Blackhorse E-News – December, 2011

TROOPER DOWN

We are saddened to report the passing of 1SG Kirby Hunter. Kirby’s daughter, Angela Hunter Goodman, has requested Blackhorse troopers in the Fort Knox, Radcliff, Elizabethtown and Louisville area join the Hunter family at the Fort Knox Veterans Cemetery for services on March 8, 2012.

We will provide the time of the service when it is available. Angela’s contact info is: agoodman64@hotmail.comopens in a new window.

Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the Hunter family during this difficult period.

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ARLINGTON SERVICES FOR GENERAL DONN STARRY

Services for the 41st Colonel will be held at Old Post Chapel, Arlington National Cemetery on 11 January 2012 at 1230 hours.

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MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HOLIDAY GOOD WISHES

The Blackhorse Association Officers and Directors extend Christmas and Holiday greetings to the entire Blackhorse family. Thank you for your support and may each of you enjoy a perfect 2012.

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2012 WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA REUNION

Glenn Snodgrass and his great crew have planned an interesting reunion during the period June 7 – 10, 2012. Please register early so the planners can insure our meetings and banquet halls are of adequate size to accommodate the various events. Our attendance numbers are growing each year and we need good estimates of attendance in order to insure we do not over commit for the various event venues. It is also recommended that you reserve your hotel room early. The hotel has a very satisfactory cancellation policy. More detailed reunion information is posted at www.blackhorse.comopens in a new window. Notice—- that is ".com". The same information may be found on our website at the Programs/Reunion Link at www.blackhorse.orgopens in a new window.

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ANNUAL FUNDRAISER MAIL-OUTS

You should have received your annual fundraiser mail-outs. This operations fund fundraiser is the event that permits the association to survive. If you have misplaced your donation form and return envelope and wish to be an active supporter of your association, mail your donation to Don Wicks, 1807 Hunt Avenue, Richland, WA 99352 and he will insure you are included in the reunion drawing.

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