Blackhorse E-News – October, 2012

Chapter News ________________________________________________________ The next Houston/SE Texas Chapter of the Blackhorse Association meeting will be Monday night, 22 October at Goode County Texas Barbecue on the Katy Freeway in Houston, Texas. The meeting will start at 6:30 pm upstairs in the balcony area. Buy your barbecue downstairs and come upstairs at 6:30 – 7:00 for Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – September, 2012

FORMER REGIMENTAL COMMANDER TO RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS CAVALRY AWARD Thibodaux, Louisiana – Brigadier General John Sherman Crow (Retired) has been selected as a 2012 recipient of the prestigious Order of Saint George, Gold Medallion for his years of outstanding service to Armor and Cavalry and his untiring support to the United States Cavalry, the Armor Association, Read More »

Special notice: COL Laughlin new Chief of Armor

COL Paul J. Laughlin II, the 53rd Colonel of the Regiment, today became the 47th Chief of Armor as he assumed command of The Armor School at Fort Benning, Georgia. In attendance was MG (ret) Terry Tucker, the 56th Colonel of the Regiment. The Blackhorse Association community congratulates COL Laughlin on yet another great accomplishment.

Blackhorse E-News – August, 2012

Trooper Down – SFC Jeremy R. Gonzalez (1st Squadron)Sgt. First Class Jeremy R. Gonzalez, 38, of Lawton, Oklahoma, formerly of Manlius, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at his residence. Services were held in Illinois on July 7th and 8th. Immediately following high school, SFC Gonzalez began his life-long military career with the Illinois Read More »

Memorial service for Neal Keltner

Trooper Down Here is the info for the Memorial service for Neal Keltner: MAC Center Texas A and M College Station, Texas July 28th 1:30 PM

Northern California Blackhorse Potluck/BBQ 2012

Saturday, AUGUST 11, 20121100 – ??? Slidehill Park2850 Temple Dr., Davis, CA. 95618 Everyone is welcome to join us for a casual picnic in the park. Bring something to BBQ, something to share (salad, dessert, or munchies) and your beverage of choice. Directions:I-80 to Davis. Take the Mace Blvd exit. Go North, around bend (Mace Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – July, 2012

Trooper Down: Neil Keltner Memorial, Arlington, VA Arrangements have been made for the burial of Neil’s ashes at Arlington National Cemetery on August 7, 2012 at 1 p.m. We are sorry for the lateness of this information and any inconvenience it may have caused, but details from Arlington were slow coming. Please send out this Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – May, 2012

TROOPER DOWN: We are saddened to learn of the passing of Neil Keltner who deployed with the Regiment to Vietnam in September 1966. Neil commanded 1st Platoon, Troop C, 1st Squadron in Vietnam and was one of our most highly decorated soldiers. He was the first member of the Blackhorse in Vietnam to be awarded Read More »

Gowrie Obit

Trooper Down We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Francis “Frank” Gowrie. An iconic Blackhorse soldier and NYPD legend, Frank died Saturday, 28 April with his loving family by his side. General Doc Bahnsen has provided service arrangements as follows: Viewing: Stutzman Funeral Home 224-39 Jamaica Avenue Queens Village, NY 11428 (718) Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – April, 2012

FAREWELL AND WELCOMEThe Blackhorse Association salutes the 19th RCSM, Clinton Reiss for his outstanding leadership of the soldiers of the Regiment and we extend a warm welcome to the 20th RCSM, Stephen Travers who assumed his responsibilities on 10 April. ___________________________________________________ 2012 BLACKHORSE REUNION Our annual family reunion is taking shape. Come prepared to enjoy Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – March, 2012

In this issue: INTERMENT SERVICE FOR 1SG KIRBY HUNTER – SFC RODNEY J. T. YANO MEMORIAL DEDICATION CEREMONY – COLONEL JIMMIE LEACH MEMORIAL DEDICATION CEREMONY – BOOKS ABOUT BLACKHORSE – UPCOMING HOEDOWN and more . . . ___________________________________ INTERMENT SERVICE FOR 1SG KIRBY HUNTER Kirby’s daughter, Angela Hunter Goodman extends an invitation to all Blackhorse Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – February, 2012

In this issue: Happy Birthday to Blackhorse – SFC Rodney J. T. Yano Memorial – Phil Keith’s Blackhorse Riders and other books of interest – Schlarship info – Hoedown – more . . . ___________________________________ HAPPY 111th BIRTHDAY TO THE BLACKHORSE REGIMENT! To celebrate, join us on our newly improved website being propagated to the Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – January, 2012

TROOPER DOWN We learned recently of the passing of another of our finest. James Hill, an active member and supporter of the Blackhorse Regiment Cavalry Motorcycles (BHRCM) and the association, joined his brothers at Fiddler’s Green. Our thoughts and prayers remain with the Hill family and the entire BHRCM family. Rest easy Brother. _____________________________________________________ ADDRESS Read More »

Vissers obit

TROOPER DOWN Don Snedeker reports from today’s (21 Dec ’11) Washington Post Obit that Christian Frank Vissers has passed away. He served with Delta Company in 1968-1969. A service is scheduled for Friday, 23 Dec. 2011 in Ellicot City, Maryland and burial will be at West Point at a later date. “Allons and see you Read More »

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 Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – November, 2011

UPDATE ON SERVICES FOR JOHN B. WHITEHEAD III Services for John B. Whitehead III have been confirmed for the Old Post Chapel, Arlington National Cemetery for 1 December 2011 at 12:45 PM. _____________________________________________________ IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING BLACKHORSE SCHOLARSHIPS: The following students have not claimed their Fall 2011 Blackhorse Scholarship payment and we have been unable Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – October, 2011

BLACKHORSE NEWSLETTER AVAILABLE ELECTRONICALLY VIA E-NEWS The Blackhorse Newsletter, published and mailed twice annually is now available through our Blackhorse E-News medium. Significant cost savings will accrue by reducing printing and mailing costs. Currently, our greatest operating expense is in the area of printing and mailing the newsletter. Please take this opportunity to elect to Read More »

Northern California Blackhorse Potluck/BBQ

Northern California Blackhorse Potluck/BBQ Everyone is welcome to join us for a casual picnic in the park. Bring something to BBQ, something to share (salad, dessert, or munchies) and your beverage of choice. Saturday, October 1, 2011 1100 Slidehill Park2850 Temple DriveDavis, CA. 95618 Click here for a Google Map. Directions: Read More »