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Books about the 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry

April 19, 2017

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FOR PEOPLE INTERESTED IN READING 1/9TH CAVALRY HISTORY 1.) Apache (Alpha) Troop Book, A Troop 9th Cavalry, by Ronald Christopher. Book, Acceptable Loss, by Kregg Jorgenson. Book, Apache Sunrise, by Jerry Boyle. Book, MIA Rescue: LRRPs in Cambodia, by Kregg Jorgenson. Book, Taking Fire, by Ron Alexander – A highly controversial memoir. Apache Troop Memoirs […]

Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry Jim Hohman: The Battle of Hoa Tan

March 1, 2014

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    DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY HEADQUARTERS, 1ST CAVALRY DIVISION (AIRMOBILE) Office of Information and History APO San Francisco 96490 AVDAIN 7 August 1967 SUBJECT: Unit Historical Reports TO: SEE DISTRIBUTION 1. The attached is one of several unit historical reports prepared by the 1st Cavalry’s Office of Information and History. 2. The text of […]

Another Benefit of Military Reunions

November 3, 2010

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All of us that attend these Military Reunions know how important the Comradrie is. The renewed friendships are priceless. Not only do they revitalize the body and mind but for many of us they help in calming our PTSD. These things are all important. At this last reunion (October 2010), another important thing happened. Julie […]

Florendo B. Pascual

April 3, 2010

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Florendo was assigned to Charlie Troop on August 16, 1965  and was Killed in Action on November 3, 1965. Florendo was the Platoon Sergeant of the Blues. He was an Infantryman. Florendo was awarded the Combat Infantryman’s Badge (CIB), the Purple Heart, the national Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal. If any […]