E-News – September 2018

  The Blackhorse Horse Detachment “Keeping Tradition Alive” is the motto of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment’s Horse Detachment. The Horse Detachment is a horse-mounted ceremonial unit of 17 Troopers, 11 horses, and 4 mules. The Detachment conducts a variety of community relations missions, competes in United States Cavalry Association competitions, and provides cavalry horsemanship …

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E-News – August 2018

Trooper Down General (Retired) John Nelson Abrams, 53rd Colonel of the Blackhorse Regiment, passed away on August 20, 2018 at the age of 71. He was the son of Gen. Creighton Abrams, the former Army chief of staff who died in 1974; the brother of Gen. Robert B. Abrams, who is the current U.S. Army …

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E-News – July 2018

Blackhorse Scholarships One of the original purposes of the Blackhorse Association was to take care of the children of members of the Regiment. This originated in a promise made by then- Colonel George Patton, Regimental Commander, to a dying trooper. Once again this year, we are able to do this thanks to the generosity of …

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E-News special — Crosbie Saint

The Passing of Crosbie Edgerton Saint Crosbie Edgerton Saint, 47th Colonel of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, died on May 7, 2018 in Bethesda, Maryland at the age of 81. General Saint was born at West Point, New York on September 29, 1936. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1958, receiving his …

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Blackhorse E-News Special – Change of Command Ceremony and Retirement Ceremony

An Invitation from the Regimental Commander To all Troopers and Veterans of the Blackhorse Regiment: I invite you to the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment’s Change of Command Ceremony and Retirement Ceremony for Colonel Joseph D. Clark. The ceremonies will begin at 0800 on June 28, 2018 at Fritz Field, Fort Irwin, CA. The event will …

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E-News – April 2018

Trooper Down Colonel (Ret.) Donald E. Appler, 75, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, died Thursday, April 12, 2018. He was born in El Paso, Texas and grew up in Huntsville, Alabama. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Carolyn Hogue Appler; daughters Adrienne Appler (Jeremy) of Waukesha, Wisconsin and Valerie Appler (Mark) of Atlanta; sister …

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E-News – March 2018

  Photos of the Wreath Laying at Arlington Cemetery Courtesy of Marc and Mary King https://www.flickr.com/photos/142905082@N08/sets/72157663497219817 _________________________________________________ Report on Status of our Stones at Fulda and Bad Hersfeld From Steve Steininger I enjoyed an extended stay just west of Fulda in Kleinluder this past weekend. While in the area, I checked on our stones; pictures …

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E-News – February 2018

Trooper Down Kingdon Gould Jr. died on January 16, 2018. Born in New York City on January 3, 1924, he was the son of Kingdon Gould, a mining engineer and financier, and Annunziata Lucci. His given name, Kingdon, derived from Edith Kingdon, his grandmother. He was the great-grandson of Jay Gould, the railroad builder and …

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E-News – January 2018

Troopers Down Kenneth Charles Wood, age 69, left us on Monday, November 6, 2017, surrounded by the friends and family who loved him dearly. Ken was born March 6, 1948 in Robbins, NC, the second of five children born to Hughene Charles and Ruth Elizabeth Stack Wood. He grew up in High Point, NC and …

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E-News – December 2017

Troopers Down Peter F. Dalton. Peter Francis Dalton passed away in May 2011 from lung cancer. From January 1, 1967 – January 31, 1968, he served in Vietnam as a platoon leader for A Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th ACR. The Peter F. Dalton Foundation was created in Peter’s memory by his son John in 2011. …

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E-News – November 2017

Jerome "Gee" Cardwell. Jerome Cardwell was granted peace and healing when he transitioned from this life on October 16, 2017 following an extended illness. Jerome was born to Lamar Cardwell and Jessie Pearl Bryant on May 1, 1956, in Troy, Alabama. He accepted Christ at an early age and joined the African Methodist Episcopal Church. …

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Blackhorse Special Edition: Colonel Jack Dice Celebration of Life and Interment

A celebration of life and interment will be held at West Point for Col. (Ret.) Jack Dice: West Point Cemetery; 10 am, Wednesday, October 25, 2017; at the Committal Shelter. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation in his memory to the Homeless Animal Rescue Team at www.hart90.org. The online guestbook is available …

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E-News – October 2017

Troopers Down John Joseph Clark. John, 53, a resident of Hawthorne, Florida, died September 16, 2017 at the Gainesville V. A. Medical Center following a battle with cancer. He was born on July 15, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in Pompano Beach, Florida. He joined the U. S. Army, served in the 11th …

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E-News – September 2017

Troopers Down Jack W. Dice, Colonel, United States Army (Ret.), 1937- 2017. On August 24, 2017, Jack lost his battle with Alzheimer’s and joined The Long Grey Line. Following in his father’s footsteps, Jack graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1960, beginning a proud and dedicated 25-year service to his …

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E-News – August 2017

      Blackhorse Specialty License Plates State of Texas     It took eleven months from the time the idea was formed until the plates are available to order, but Texas Veterans and current members of the Regiment with Texas residency will have 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment specialty license plates to put on their …

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E-News – July 2017

Trooper Down Sergeant Michael G. Mowry. Sergeant Mowry was born on October 9, 1955 and passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017. He was a resident of Webster, Texas at the time of passing. Following graduation from West High School in Davenport, he joined the U.S. Army; he served in 3rd Squadron, 11th ACR in …

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E-News – June 2017

Robert Brooking Daniels. Robert, age 69, of San Antonio, Texas, passed away peacefully on March 31, 2017 in San Antonio. "Brook" was born in Kyoto, Japan to Col. and Mrs. Robert J. Daniels, and he lived abroad much of his early life. He attended Valley Forge Military Academy and was a 1970 graduate of Texas …

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E-News – May 2017

Trooper Down Raymond J. Hollander. December 7, 1943-April 1, 2017. Raymond J. Hollander, 73, died April 1, 2017, after a gentle, kind, and honorable life. Born in Albany, NY, Ray served in Vietnam as a 1st Lieutenant in the 11th Armored Cavalry of the U.S. Army after receiving a BA at Villanova University. Also a …

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