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E-News – July 2019

Warning Order! 2020 Reunion

Below are the four W’s for our next Reunion. More to follow as we get details, but mark your calendar and please lock in these dates.

When: June 3-7, 2020
Where: Hotel Elegante, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Why: 50th Anniversary for the Blackhorse Association
Who: All BHA members and invited guests


Video of Bad Hersfeld at Christmas 2017

Below is a 2017 video of Christmas in Bad Hersfeld. For those who served at or have
visited Bad Hersfeld, you should recognize many of the sites. Enjoy.

Check out the video here.


Follow Up to the Obituary for Volker Bausch

We recently did an E-News special on the passing of our great friend and supporter, Volker Bausch, of the Point Alpha Foundation. Below is a photo of him receiving his certificate as an honorary member of the Blackhorse Regiment; this was presented at Point Alpha.


Thanks to Craig Birchard for tracking this down and sending it to us.


Link to the Point Alpha Foundation

Below is a Facebook link to the Point Alpha Foundation. The site contains some great photos and video presentations. It’s well worth a visit.
Visit the Point Alpha Facebook page via this link.


Reunion AAR Survey

As in past years, we have created a survey to obtain feedback on the reunion. Please take a few minutes and complete the following survey so that we can make each reunion better than the previous one.

Take ther survey here.


1st Annual BHA Northwest Regional Mini-Reunion
When: August 17, 2019
Where: 14409 State Route 507 Southeast; Yelm, WA 98597 Who: All former and current troopers and family are invited Why: Fellowship


  • Days Inn by Wyndham Lacey Olympia Area; 8200 Quinault Dr. NE, Lacey, WA 98516
  • 360-339-5409
  • 70 per night; also working a group rate. Inform them you are with the Blackhorse Association.


  • BBQ provided by Roger Evenson. (He needs a good headcount by August 10.)
  • Please bring side dishes.
  • Beverages: BYOB
POC is Roger Evenson:
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