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April 2019 News Letter

April 2, 2019

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Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment Thirsty-Six News Letter April 2019 The following is a list of Brothers that were Killed in Action in the month of April 1966 -1972 Richard Noyola KIA Apr 11, 1966 Blues Earl Grove KIA Apr 10, 1967 Maintenance Alton Roberts KIA Apr 13, 1971 White Door Gunner *John […]

Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry Mike Askew: From Home to Vietnam and Back Home Again

January 27, 2017

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  Crew Chief PFC Mike Askew   At the beginning of 1967 I knew absolutely nothing about Huey gunships, or M60 door guns. Absolutely nothing about Saigon, the South China Sea, or the 1st Air Cav. I was clueless about the political reasons why the United States was so enthusiastically sending 19 year olds to […]