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 […]

After Action Report 2019 Reunion

October 4, 2019

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The following Troopers gave their all during the month of October 1966- 1972: John Musgrove                      October  4,1965 Charles De Armaral              October  4, 1965 Willie Green                          October 3, […]

September 2019 News Letter

September 4, 2019

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News letter September 2019 The following Troopers gave their all during the month of September 1966- 1972: James D. Wise KIA: Sep 16, 1967 Louis E. Porrazzo KIA: Sep 27, 1967 Trans B Troop Douglas Gossage KIA: Sep 26, 1968 John W. States KIA: Sep 26, 1968 […]

August 2019 News Letter

August 1, 2019

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News letter August 2019 The following Troopers gave their all during the month of August 1966- 1972: Tony Bakke Aug 8, 1966 Richard Meehen Aug 8, 1966 Leslie Nickles Aug 8, 1966 Gerald Simons Aug 8, 1966 Honorio Fidel Aug 9, 1967 Ray Moran Jr Aug 9, […]

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July 2019 News Letter

July 1, 2019

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News letter July 2019 The following Troopers gave their all during the month of July 1966 – 1972. We will Always Honor these Brave men and We will Never Forget them. William Strobel July 9, 1967 Red Crew Chief Stephen Moody July 2, 1969 Ernest Burns July […]

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LTC Billie G. Williams Lifted off to Fiddler’s Green 4-11-2019

April 13, 2019

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LTC. Billie Gene Williams, USA Ret MARCH 8, 1931 – APRIL 11, 2019             As a Major, Billie G. Williams was the  Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry Commander. He trained his Troops at Ft Benning, Georgia and went Vietnam with them in 1965. While in Vietnam, his call sign was Thirsty-Six.  Billie was […]