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Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry Bruce Huffman: “They’re all dead”

May 11, 2010

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  The following is a true story about the deaths of John Clayton Wallace, John Wayne States and Douglas Eugene Gossage. It is written by J. Bruce Huffman. Bruce was a pilot of a Light Observation Helicopter (LOH). His aircraft tail number was 67-16079. His crew consisted of SSG John States and SP/4 Douglas Gossage. […]

John W. States

April 4, 2010

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John was assigned to Charlie Troop on August 8, 1968 and was Killed in Action on September 26, 1968. I served with John. He was dedicated soldier and a good man with a smile and a Hello for everyone. John was an Observer on an OH-6A Observation helicopter. John was awarded the Purple Heart, Air […]

John C. Wallace

February 1, 2010

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   John C. Wallace was a member of a three-man Scout team. He was the Pilot of an OH-6A Light Observation Helicopter and John States and Douglas Gossage were both Observers. All three were killed when their helicopter was shot down. Billy Brown was a friend of Johns. Wally as John was known by his friends grew up […]