Browsing All Posts filed under »Our Fallen Comrades«

Franklin J. Hiner

January 17, 2017

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   Co-pilot, Hiner, Wm Clark, Tom Rowe. Frank was awarded: Distinguished Flying Cross (2), Bronze Star with “V” device for Valor, Air Medal with several Oak Leaf Clusters annotating several awards Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and Aviator Wings. I had the great opportunity to talk to Mrs […]

Andy Johnson

August 26, 2012

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Private First Class (PFC) Andy Johnson from McDowell, Ky was assigned to Bravo (B) Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment on December 19, 1965. On August 8, 1966 while attached to Charlie Troop, PFC Johnson was Killed in Action while performing the duties of Door Gunner. Andy was awarded a set of Crew Member Wings, […]

Richard D. Henrey

August 26, 2012

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Not all Troopers who were Killed in Action aboard a Charlie Troop 1st squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment helicopter were assigned to Charlie Troop. As a Troop (A,B,C) would need men to man their helicopters, men from the other Troops would be sent on temporary duty to the units in need. Private First Class (PFC) Richard […]

Our Fallen Comrades and Me

September 2, 2010

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One day my wife, Carol, and I were sitting around watching the DVD I am making of the Charlie Troop 1st of the 9th reunion. We got to the section on “Our Fallen Comrades” and she said you know the best way to honor these men is by living your life to the fullest. Since […]

John D. Musgrove

April 7, 2010

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John was assigned to the 557th TAC FTR Sqdn, 12th TAC FTR Wing, 13th AF, US Air Force and was attached to Charlie Troop as a Forward Observer. John was a Pilot. John was awarded a Purple Heart, Air Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal and a set of Air Force Pilot […]

Jack D. Sunquist

April 5, 2010

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Jack was assigned to Charlie Troop but transferred to Bravo Troop where he was Killed in Action on March 27, 1968. Once a Charlie Trooper always a Charlie Trooper. Jack was a Pilot. Jack was awarded The Purple Heart, Air Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and a set of […]

Anthony B. Battel

April 5, 2010

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Anthony was assigned to Charlie Troop on August 10, 1969 and was Killed in Action on January 28, 1970. Anthony was a Pilot of a AH-1G Cobra Helicopter. Anthony was awarded the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and a set of Army Aviator Wings. If […]