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50th Anniversary Reunion 2015

July 8, 2015


A special 50th Anniversary Reunion was held in Columbus, Georgia June 30 through July 2, 2015. This was a reunion whose main intention was to Honor the Men of Charlie Troop, Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, Alpha Troop, Bravo Troop and Delta Troop who left Columbus, Georgia in August of 1965 to go to Vietnam. The […]

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 Reunion October 2013 – St George Island, Florida

October 13, 2013


a href=””> Phill Merritt and Jerry Duckworth[/caption]The October Charlie Troop Reunion is now over. I expected 20 and we had 34. A great time was had by all. We had four members of Charlie Troop make their first Reunion. Mike LaChance Blue Platoon Leader from 69/70. Robert (Rob) Struck Blue India 69/70. Larry Oestringer Blue […]

1965 to 1972

January 3, 2011


The first group or Advance Party as they are sometimes known as went to Vietnam in aircraft. A good friend of mine ,Earl Reece, was one of those men. I have asked him to write a story about his time from beginning to end. Once he sends that to me, I will post it here. […]

Mission Number 1 – Ashau Valley

February 3, 2010


 To read about the Ashau Valley go to My year in Vietnam by Patrick Bieneman.                                                            

Mission Number 5 – The Horse Shoe Ambush

February 1, 2010


To read about this mission go to My year in Vietnam by Patrick Bieneman