Blackhorse E-News – May 2010

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR HOUSTON REUNION ATTENDEES 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 $260 nightly. So, call soon to get Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – May 2010

Fellow Blackhorse Troopers and Friends of the Regiment, The planning for our 2010 Blackhorse Family Reunion in Houston, Texas is well along. This reunion is shaping up to be a great event, located in Houston’s Galleria Shopping/Restaurant/Entertainment Complex. This reunion will feature a number of activities and opportunities to remember our days with the Regiment, Read More »

US Armor Association Reunion Agenda

LAST ARMOR CONFERENCE AT FORT KNOX Greetings! Most of you received information of Fort Knox’s last Armor Conference some time back. This information is intended to update you on the events scheduled on Saturday, 15 May ’10 through Monday, 17 May ’10 just prior to the Tuesday, 18 May ’10 kick-off of the last Armor Read More »

Last 11th ACR Patrol 20th Anniversary Celebration at Point Alpha

Article by S.R Steininger, Photos from numerous open sources On a cold, blustery Spring day last month – much like those so many of us older Blackhorse troopers can personally recall – several hundred visitors and distinguished guests gathered at the former US Border camp, Observation Point Alpha, near Rasdorf, Germany. It was March 31, Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – March 2010

BLACKHORSE REGIMENT CAVALRY MOTORCYCLES (BHRCM) CHAPTER NEWS The BHRCM, headed by Beau Richards out of Burbank, CA has updated their website at BHRCM.com for all to enjoy. It is an outstanding website with some very interesting Blackhorse history videos and an array of pictures of the chapter’s recent visits to the Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – January / February 2010 Edition

Greetings! Messages from the President: Happy New Year! Another great year as we continue to revitalize our Blackhorse Association. It’s been a pleasure to work with the outstanding Officers, Directors and Staff provided me by the membership last year. And, I am ever so pleased to report that because of their efforts, the state of Read More »

Lt Bates Special Memorial Service info

Fellow Blackhorse Troopers, I just spoke with Mike’s wife, Linda, the memorial service will be at the First United Methodist Church of Bedford at 1:00 PM on Sunday February 14th. Location:1245 Bedford Rd.Bedford, Texas 76021http://www.fumcbedford.com/ Linda expressed to me that she would like to have as many Blackhorse Troopers there as possible. Please pass this Read More »

Lt Bates Special Memorial Service info

It is my sad duty to inform you of the death of one of the 11th Cavalry’s most heroic soldiers, former LT Mike Bates. Mike died on 3 Feb 2010 after a long battle with cancer in Watauga, TX Mike flew and fought in the Air Cavalry Troop in 1968 and 1969. He flew as Read More »

SGT Helman Roman

Injured Blackhorse Trooper, SGT Helman Roman will be a Guest of Honor at the President’s State of the Union address tonight in Washington D.C. SGT Roman will be proudly displaying his Blackhorse patch. Please be sure to tune in. Allons! and Blackhorse Forever! John Sherman CrowPresidentThe Blackhorse Association

Armor Conference

The last Armor Conference, now called the Armor Warfighting Conference, is slated for the period Saturday, 15 May 2010 to Thursday 20 May 2010. Future conferences will be in the form of the Mechanized Center of Excellence Warfighting Conference at Fort Benning. The plan is for this conference period to be a “Super Reunion” for Read More »

The passing of Brigadier General James Herbert (Jimmie) Leach

In regards to the info below: In our haste to let the Blackhorse family know of our 40th Colonel’s passing we added an article after the obiturary with numberous quotes but with no recognition of the author. I have communicated with the author, Dr. Matt Hermes and apologized for the oversight. Dr. Hermes accepted our Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – December 2009

These are the final days to order at www.blackhorsestore.org to receive your Blackhorse merchandise in time for Christmas! There is a wide selection of new 11th ACR memorabilia, clothing and other merchandise items available on our site. Don’t forget that our long term web store objective is to provide scholarship funds Read More »

Final days to order at the Blackhorse Store – Blackhorse Association News

These are the final days to order at www.blackhorsestore.org to receive your Blackhorse merchandise in time for Christmas! There is a wide selection of new 11th ACR memorabilia, clothing and other merchandise items available on our site. Don’t forget that our long term web store objective is to provide scholarship funds Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – November 30, 2009

Messages from the President: 1. 2010 Reunion Special- Our reunion hosts from the Houston area will be offering a special Regimental print commissioned specifically for this reunion. Stay tuned for more news on what is fast becoming one of the finest Blackhorse Family Reunions ever. 2. Silent Auction items for the 9 to 13 June Read More »

Blackhorse E-News – October 21 2009

The entire Blackhorse family stands proudly with our A Troop comrades for their heroic action on 26 March 1970. This week President Obama presented them with the “Presidential Unit Citation” for their extraordinary heroism and exemplary performance of duty 39 years ago in Vietnam. Their commander then, Captain John Poindexter, and many of his Troopers Read More »

White House Ceremony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 16, 2009 President Obama to Honor Recipients of the Presidential Unit Citation WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, October 20th at 11:45 am EST, the President will hold a recognition ceremony to honor Troop A, First Squadron, 11th Armored Combat Regiment of the U.S. Army, recipients of the Presidential Unit Citation for actions in Read More »

Sep 25 2009 (new format)

One of the more interesting ideas proposed, discussed and later approved at the General Membership Meeting in Fulda was to increase our focus on programs that support the Troopers actively serving the Regiment. We would like this to be “The Year of the Regiment”. The following initiatives have already been started: We will increase the Read More »

Blackhorse E-Newsletter August 2009

President’s Message- July 2009 What a great week at the Fulda Reunion. Over 250 members gathered for a wonderful week to renew friendships and to freely walk the old border trace that you and over 100,000 of your fellow troopers protected for almost a half century. The Lord Mayor of Fulda and the Mayors of Read More »

Blackhorse E-Newsletter August 2009

President’s Message- July 2009 What a great week at the Fulda Reunion. Over 250 members gathered for a wonderful week to renew friendships and to freely walk the old border trace that you and over 100,000 of your fellow troopers protected for almost a half century. The Lord Mayor of Fulda and the Mayors of Read More »