2008 Blackhorse E-Newsletter #1-JAN 07

JOE GALLOWAY TO BE BLACKHORSE REUNION 2008 GUEST SPEAKER!

Mr. Joe Galloway, recently retired senior military correspondent for Knight Ridder Newspapers and co-author of the national bestselling book, later made into the critically acclaimed Hollywood movie We were Soldiers Once…and Young, has accepted the Blackhorse Association’s invitation to be the Blackhorse Reunion’s Guest Speaker. Come join us as Mr. Galloway recounts his experiences and shares observations garnered during a writing career spanning 42 years of military coverage. See his biography on www.blackhorse.orgopens in a new window for further details and sign up for the reunion today!
Joe
Register Now for the 2008 Blackhorse Reunion-Las Vegas!

Blackhorse troopers, family and friends!

You are cordially invited to attend the 2008 Blackhorse Reunion-Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada from 15 – 18 May 2008. Hosted by The Blackhorse Association, this reunion is open to all past and present TROOPERS who have served with the Regiment as well as their family members and guests. Please consider joining with fellow Blackhorse troopers from all eras of the Regiment’s service!

See below for details or visit our website at: www.blackhorse.orgopens in a new window

 

In This Issue of The Blackhorse E-Newsletter
Blackhorse Scholarship Fundraiser
Thank you to our donors!
Deployed Troopers
2008 Reunion-Las Vegas
New Blackhorse Members

 
Happy New Year From the Blackhorse Association!
We would like to remind our Blackhorse troopers past and present that all donations made to the Scholarship Fund will be matched up to $100,000 by an anonymous donor for the next four years. Please help us reach our yearly goal so that we can continue our mission of support to our Regiment.

Donations can be made by mail, phone or over the Internet.

If you want to donate via mail, the address is:

The Blackhorse Association
Attn: Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 10423
Fort Irwin, CA 92310
If you want to donate by phone, please call 760-380-4800
If you would like to donate online, visit our store website at

www.blackhorsestore.orgopens in a new window

For more information please feel free to e-mail Alex Silverman at alex.silverman@blackhorse.orgopens in a new window

 

A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR 2007 DONORS!

MR JOHN B POINDEXTER

MR MARK S EARNEST
MR KEITH H NUCKELS
MR PETER L WALTER
BG (RET) THOMAS E WHITE
MR & MRS GENE JOHNSON
MR & MRS GLENN ALLARDYCE
JAMES & DEBORAH TREVINO
LTG (RET) JOHN W MCENERY
WILLIAM SHUGRUE (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
MR & MRS ROBERT G FOX
BG (RET) & MRS STAN F CHERRIE (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
CSM (RET) & MRS DAVID M COWAN (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
MR & MRS COX (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
MS LINDA M MUSA (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
COL & MRS JOHN M HOUSE (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
MS LYNN TORREY (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
DAWN PHILLIPS RODRIGUEZ (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
RONALD & SUSAN JEBAILY (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
MR JEFF ALBERT (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
MR & MRS NICHOLAS L SCHENO (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
MR. PHILLIP C MOCK (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
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11TH ARMORED CAVALRY VETERANS OF VIETNAM & CAMBODIA
GENERAL DYNAMICS
BG (RET) JOHN SHERMAN CROW
MAJ JEREMY R DOBOS
GERALD W GULLEY

COL (RET) & MRS ROBERT D HURT

MR ROBERT F GROSSMAN
MR HERMAN G STOGNER
MR CHARLES L JOINER
MR MIKE HARDEN
MR & MRS DALE BROWN
COL (RET) & MRS GLENN SNODGRASS
LTG (RET) & MRS JOHN L BALLANTYNE
COL (RET) & MRS. JOHN R BAER
MRS FRANCES G JONES
COL (RET) & MRS ROBERT KELSO
COL ROBERT B AKAM
MR & MRS RICHARD LEIBERT
MR JERRY HENSLEY
MR CHARLES T DODGE
MSG (RET) FRANCIS X GOWRIE JR
MR EAMONN MCGEADY III
BG (RET) & MRS JOHN C BAHNSEN
MG & MRS GUY C SWAN III
LTC BRENT E BARNES
LTG (RET) WALT ULMER
BG (RET) & MRS JAMES LEACH
MR DEE CUTTELL
MR JERRY WILLIAMSON
MR PAUL LUNARDE
MR GLENN ELSING
MR JOHN HIEN
MR ARTHUR CANEY
MR RALPH HARTING
* IF YOUR NAME DOES NOT APPEAR ABOVE AND YOU CONTRIBUTED TO THE BLACKHORSE ASSOCIATION IN 2007, PLEASE CONTACT US SO THAT WE MAY CORRECT THE DEFICIENCY AT: SCHOLARSHIP@BLACKHORSE.ORGopens in a new window

 

 

Blackhorse Association Makes Charitable Impact in 2007!

 

– Thanks to your support , The Blackhorse Association was able to provide over $12,000 in charitable support to its Scholarship and Soldier Support Programs.
– In December 2007, we provided nearly $6500 in support of the active Blackhorse Regiment at Fort Irwin for Family Readiness Groups and the Regimental Christmas Ball.
– In the New Year, please remember those Blackhorse troopers who are overseas actively fighting the war on terror. Please keep the 58 Engineer Company and all individual Blackhorse Soldiers who are currently serve on Advisory Teams in Iraq and Afghanistan in your thoughts and prayers.
– You can support the 58th Engineers, who recently deployed on their third combat tour to Iraq, by sending care packages to the following address:

 

The Blackhorse Association

Attn: 58th EN CO Care Package
PO Box 10423
Fort Irwin, CA 92310

 

 

2008 Blackhorse Reunion Agenda & Details

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Further details: The 2008 Blackhorse Reunion-Las Vegas will be held at the Southpoint Hotel & Casino, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd South Las Vegas, NV 89183. Registration and all major social activities will be held at this location. Rooms have been set aside for reunion attendees at a rate of $120 per night from 15 – 18 May 2008.

For reservations at the Southpoint Hotel & Casino, call 866-791-7626, or visit their website at www.southpointcasino.comopens in a new window Use the group reservation code: BLA0515nd use the group code “BLA0515”

 

Agenda for the reunion:
Thursday, 15 May: 0800-1800 Registration for early arrivals at
Southpoint Hotel & Casino
Friday, 16 May: 0700-1800 Visit to the Blackhorse Museum at
Fort Irwin
1900-2200 Casual evening social at the
Southpoint Hotel & Casino
Saturday, 17 May: 0900-1100 General Membership Meeting
1300-1400 Memorial Service
1800-1900 Cocktail Hour
1900-2330 Reunion Banquet at Southpoint Hotel
Ballroom
Sunday, 18 May: 0800-0900 Church services
0800-1300 Golf Tournament at
Sunrise Vista Golf Course
0800-1200 Farewells & Check-out


Registration fee is $75 for adults and $30 for children 12 and under who do not attend the banquet. This fee covers reunion mementos, hors d’oeuvres at the Friday icebreaker social, and the Saturday Banquet with wine.

Please complete the registration form (downloadable at www.blackhorse.orgopens in a new window ) and make checks payable to “2008 Blackhorse Reunion-Las Vegas” You can also register online with your credit card at: www.blackhorsestore.orgopens in a new window

Attendee transportation, including airfare, rental car, and lodging must be organized separately.

For more information, see www.blackhorse.orgopens in a new window or contact Reunion Registration via email at reunion@blackhorse.orgopens in a new window or via phone at (760) 380-4800

 

Where & When
Southpoint Hotel & Casino
9777 Las Vegas Blvd South

Las Vegas, Nevada 89183
15-18 May, 2008

Check out the New Blackhorse Association Website!

The Blackhorse Association has a new website at: www.blackhorse.orgopens in a new window Visit the website frequently for all the latest updates on the Blackhorse Regiment and its regimental association, The Blackhorse Association. Visit today and tell you Blackhorse friends and family!

Come Visit the Blackhorse Association’s Sutlery Gift Shop for all your holiday needs!

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We carry all products Blackhorse! You can also register for this year’s reunion in Las Vegas or donate to the Association’s charitable mission through our website. Please visit our new store website for this month’s specials and our new Blackhorse inventory.
For more information regarding the store:
760-380-4800

 

Welcome New Blackhorse Association Members!

 

Karl Harness

David Molina Nunez

Mark Orlandi
* If you recently joined the Association and your name does not appear above, please contact us so that we can correct the deficiency at: membership@blackhorse.orgopens in a new window