The Men who served in Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry

March 11, 2018

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This is a list of all Charlie Troopers and those attached to Charlie Troop that I know of. This list is comprised of names the Walker Jones, Jack Schwarz, myself and others have come up with. If you know of more let me know. This post will only be up for some time in the […]

March 2018 News Letter

March 1, 2018

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News Letter March 2018 The following Troopers gave their all during the month of March 1965- 1972: Edward Kaneshiro March 6, 1967 Ronald Johns March 15, 1968 Walter Panamaroff March 15, 1968 Robert Smeal March 15, 1968 Bard Davenport March 27, 1969 Allan Harper March 27, 1969\ […]

Jack Schwarz Moves on to Fiddler’s Green

February 21, 2018

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  Jack Schwarz, a Proud Husband, Father, Grand Father and Charlie Trooper passed away on February 16, 2018. Jack served in C Troop as a Lift Pilot in 1970 and 1971. Lift pilots would quite often go into LZ’s and PZ’s to drop off or pick up our Blues while under fire from the enemy. […]

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Don Coshey’s Vietnam Memories

February 2, 2018

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I left Ft Benning GA in Aug of 1965 with Warrant Officer Green. We sailed from the port of Mobile Ala on the USS Croatian Aircraft carrier. We were the only personnel from the First Squadron, Ninth Calvary, First Cavalry Division. While sailing on the Pacific Ocean en route to Vietnam, I worked in the […]

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February 2018 News Letter

February 1, 2018

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News Letter February 2018 The following Troopers gave their all during the month of February 1966- 1972: Horace Giddens 2- 2-1968 John Suydam 2-12-1968 Steven Seigler 2-13-1971 These Brave Troopers can only live by us Always Remembering them and Never Forgetting them. The following Troopers/Troopettes have birthdays […]

A Young Man Goes to War by George Kalergis

January 17, 2018

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This  story is published in it’s entirety at http://www.booksie.com.    You can go there to read the full story from beginning to end.  This portion has to do with a Brave Forward Observer and great pilots from Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry. It is presented here with the express permission of George Kalergis. I pick up the story […]

Ambush Outside the Ia Drang Valley 3-4 November 1965

January 1, 2018

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 Col John B. Stockton  SFC Florendo Pascual   Lift Commander Jim Reid I have talking to one of my Heroes, Captain Chuck Knowlen. Captain Knowlen was the 1st Charlie Troop Blues Platoon Leaders. Under his tutelage the Blues became the Best they could be making Charlie Troop, the 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment and the […]

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