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Books about the 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry

April 19, 2017

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FOR PEOPLE INTERESTED IN READING 1/9TH CAVALRY HISTORY 1.) Apache (Alpha) Troop Book, A Troop 9th Cavalry, by Ronald Christopher. Book, Acceptable Loss, by Kregg Jorgenson. Book, Apache Sunrise, by Jerry Boyle. Book, MIA Rescue: LRRPs in Cambodia, by Kregg Jorgenson. Book, Taking Fire, by Ron Alexander – A highly controversial memoir. Apache Troop Memoirs […]

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 just turned twenty years old and approached me about buying a hooch that was For Sale by some departing C Troopers. I had been living on a cot surrounded by rocket boxes filled with dirt with pieces […]

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 […]