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Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry A War Story by Vaughn Lane Cavalier 28.

March 21, 2017

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HELICOPTER PILOT PLANNING Or… IT TAKES FOUR PILOTS TO MAKE ONE PLAN WORK Written by: Vaughn Lane Cavalier 28   The ending was near magic.  The plan showed the heart of Army aviation…very little thought and a lot of luck.  Kind of like the Marines, actually.  You know, just keep going, defer to bravery over […]

Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry Myron MY roommate by Kurt F. Schatz

November 6, 2012

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                                                                                    WO 1 Myron R. Lamont, Cobra pilot extraordinary and my roommate. Myron had […]

Van J. Joyce

March 29, 2010

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 Van in his ROTC uniform. The memorial page at the top of this post was given to me by Gary Pope a Charlie Trooper 1970-1971. Van was assigned to Charlie Troop on February 2, 1969 and was Killed in Action on March 12, 1971. Van was a Pilot of an AH-1G Cobra Attack helicopter. Van […]