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1965-1966 Reunion in Branson, Missouri April 2013

April 23, 2013

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/> Let me begin this post with this. The men who served in Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry 1965 – 1966 trained together at Ft Benning , Georgia and took a month long cruise together to get to Vietnam. This was truly a “Family of Brothers”. Friendships were formed as well as trust during […]

Richard D. Henrey

August 26, 2012

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Not all Troopers who were Killed in Action aboard a Charlie Troop 1st squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment helicopter were assigned to Charlie Troop. As a Troop (A,B,C) would need men to man their helicopters, men from the other Troops would be sent on temporary duty to the units in need. Private First Class (PFC) Richard […]

The Order of The Garter – A Cavalry Tradition

August 14, 2012

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The US Cavalry has many traditions that have been carried on for +/- 200 years. One of these traditions is the Wearing of the Garter by the wives of the Cavalry Trooper. At first the color of the ribbon on the garter was yellow. Since the original garter came out the colors of Red and […]

The Dedication of ZIT 990

May 20, 2012

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In this posting, I will talk about the Ceremony that was held on May 19, 2012 to Dedicate the placement of a US Army Helicopter fondly known as Zit 990 at the Mott’s Military Museum in Groveport, Ohio. However before I get to that let me give you a link to Rob Struck’s Blog where […]

The Officer and the Table

May 6, 2012

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May I show you your table Sir. Charlie Troop 1/9 Cavalry had a true cast of characters.  Relieving the tensions that each day in combat would bring requires a certain amount of animated and unusual behavior. This story is true. It happened in the summer of 1969. The names are not used to protect their […]

The Wives of Charlie Troop 1/9 Cav

April 20, 2012

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The Vietnam war is long over. For those of us who served in it, it is more like it was just yesterday. Many a horror story can be told by those of us who served. Many of those stories are told here on this site however this blog is about the wives who have stood […]

Edd Hogeboom: A Memorial to all Fallen Aviators

February 19, 2012

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