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Charlie Troop June 2018 News Letter

June 1, 2018

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News letter June 2018 The following Troopers gave their all during the month of June 1965- 1972. We will Always Honor these Brave men and We will Never Forget them. Gary Isaacson June 22, 1966 Blues Frank Gonderman June 27, 1966 Red Door Gunner Billy Nave June […]

October 2017 Charlie Troop News Letter

October 1, 2017

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News Letter October 2017 I hope everyone had a most enjoyable and rememberable time at the 2017 Charlie Troop+ Reunion. The following Charlie Troopers “Gave Thier All” during the month of October 1965 – 1972: John Musgrove October 4, 1965 Charles DeArmaral October 4, 1965 Willie Green […]

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 […]

Old Soldiers Never Die, They Just Fade Away

August 2, 2015

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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 […]

1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Vietnam Era Patches

May 21, 2013

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These are just a few of the Patches that anyone can buy. Many of them are patches that men have earned. If you haven’t earned it don’t wear it. Some of these patches came during the war and some came afterwards. If you have some that you would like added to this Post send them […]

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

July 1, 2012

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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 United Soviet Socialist Republic, the […]

The Wives of Charlie Troop 1/9 Cav

April 20, 2012

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The Vietnam war is long over. For those of us who served in it, it is more like it was just yesterday. Many a horror story can be told by those of us who served. Many of those stories are told here on this site however this blog is about the wives who have stood […]