Browsing All posts tagged under »C Troop 1/9 Cav«

LTC John Stockton relieved due to poor decision making

June 17, 2020

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On 2Nov 65, the 1st Cav Division Assistant Commander, BG Knowles, LTC John Stockton and Major Bob Zion met to discuss the 1/9th’s ability to perform a night ambush at the edge of the Ia Drang Valley. LTC Stockton and Major Zion agreed they could do it but they would need an Infantry Company place […]

Jack Schwarz Moves on to Fiddler’s Green

February 21, 2018

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  Jack Schwarz, a Proud Husband, Father, Grand Father and Charlie Trooper passed away on February 16, 2018. Jack served in C Troop as a Lift Pilot in 1970 and 1971. Lift pilots would quite often go into LZ’s and PZ’s to drop off or pick up our Blues while under fire from the enemy. […]

My Year in Vietnam by Patrick M. Bieneman 11B

December 20, 2017

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I was assigned to Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment 1st Cavalry Division (Air Mobile) in April 1968. I have often wondered why I don’t remember more of my time in Vietnam. I only remember maybe 10-15 days. Some have said it is God’s way of protecting me from bad memories. I’ll take that […]

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 […]

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. […]

Aviators Old and New

December 19, 2011

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Modern day Aviators VS Old School Aviators This explains it all. Aviators come from a long line of a secret society, formed around one thousand years ago. Old School Phu Khen (pronounced Foo Ken) 1169-? is considered by some to be the most under-recognized military officer in history.  Many have never heard of his contributions to […]

Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry Battle of Song Re Valley by Paul Hart

October 5, 2011

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  11 Days in the Valley Charlie Troop and the Song Re 4 Aug. – 14 Aug., 1967 Action: 1st Cavalry Div. – Operation Pershing Song Re Valley Quang Ngai Province, RVN Charlie Troop, 1st Squadron, 9 Cavalry, 1st. Cavalry Div. (Airmobile) Mission: Recon in Force Preface The accounts stated here are from personal memories, […]

A LRRP (Long Range Recon Patrol) Story by Dean Lindstrom

August 26, 2011

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Specialist Four E CO (LRRP), 52ND INFANTRY, 1ST CAV DIV, USARV Army of the United States Maple Shade, New Jersey February 06, 1947 to December 27, 1967 Panel 32E Line 071  27th December 1967 1st Cav-Mission in the Suoi Ca Valley I was 5 years old in May 1967 when my second cousin, William “Billy” […]

Luther “Russ” Russell: We are here for each other No Rank Just Brothers

March 19, 2011

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  Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment has a Yahoo site where we can talk back and forth through “Posts”. While Charlie Troop had more enlisted men than officers it seems as though there are more officers than enlisted on our site. There are reasons for this. Most of our officers went through prolonged […]

Lionel DeLaRosa Charlie Trooper 1965-1966 and 1969-70

March 7, 2011

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  Lionel DeLaRosa moved to Fiddler’s Green June 10,2010                  Lionel DeLaRosa USA, ret                                                                         Black Stetsons, Golden Sabers    The day we flew out to Pleiku to join the troop in the field it was so foggy that the birds were walking and all other flying creatures were grounded yet we took off without a […]