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Chapter 5 from “The Cavalry Trade” by LTC John Stockton

August 13, 2017

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5 Training   As near as I know, in the United States Army between about 1940 (or 1943) and 1967 there were only two ways to conduct training in a combat or combat support unit – train because you want to, or train because you have to. I’ve done both. Training because, as a commander, […]

LTC John B. (Buchanan) Stockton – Bullwhip Six

October 21, 2016

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I will not waste anyone’s time by trying to rewrite articles I find about this Great Innovator/Soldier.  You can put “Col John B. Stockton” into your search engine and find many great articles about this man. All I intend to do is post his epitaph/obituary or whatever you would like to call it and post […]

The Wives of Charlie Troop 1/9 Cav

April 20, 2012

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The Vietnam war is long over. For those of us who served in it, it is more like it was just yesterday. Many a horror story can be told by those of us who served. Many of those stories are told here on this site however this blog is about the wives who have stood […]

EDD Hogeboom: The Battle of the IA Drang Valley

February 19, 2012

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1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Commanders 1965-1971

December 15, 2011

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1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry (1st Cavalry Division-Airmobile) Commanders: LTC John B. Stockton, September-December 1965 LTC Robert M. Shoemaker, December 1965-May 1966 LTC James C. Smith, May-November 1966 LTC A. T. Pumphrey, November 1966 April 1967 LTC. Robert H. Nevins, April-December 1967 LTC Richard W. Diller, December 1967-July 1968 LTC William C. Rousse, July 1968-January 1969; […]

Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry Vietnam

January 14, 2010

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While  a lot of this blog will deal with Vietnam, Charlie Troop 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division (AM), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) it will also deal with the world as I see it. Let’s start out with Vietnam. I served in Charlie Troop 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment 1st Cavalry Division (AM) from […]