Special Update: Blackhorse Association Family Reunion

2020 Reunion Cancellation Based on the Coronavirus risk, the Association’s board has decided to cancel the 2020 Blackhorse Family Reunion.  As such, the next formal reunion will be the 2021 Blackhorse Family reunion, in San Antonio, Texas from June 2, 2021 to June 5, 2021.  More information on the 2021 reunion will be released in Read More »

Important Changes to the 2020 Blackhorse Association Family Reunion

2020 Reunion Cancellation Based on the Coronavirus risk, the Association’s board has decided to cancel the 2020 Blackhorse Family Reunion.  As such, the next formal reunion will be the 2021 Blackhorse Family reunion, in San Antonio, Texas from June 2, 2021 to June 5, 2021.  More information on the 2021 reunion will be released in Read More »

E-News – March 2020

Troopers Down James Dale Hershey II, Vietnam War Veteran and a kind man, died unexpectedly of natural causes on January 24, 2019, in Azusa, CA. James was born February 8, 1951 in Litchfield, MN to Lois Helen Lindeen-Hershey and James Dale Hershey I. Jim embraced life to the fullest. Jim earned good grades throughout school. Read More »

E-News – February 2020

Due to the time-sensitivity of the last-two items, we are sending you our February E-News a little early. A Note from a Scholarship Recipient Hello, My name is Niko Ambrose and I am a senior at Old Dominion University. In the last few years, I have been blessed to have won one of your Blackhorse Read More »

Funeral Services – Colonel Kurt Norman

Funeral Services have been scheduled for Colonel (Ret.) Kurt Norman, who passed away on August 28, 2019. Colonel Norman served the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment as Commander of 1st Squadron and as its Regimental Executive Officer. Services will be held on January 21, 2020 at 8:45 a.m. in the Old Post Chapel at Fort Myer, Read More »

E-News – January 2020

Christa Martha Harkins (December 22, 1936 to December 9, 2019). Christa Harkins, 82, of Sun City Center, FL, passed away on Monday, December 9, 2019. A native of Fulda, Germany, she had resided here since coming from Germany in 1994. She was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Sun City Center; Caloosa Country Read More »

E-News – December 2019

A Great Example of Blackhorse Pride Michael Black (goosebouncer.mb@gmail.com) had the spare tire cover below created through Tirecovers.com for $85. He states “On the homepage, there will be a category tab to click on. 2nd line down will be the custom page to click. Then just follow the instructions from there.” __________________________ The Latest from Read More »

11th ACR Blackhorse Newsletter

This past rotation 3rd Cavalry Regiment has the privilege of engaging another Cavalry Regiment in battle. The Troopers of 3CR provided the Blackhorse Regiment a tough fight, but we were able to emerge victorious yet again. We made the Brave Rifles force prepared for combat because you remain disciplined masters of the fundamentals who know Read More »

E-News – November 2019

Membership Update We want to thank everyone for their patience in recent months when we suspended membership operations and migrated to a professional database. As a result, our operations will be more efficient and help us keep better track of our members and supporters. Since we resumed membership functions in October, many of you have Read More »

E-News Special – Christian Redman

Trooper Down – Christian Redman Christian Redman (C Troop, 1986-1989) passed away on October 5, 2019 after a three-year fight with cancer. He served in the Border Legion as a 19D Scout, first in C Troop and then at Border Operations. Chris was an accomplished Bradley crewman and gunner, and he was known for his Read More »

E-News – October 2019

Trooper Down Colonel Kurt Dexter Philip Norman (US Army Ret.), 67, passed away August 28, 2019 following a two-year battle with glioblastoma in Watertown, NY. A veteran of Operation Desert Storm, Colonel Norman commanded the 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and was the Chief of Staff for the US Army Training and Doctrine Command Read More »

E-News – August 2019

Blackhorse Association Membership Processing & Management System The Blackhorse Association is currently updating our membership management, fundraising, and database processes from an archaic and manual process that utilized separately maintained spreadsheets. We are undertaking this work to enhance our ability to more accurately and effectively support our members. Our volunteer officers and staff operate in Read More »

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 _________________________  Read More »

Coming up: 1st Annual BHA Northwest Regional mini-reunion

What:  1st Annual BHA Northwest Regional mini-reunion When:  17 Aug 2019 Where:   14409 State Route 507 Southeast, Yelm, WA 98597 Who:  All former and current troopers and family are invited Why:  Fellowship Service and Support: Lodging:  Days Inn by Wyndham Lacey Olympia Area, 8200 Quinault Dr NE, Lacey, WA 98516•(360) 339-5409  $70 per night.  Read More »

Blackhorse Special Edition: The passing of Volker Bausch.

Blackhorse Special Edition: The Loss of One of the Greatest Supporters Of The Blackhorse – Volker Bausch Point Alpha Foundation and The Blackhorse Association mourn the death of Volker Bausch, March 7, 1951 – June 25, 2019.   The obituary below was provided by Danny Chahbouni, Research Associate, Point Alpha Read More »

E-News – June 2019

1901 Blackhorse Whiskey The following is from the MG (Ret.) Terry Tucker, President of the Cavalry and Armor Association: Fewer than 100 bottles remain. Expect zero balance by mid-summer. We have decided to offer an additional 420 bottles after the current inventory is depleted. Will make minor changes to the label. Should be available by Read More »

E-News – May 2019

Update: The Last Ride of Chris Redman Below is an extract from a much longer piece on The Last Ride of Chris Redman.This was prepared by the organizer of the event, Gary D. Cuda, H Co 2/11th ACR. The complete version of this memorable event, with many photos, can be found in our archive. From Read More »

E-News Special 2019 Reunion Update – Las Vegas, Nevada

30 Years after the Fall of the Iron Curtain The focus this year is on the anniversary of the fall of the Iron Curtain (both the Berlin Wall and the Border fortifications that separated East and West Germany. We encourage all who served during the Regiment’s time on the Border to join us for a Read More »