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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January 2018 News Letter

January 1, 2018

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News letter January 2018 The following is a list of Brothers that were Killed in Action In the month of December 1965-1971″ William Geis 1-27-66 Joe Kiefer 1-4-67 LeRoy Peagler 1-27-67 Harvey Howe 1-28-67 Rudolf Schrader 1-4-68 Waldo Williams 1-4-70 James Whitmore 1-4-70 Richard Donellas 1-27-70 2nd […]

A Giant Flag by Gold Star Family Member Cecelia Tuttle Jelich Frost

December 29, 2017

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My Year in Vietnam by Patrick M. Bieneman 11B

December 20, 2017

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I was assigned to Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment 1st Cavalry Division (Air Mobile) in April 1968. I have often wondered why I don’t remember more of my time in Vietnam. I only remember maybe 10-15 days. Some have said it is God’s way of protecting me from bad memories. I’ll take that […]