Browsing All posts tagged under »Vietnam«

A Trooper’s Special Request

December 6, 2012

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Twas the night before Christmas up in Fiddler’s Green Things were quiet and there were No Cavalry Troopers to be seen I asked the Lord “Where were all the Troopers” and he said to me “A special request had been made and to this I agreed” “A Trooper came up and on bended knees he […]

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 […]

Bullwhip Squadron Reunion 2012

October 16, 2012

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I am not going to give a Sitrep. I will leave that to others. I am just going to post pictures. I do want to thank everyone who came. I will say a new set of Board Members have been elected. They will begin their duties on January 1, 2013. The Ice Breaker Part of […]

Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry Was the Vietnam War Righteous

July 1, 2012

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I was recently asked by someone as to whether or not I thought the Vietnam War was a righteous war or not. We say that World Wars I and II were righteous because we fought against those who sought to dominate us and then destroy us. We fought against the United Soviet Socialist Republic, the […]

The Officer and the Table

May 6, 2012

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May I show you your table Sir. Charlie Troop 1/9 Cavalry had a true cast of characters.  Relieving the tensions that each day in combat would bring requires a certain amount of animated and unusual behavior. This story is true. It happened in the summer of 1969. The names are not used to protect their […]

Communications

February 9, 2012

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The photographs used in this post came from www.tourofdutyinfo.com . The main means of communication for an Infantry outfit was the AN/PRC-25. It was commonly referred to as the “Prick-25”. It weighed 23.5 lbs and was worn on the back by a special harness. It was capable of pre setting two frequencies so you could […]

The Veteran War Protester

February 2, 2012

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I am about to enter into an area for which I am not sure how I will come out of it. I have talked about War Protesters before. Those were civilian war protesters. This post will deal with Veteran War Protesters. I hadn’t given a lot of thought to Veterans as war protesters. I started […]