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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 […]

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 […]

Aviators Old and New

December 19, 2011

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Modern day Aviators VS Old School Aviators This explains it all. Aviators come from a long line of a secret society, formed around one thousand years ago. Old School Phu Khen (pronounced Foo Ken) 1169-? is considered by some to be the most under-recognized military officer in history.  Many have never heard of his contributions to […]

Bruce Huffman: A Reminder in History

March 8, 2011

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                                                                      General Vo Nguyen Giap. General Giap was a brilliant, highly respected leader of the North Vietnam military. The following quote is from his […]