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Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry To Honor Those of “The Crossed Sabers” by Edd Hogeboom

November 24, 2011

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To Honor Those of “The Crossed Sabers” Poetry Word Count: 671 edd hogeboom edd@BlessedBooks.com   To Honor Those of “The Crossed Sabers”   It was a time when his Country called The Army trained him in the finest and latest combat skills of the time Yet his enemy would live in the ground and fight […]

A Poem By Edd Hogeboom Scout Pilot 1969-1970

April 2, 2011

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        Edd Hogeboom To Honor Those of  “The Crossed Sabers”   It was a time when his Country called The Army trained him in the finest and latest combat skills of the time Yet his enemy would live in the ground and fight with weapons that time forgot He was about to enter a life of […]

Cordis R. White

April 4, 2010

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Cordis “Ray” White was assigned as an Infantryman or “Grunt” as they were  called. Cordis was awarded the Combat Infantryman’s Badge (CIB), Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Air Medal, Good Conduct Medal,  National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Vietnam Service Medal. Ray’s Niece, Debby, contacted me. I have loaded the pictures that she has […]

Tommy L. Whiddon

April 4, 2010

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Tommy was assigned to Charlie Troop on March 3, 1970 and was Killed in Action on May 6, 1970. Tommy was a Pilot of an OH-6A Observation Helicopter. Tommy was awarded the Purple Heart, Air Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and a set of Army Aviator Wings.  See Gary […]

Paul F. Weber

April 4, 2010

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     Paul was assigned to Charlie Troop on October 4, 1968 and was Killed in Action on June 2, 1969. Paul was assigned as an observer/crew chief on an   OH-6 Observation Helicopter in the White Platoon. Paul was Killed in Action when the helicopter he was in with SP/4 Warren Brown and 1lt Donald Porter was shot down […]

Louis E. Walton

April 4, 2010

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Louis was assigned to Charlie Troop on August 16, 1965 and was Killed in Action on June 27, 1966. Louis was assigned as a Crew Chief on a helicopter. Louis was awarded the Purple Heart,  National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and a set of Crew Member Wings. If any family […]

Robert A. Thompson

April 4, 2010

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Robert “Bo”  was assigned to Charlie Troop on January 19, 1967 and was killed in Action on August 9, 1967. Robert was a Pilot of a UH-1C helicopter. Robert was awarded the Purple Heart, Air Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and a set of Army Aviator Wings. If family […]