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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 […]

Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry The Siege By Armond Salazar C Trp 1/9 Cav Blue

April 5, 2017

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  I arrived in Vietnam in August 1965. When we landed on a beach in Vietnam, we unloaded our helicopters from the boats we then  flew them to An Khe. When we landed at An Khe we were told our mission, according to Captain Charles Knowlen, was to secure the place and clear the terrain and make some […]