August 2022 Newsletter

August 6, 2022


Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Thirsty-Six Newsletter August 2021 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, 1967 Francis […]

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July 2022 Newsletter

July 1, 2022


Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six Newsletter July 2022 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 Stephen Moody       July 2, 1969 Ernest Burns             July 14, 1969 Dewey Butler          […]

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The Netherlanders Love for the American Servicemen and women

June 1, 2022


Hello everyone, Please allow me to introduce myself to you. My name is Ilse Sproncken, I’m 9 years old and I live in Hulsberg, The Netherlands. I’m in 3rd grade of elementary school. I’m the adopter of two graves at the Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten. The first grave that I adopted is that of […]

Danny Hylemon: Thank you Cpt Abe Stice

April 3, 2022


Pat, if you think this story is worthy of retelling, please do so. Abe Cpt. Stice, I have been trying for almost a month now to find the right words to say to both of you, and I still do not know what to say. It has been more than I could have ever hoped for, […]

April 2022 Newsletter

April 1, 2022


Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment -Thirsty-six April 2022 Newsletter The following is a list of Our Brothers who Gave Their All during the month of April 1966-1972: John Jelich (Ctrp 68-69); KIA Apr 1, was with D 229th AHB on 4-1-72 50 years ago today. Richard Noyola                   KIA Apr 11, 1966 Earl Grove                            […]

March 2022 Newsletter

March 2, 2022


Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry Thirsty-six March 2022 Newsletter The following Troopers gave their all during the month of March 1966- 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 William Potter                    March 27, […]

I Love ya Brother written by Grover Wright

January 6, 2022


It was during the last half of 1969, in Vietnam, that we became brothers. He was a very good Scout Pilot, I was a Cobra Aircraft Commander. He had the dark black, killer mustache that I envied. He would sometimes come to my room at night and ask to play my 12 string guitar. Times […]


The Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren of Charlie Troop on Christmas day 2021

December 25, 2021


Finn and Owen Titus: Grandsons of Bob and Jeanette Fellin. Little Brother of Charlie Troop Top picture is Ellie Jones: Granddaughter of Gordon and Susan Jones and a Little Sweetheart of Charlie Troop. Bottom Photo is Lillie Jones also a Little Sweetheart of Charlie Troop. Zachary Titchenell: Great Grandson of Walt “Titch, Titchenell and a […]

2021 Charlie Troop 1/9th Cav Reunion After Action Report

October 3, 2021


2021 Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry Regiment  Thirsty-six+ Reunion AAR The Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry Regiment+ conducted their 8th Annual reunion in Columbus, Georgia September 25th,26th and 27th at the Double Tree Inn. Carol and I arrived September 22nd to make sure everything was set up right. We made sure that the Hospitality and  Reunion rooms […]


The Importance of Military Reunions

June 9, 2021


The importance of Military Reunions I arrived in Vietnam April 12, 1968. I was assigned to Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. The 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment was the “Eyes and Ears” of the 1st Cavalry. We were Division Recon. The 1/9th Cavalry had five Troops; Headquarters and Headquarters, Alpha, […]