (5 Stars), General Douglas MacArthur spoke these words in front of Congress when he was forced to Retire. Whether we wanted to retire or were forced into retirement, the majority of us have several things in common. Sooner or later we will all miss […]

Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry Was the Vietnam War Righteous

July 1, 2012


I was recently asked by someone as to whether or not I thought the Vietnam War was a righteous war or not. We say that World Wars I and II were righteous because we fought against those who sought to dominate us and then destroy us. We fought against the Union of  the Soviet Socialist […]

Aviators Old and New

December 19, 2011


Modern day Aviators VS Old School Aviators This explains it all. Aviators come from a long line of a secret society, formed around one thousand years ago. Old School Phu Khen (pronounced Foo Ken) 1169-? is considered by some to be the most under-recognized military officer in history.  Many have never heard of his contributions to […]

The Stetson and the Cav Patch

October 31, 2011


The 1st Cavalry Division Patch: When the Army decided to form the 1st Cavalry Division it sent out a Directive requesting for people to submit a design for the Division’s Shoulder Insignia or Patch. It was a requirement that the Insignia conforms to three things. 1. It must be of only two colors. 2. It […]

Wall Street Protesters VS Vietnam War Protester

October 19, 2011


I  watched as the “Wall Street Protester? tried to organize a protest. They are having a hard time because it appears there are 6 or 7 protests going on at the same time. At least the war protesters were protesting a war and therefore they were united. With these people, the only thing that they are united about is […]

A LRRP (Long Range Recon Patrol) Story by Dean Lindstrom

August 26, 2011


Specialist Four E CO (LRRP), 52ND INFANTRY, 1ST CAV DIV, USARV Army of the United States Maple Shade, New Jersey February 06, 1947 to December 27, 1967 Panel 32E Line 071  27th December 1967 1st Cav-Mission in the Suoi Ca Valley I was 5 years old in May 1967 when my second cousin, William “Billy” […]

Death of America-The Rebellion in the Making

August 30, 2010


This blog will continually be updated. The madder I get the more intense it will be. I am tired of this country being run into the ground. Our parents and grandparents would say the “Japanese” ,”Chinese” or some other country would take us over though manipulation of our food source, buying up our property or […]