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War Stories by Forrest Frields

March 20, 2013

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Forrest Frields was a Scout Pilot in Charlie Troop. This is his story. War stories and PTSD tales are about releasing the demon energy residing within you. In my case and those cases of friends and co-patients of mine – that energy will never go away – at least not completely. Our only salvation is […]

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 […]