LTC John Stockton relieved due to poor decision making

June 17, 2020

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On 2Nov 65, the 1st Cav Division Assistant Commander, BG Knowles, LTC John Stockton and Major Bob Zion met to discuss the 1/9th’s ability to perform a night ambush at the edge of the Ia Drang Valley. LTC Stockton and Major Zion agreed they could do it but they would need an Infantry Company place […]

June 2020 News Letter

June 1, 2020

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News Letter June 2020 The following is a list of Brothers who were Killed In Action during the Month of June 1966-1972: Frank Gonderman June 27, 1966 Billy Nave June 27, 1966 Louis Walton June 27, 1966 Richard Perrin June 27, 1966 Gerald Boyd June 21, 1967 […]

May 2020 News Letter

May 1, 2020

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News Letter May 2020 The following is a list of Brothers that were Killed in Action in the month of May 1966 -1971: James Rickerson           KIA May 31, 1967 Thomas Koch                KIA May 28, 1966 Danny […]

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The Decision made November 3, 1965

April 30, 2020

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On 2Nov 65 the 1st Cav Assistant Division Commander, BG Knowles, LTC John Stockton and Major Bob Zion met to discuss the 1/9th’s ability to perform a night ambush at the edge of the Ia Drang Valley. LTC Stockton and Major Zion agreed they could do it but they would need an Infantry Company placed […]

April 2020 News Letter

April 1, 2020

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News Letter April 2020 The following is a list of Brothers that were Killed in Action in the month of April 1966 -1972 Richard Noyola KIA Apr 11, 1966 Earl Grove KIA Apr 10, 1967 Alton Roberts KIA Apr 13, 1971 *John Jelich (Trp 68-69) KIA Apr […]

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February 2020 News Letter

February 1, 2020

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February 2020 News Letter The following is a list of Brothers that were Killed in Action in the month of February 1966 -1971 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 this month: […]

December 2019 News Letter

January 19, 2020

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News letter December 2019 The following Troopers gave their all during the month of December 65-71. We will Always Honor these Brave men and We will Never Forget them. George Gavaria Dec 1, 1966 Clifford Smith Dec 1, 1966 Allan Nelson Dec 1, 1966 Albert McAuliffe Dec […]

January 2020 News Letter

December 25, 2019

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January 2020 News Letter I am sending this News Letter out a few days early. So have yourself a Merry Little Christmas day. Roast you some chestnuts on an open fire. May God grant us that not one of us will have a Blue Blue Christmas. The following is a list of Brothers that were […]

Tommy Pepper by Ross Rainwater and others

November 16, 2019

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My “Mr. Pepper” story . . . . During one of our many sorties out of Tay Ninh west into Cambodia in spring 1971 (don’t remember the exact date), I was the “3d pilot liaison (with an ARVN counterpart)” in a C&C ship covering the Pink Team for crew extraction, extra support, etc. That area […]

A Gold Star Daughter and the Vietnam Pilot/Crewmember Memorial

October 30, 2019

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                                 Dickie Jelich-Langworthy giving speech          The Jelich,Tuttle,Frost, Langworthy Family On Sunday the 29th of September 2019, Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry loaded up the buses and headed to Arlington National Cemetery. Our first stop was at the […]