Reunion Tidbits

Last call to get a bus seat for the Thursday, 2 June trip to Fort Irwin. We will spend most of the day visiting the Regiment at their home in the high desert. If you have not registered with Gene Johnson and want to make the Thursday trip, contact him at new Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – Spring, 2011

CSM CLINTON REISS BECOMES REGIMENT’S 19th RCSM The Blackhorse Association welcomes CSM Clinton J. Reiss, the 19th Regimental Sergeant Major of the Blackhorse. Allons! CSM Reiss’ Bio: Command Sergeant Major Clinton J. Reiss enlisted into the United States Army in November, 1984. He has held leadership positions as a Section Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – April, 2011

IMPORTANT REUNION INFORMATION: Hotel Reservations- Treasure Island Resort and Casino has graciously offered to extend our special reduced room rate period. Strongly encourage you to reserve your room now to take advantage of these special reduced rates. Reservations may be made by calling (800) 944-7444 or (888) 503-8999 Monday through Sunday 6am to 10pm Pacific Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – March 2011

IMPORTANT REUNION INFORMATION Troopers, I received an email from a member concerned with our announced room prices for the 2011 Blackhorse Family Reunion this June in Las Vegas. When making reservations the hotel will offer a package of added guest services for an additional $20 nightly. This offering is OPTIONAL. The only charges not shown Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – Febuary 2011

TROOPERS DOWN We are saddened to learn of the passing of several Troopers recently. Sgt Bill Davis, 11 ACR, RVN 1966 67 died in Columbia, Tennessee, 12 jan 11. Oaks & Nichols made arrangements _________________ The following correspondence informing the association of the passing of SGM Greg Frederick LaVigne was provided by his devoted wife, Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – January 2011

TROOPER DOWN We are saddened by the loss of Sgt. Bill Davis, RVN 1966-67. Bill passed away in Columbia, Tennessee on 11 January. Our thoughts and prayers are with and will continue to be with the Davis family at this difficult time. Oaks and Nichols Funeral Home handled the arrangements. This sad news reported to Read More »

Christmas 2010

BLACKHORSE REGIMENT CAVALRY MOTORCYCLES PLAYS SANTA FOR CHILDREN OF THE REGIMENTThe Blackhorse Regiment Cavalry Motorcycles Chapter (BHRCM) made their annual ride from all parts of California to Fort Irwin last week to deliver Christmas gifts to children of the Regiment. This has been a Christmas tradition of the BHRCM for several years now and is Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – December 2010

Greetings! The 2011 Blackhorse Family Reunion will be held from Wednesday, June 1st, through Sunday, June 5th, 2011, at Treasure Island Resort and Casino centrally located along the “strip” in Las Vegas. Treasure Island is almost next door to one of Las Vegas’ largest shopping malls. Our point man in Las Vegas is Gus Flangas, Read More »

Zirkle announcement

Warrior Down We have just learned of the passing of Arnold J Zirkle. He died on Nov 12 as a result of a massive heart attack. He was Regt HHT Cdr in 68-69. His funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday or Thursday of this week. The web address for the funeral home is www.tomblynfuneralhome.comopens in Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – October 2010

A MUST-SEE TALK AND BOOK SIGNING AT UPCOMING AUSA CONVENTION IN WASHINGTON Our friend Bill Haponski tells us of a must-see event at the upcoming annual convention of AUSA: Meet the author by Geneviève de Galard, author of The Angel of Dien Bien Phu: The Sole French Woman at the Decisive Read More »

Website migration notice

Greetings! Fellow members, we will begin some much needed upgrades to our website at beginning this week. The work will continue for about three weeks. We will try and minimize the down time while Jess, our web architect, migrates us to a faster more intuitive platform. For the most part, Read More »

Sept 23 2010

Greetings! Reunion planning is near complete but we have completed our contract with our reunion hotel, Treasure Island Casino and Resort on the “strip” in Las Vegas. You may begin now to reserve your room at the special reunion rate by calling 1-800-944-7444 or 1-888-503-8999 Monday through Sunday 6am to 10pm Pacific Time. Our Group Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – September 2010

Greetings! I won’t bang on too long here but there are several items I need to get out to you. First, a sad weekend as we learned of the loss of MSG (Ret) Leland Tabb. Leland fought a tough battle with brain cancer and passed on to Fiddler’s Green last week. Leland Tabb was a Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – August 2010

Trooper Down We are saddened at the loss of David Eugene Miller who died July 10, 2010 at the VA Hospital in Leavenworth, KS due to cancer. David was a SPC in 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment in Vietnam from ’67 to ’69. David Miller was awarded two Bronze Star Medals and the Purple Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – July 2010

Greetings! We all had a wonderful time in Houston last week at our Blackhorse Family Reunion. Glenn Allardyce and the superb team from the Houston/Southeast Texas Chapter absolutely out did themselves to make us all feel at home. I would be remiss if I did not acknowledge those who worked so long and hard to Read More »


2010 Blackhorse Association Scholarships recipients The Blackhorse Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2010 Blackhorse Association Scholarships. Each recipient’s university will receive $3,000 to help defray the costs of their education. The Scholarship Committee composed of Lois Hurt (Houston, Texas), Dick Leibert (Houston, Texas), Ernie Ford (North Pole, Alaska) and Pete Walter Read More »

Final deadline

LAST CHANCE FOR HOUSTON REUNION HOTEL DISCOUNT The Westin Oaks has a special reservation rate until Midnight, 7 June 2010 (THAT IS TONIGHT!) Be sure to call our reunion hotel, Westin Oaks at (888) 627-8514 to make your room reservations at our Blackhorse Association special price of $110 nightly. The normal pricing is $265 nightly. Read More »

Extended Deadline May 2010

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR HOUSTON REUNION HOTEL DISCOUNT The Westin Oaks has extended our special reservation rate until Midnight, 7 June 2010 Be sure to call our reunion hotel, Westin Oaks at (888) 627-8514 to make your room reservations at our Blackhorse Association special price of $110 nightly. The normal pricing is $265 nightly. So, you Read More »


DEADLINE FOR HOUSTON REUNION DISCOUNT COMING IN FOUR DAYS Be sure to call our reunion hotel, Westin Oaks at (888) 627-8514 to make your room reservations at our Blackhorse Association special price of $110 nightly. This special reunion price is only available until Midnight, 24 May 2010 The normal pricing is $265 nightly. So, call Read More »