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

2022 Reunion After Action Report

September 4, 2022


Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry held it’d Annual Reunion in Branson, Missouri August 19th,20th, and 21st. Here are the highlights from that reunion: The afternoon of August 19th starting at 4PM, Charlie Troop held it’s Welcome and Honors ceremonies. It began with Charlie Troop’s Little Brother, Zachary Titchenell leading us in the Pledge of Allegiance. As […]

December 2021 Newsletter

December 5, 2021


December 2021 Newsletter These are Our Brothers who Gave Their All during the month of December 1965 – 1971:   George Gavaria Dec 1, 1966 Clifford Smith Dec 1, 1966 Allan Nelson Dec 1, 1966   Albert McAuliffe Dec 18, 1966 Joel McDonnell Dec 18, 1966   Melvin Crossman Dec 13, 1967   Victor Austin […]

November 2021 Newsletter

November 28, 2021


Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-six November 2021 Newsletter The follow Troopers lost their lives during the Month of November: Florendo Pascual                   November 3, 1965 James Parrett                         November 3, 1965 Benedicto Bayron                 November 16, 1965 Billy Knight                             November 16, 1965 Billy Talley                              November 16, 1965 James Riley                            November 16, 1965 Terry Clark                             November 19, 1967 […]

September 2021 Newsletter

September 9, 2021


Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six September 2021 Newsletter The following is a list of Brothers that were Killed in Action in the month of September 1966 -1971: James D. Wise             KIA: Sep 16, 1967 Louis E. Porrazzo        KIA: Sep 27, 1967 Trans B Troop Douglas Gossage        KIA: Sep 26, 1968 John W. […]

1965-1966 Reunion in Branson, Missouri April 2013

April 23, 2013


/> 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


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


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


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


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 […]

Edd Hogeboom: A Memorial to all Fallen Aviators

February 19, 2012