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

Copied from the 1st Cavalry Division’s Saber Magizine Mike Jim Kurtz

October 11, 2020


But the grand champion organizers of Troop Reunions are C Trp’s Patrick Bieneman and his wife Carol. After hosting three reunions of the Charlie Troop Blues, they stepped up to Troop level and have done five already.Covid caused their sixth to be postponed from this September to next. Patrick Bieneman on the Value of Reunions: […]

Charlie Troop and Charlie Troop’s GSFM’s News Letters

November 3, 2015


Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News letter April 2017 I would like to start this News Letter with the results of question I asked in the last News Letter. I had asked for YOUR input on where to hold the 2018 Reunion. The choices were either Branson, MO or Pigeon Forge, TN. […]

Charlie Troop Reunion – Pigeon Forge, TN October 2014

October 13, 2014


The 3rd Annual Charlie Troop Reunion was held from October 2nd thru the 5th, in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The following pictures are from there:                                                 Pat and Carol Bieneman   Don and Jo Coshey  Gordon and Susan Jones  Larry and Jeanie Oestringer    Phil and Brenda Merritt  Ernie and Rose Cairns    Jerry and […]

Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry Myron MY roommate by Kurt F. Schatz

November 6, 2012


                                                                                    WO 1 Myron R. Lamont, Cobra pilot extraordinary and my roommate. Myron had […]

Julie Kink younger sister of David R. Kink KIA August 3, 1969

February 28, 2011


Julies Story      A speech by Julie Kink at the Vietnam Women’s Memorial     November 11, 2000                  “I’ve only seen one aviator killed since I’ve been here,” my brother wrote in his last letter home, July 14, 1969. He had been in Vietnam for 3 weeks, and was trying to […]

Phillip “Mike” Askew Charlie Trooper 1967 to 1968

February 25, 2011


Just a note to my brothers, I remember when it was a sin to talk about anything that happened in Vietnam, for many years I wouldn’t even talk to my wife because she like many others didn’t understand our feelings about the war.  After leaving the Army in 1970 I had a difficult time finding […]

Military Reunions

September 6, 2010


My wife Carol and I made our first  1st of the 9th Cavalry Military reunion six years ago. Neither my wife nor I had any idea of just what to expect. My wife kept telling me to remember that just because I remembered something one way that didn’t mean that others would remember it the same way. […]

Jack D. Sunquist

April 5, 2010


Jack was assigned to Charlie Troop but transferred to Bravo Troop where he was Killed in Action on March 27, 1968. Once a Charlie Trooper always a Charlie Trooper. Jack was a Pilot. Jack was awarded The Purple Heart, Air Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and a set of […]

Anthony B. Battel

April 5, 2010


         Anthony Battel in Warrant Officer Flight School.   Anthony with his Older brother Bruce and younger sister Elsbeth. These photos were sent to me by Elsbeth.  Thank you so much.  Anthony was assigned to Charlie Troop on August 10, 1969 and was Killed in Action on January 28, 1970. Anthony was […]

Waldo A. Williams

April 5, 2010


Waldo was assigned to Charlie Troop on July 28, 1969 and was Killed in Action on January 4, 1970. Waldo was an Infantryman or “Grunt” as they were called. Waldo was awarded the Combat Infantryman’s Badge (CIB), Air Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Vietnam Service Medal. If any family member […]