A Young Man Goes to War by George Kalergis

January 17, 2018


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


 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


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


My Year in Vietnam by Patrick M. Bieneman 11B

December 20, 2017


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 […]

Charlie troop News Letter December 2017

December 1, 2017


Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News Letter December 2017 Troopers and Troopettes, These are Our Brothers who Gave Their All during the month of December 1965 – 1971: George Gavaria             Dec   1, 1966 Clifford Smith                Dec   1, 1966 Allan Nelson  […]

October 2017 Charlie Troop News Letter

October 1, 2017


Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News Letter October 2017 I hope everyone had a most enjoyable and rememberable time at the 2017 Charlie Troop+ Reunion. The following Charlie Troopers “Gave Thier All” during the month of October 1965 – 1972: John Musgrove October 4, 1965 Charles DeArmaral October 4, 1965 Willie Green […]