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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 […]

Gold Star Family Members letters

December 15, 2014

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I have asked the Family members of Charlie Troop write a story about their loss of loved one and how it has affected them. Here are their stories. This letter is from Jacqueline Slye-Jackson Hello Mr. Patrick my friend, I not sure if I can explain what growing up without my Dad (SSGT George D. […]

Charlie Troop Gold Star Family News Letters

November 20, 2014

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Gold Star Family (Bullwhip) My name is Patrick (Pat) Bieneman. Many of you may not remember me because it has been a while since we have talked. It was recently brought to my attention and other’s that we have not invited any of you to our reunions. This was […]

Gold Star Family Breakfast and The Family Contacts Committee DD Form 3

July 16, 2013

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As I stated in “Gold Star Families – When a Loved One Dies in Combat”, Every Major Organization whether is a Division or an Association normally has a Gold Star program with it. This is the case of the 1st Cavalry Division and the Vietnam Helicopters Pilot Association (VHPA). Both of these fine organization hold […]

Gold Star Families – When a Loved One Dies in Combat

June 29, 2010

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>>        What is the “Gold Star”?  Who authorized the “Gold Star” ?  Who is eligible to become a “Gold Star” family member?  Why is the “Gold Star” program so important? Who can you contact to join the “Gold Star” family program? Public Law 534 – 89th Congress, directs the design and distribution of a lapel button, to the known […]