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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Blackhorse E-Newsletter July 2009

President’s E-News, July 2009- FULDA REUNION On behalf of of the Blackhorse Association and the 14th Cavalry Association I thank the many members of the Border Legion Regiments for all the work associated with such a great 2009 reunion. Glenn Snodgrass, Tom Smart, Steve Steininger, Bob Sunell, Wes Walters, Bob Grossman, Dave Cowan, John Botts, Read More »

Blackhorse E-Newsletter June 2009

President’s E-News Message: Not too late to join us at the Fulda Reunion. Email Glenn Snodgrass for details at jgs525@cox.net or visit our website at www.blackhorse.org at the Programs/Reunion Link. Added info may be found at the Reunion Committee’s website at www.blackhorse.com. Hope to see you in Fulda 23 through 28 June. Over 15,000 of Read More »

Blackhorse E-Newsletter May 2009

President’s E-News Message: Not too late to join us at the Fulda Reunion. Email Glenn Snodgrass for details at jgs525@cox.net or visit our website at www.blackhorse.org at the Programs/Reunion Link. Added info may be found at the Reunion Committee’s website at www.blackhorse.com. Hope to see you in Fulda 23 through 28 June. Over 15,000 of Read More »

Special Edition of the Blackhorse E-Newsletter

TWO MONTHS FROM THE BORDER LEGION REUNION IN GERMANY Final preparations are being made for the reunion in Bad Hersfeld, Bad Kissingen and Fulda on June 24th to 28th!! The 24th and 25th will feature local reminiscing, visits to our former kasernes, sightseeing and evening dinners at local gasthauses in each of our former towns. Read More »

Blackhorse E-Newsletter April 2009

E-NEWS FROM THE PRESIDENT- Dear Members, I received the letter below from the CG, USAARMC and Fort Knox regarding the relocation of the Home of Armor from Fort Knox to Fort Benning. The Army is amalgamating The Home of Infantry and The Home of Armor at Fort Benning into The Home of Maneuver. This restructuring Read More »

Blackhorse E-Newsletter March 2009

President’s E-Sitrep- March ’09 I’m sure many of you are tired of my somewhat lengthy epistles each month so this E-Sitrep will be short and to the point-Cavalry style. 1. Scholarship Program- Parents with eligible children need to help their children review the scholarship offerings of the Association and get their application postmarked by 1 Read More »

Blackhorse E-Newsletter February 2009

This E-News is distributed to remind the 3500 members in our email address book of important information concerning the Association: The 2009 Scholarship offerings to eligible and deserving children of the Blackhorse will consist of our traditional $6,000 scholarships and for the first time, The Blackhorse Scholars Scholarship, which is a full scholarship with a Read More »

Blackhorse E-Newsletter January 2009

2008 has been a very busy, exciting and productive year for your Association. Your Officers, Directors and Staff have done a brilliant job of taking us through the transition laid out by the membership at the Las Vegas Reunion. We have again been able to publish the Blackhorse Newsletter and we will continue to publish Read More »