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Phillip “Mike” Askew Charlie Trooper 1967 to 1968

February 25, 2011

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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

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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

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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

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         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

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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 […]

David E. Zimmerman

April 4, 2010

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David was assigned to Charlie Troop on October 11, 1969 and was Killed in Action on July 28, 1970. David was the pilot of a Cobra Gunship when it lost power and fell to the ground. David was awarded the Air Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and a set […]

James D. Wise

April 4, 2010

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James was assigned to Charlie Troop on May 2, 1967 and was Killed in Action on September 16, 1967. James was an Infantryman or a “Grunt” as they were called. James was awarded the Combat Infantryman’s Badge (CIB), Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Vietnam Service Medal. If any family […]