E-News – September 2017

Troopers Down Jack W. Dice, Colonel, United States Army (Ret.), 1937- 2017. On August 24, 2017, Jack lost his battle with Alzheimer’s and joined The Long Grey Line. Following in his father’s footsteps, Jack graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1960, beginning a proud and dedicated 25-year service to his Read More »

E-News – August 2017

Blackhorse Specialty License Plates State of Texas It took eleven months from the time the idea was formed until the plates are available to order, but Texas Veterans and current members of the Regiment with Texas residency will have 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment specialty license plates to put on their personal vehicles. These license plates Read More »

E-News – July 2017

Trooper Down Sergeant Michael G. Mowry. Sergeant Mowry was born on October 9, 1955 and passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017. He was a resident of Webster, Texas at the time of passing. Following graduation from West High School in Davenport, he joined the U.S. Army; he served in 3rd Squadron, 11th ACR in Read More »

E-News – June 2017

  Robert Brooking Daniels. Robert, age 69, of San Antonio, Texas, passed away peacefully on March 31, 2017 in San Antonio. “Brook” was born in Kyoto, Japan to Col. and Mrs. Robert J. Daniels, and he lived abroad much of his early life. He attended Valley Forge Military Academy and was a 1970 graduate of Read More »

E-News – May 2017

Trooper Down Raymond J. Hollander. December 7, 1943-April 1, 2017. Raymond J. Hollander, 73, died April 1, 2017, after a gentle, kind, and honorable life. Born in Albany, NY, Ray served in Vietnam as a 1st Lieutenant in the 11th Armored Cavalry of the U.S. Army after receiving a BA at Villanova University. Also a Read More »

E-News – April 2017

Blackhorse Trooper Honored On behalf of Warrior Outreach, we are proud to announce that the Atlanta Braves organization has chosen our founder, Command Sergeant Major (ret.) Samuel M. Rhodes Sr., as a Community Hero. CSM Rhodes will be honored at the May 1, 2017 Brave vs. Mets game at Braves Stadium, which is located at Read More »

E-News – March 2017

Trooper Down RONALD B. SCHMIDT, COLONEL US ARMY RETIRED I have written my own obituary so that I can say goodbye to my relatives and friends. I died on February 28, 2017 of multiple complications. I was born in Youngstown, Ohio, along with my twin, Don, on July 17, 1939 to Mildred K. and William Read More »

E-News – February 2017

New Honorary Colonel of the Regiment I am honored to announce that the 56th Colonel of the Blackhorse, Terry Tucker, has volunteered once again to serve the Blackhorse as the Honorary Colonel of the Regiment. He will succeed the 52nd Colonel, Secretary of the Army Tom White, who has been the Honorary Colonel since 2004. Read More »

E-News – January 2017

Trooper Down Keith Lynn Skidmore. Keith Skidmore, 70, of Nokesville, Virginia passed away at his home on December 9, 2016. Keith is survived by his wife Barb; brother Jack; sons Kristofer and Logan; stepsons Kenneth and Justin; and grandchildren Kiersten, Kolton, and Addison. Keith was a loving husband, brother, father, grandfather, and friend to all. Read More »

E-News – December 2016

Trooper Down Lee Allen. Lee Allen, who in his own words “by the grace of God and the sacrifice of his countrymen,” lived most of his life as a free man. He died on January 18, 2016 in Provo, Utah. Lee was born in Manila, Philippines on October 24, 1938 to Henderson Wilcox Allen, an Read More »

E-News – October 2016

Troopers Down General (ret.) Robert W. Cone Robert W. Cone, 59 died on September 18, 2016. General Cone was a native of Manchester, New Hampshire, born in 1957. He graduated from Memorial High School, Manchester, NH in 1975. He graduated from the United States Military Academy with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1979 and Read More »

E-News – September 2016

Trooper Down Lewis H. Pollard, 87, of Gold Canyon, Arizona, died June 29, 2016. Lewis H. Pollard, son of Leon and Alice Mae Pollard and loving husband of Margareta Katarina Pollard, passed away at his home in Gold Canyon. He is survived by his wife Margareta; and one daughter, Sonja Lindsay-Smith and husband George Edward Read More »

E-News – August 2016

Troopers Down CSM (ret.) Lawrence Odenbaugh. Sergeant Major Odenbaugh received his final assignment on Saturday, June 18, 2016 with his family by his side. Larry passed away from cancer as a result of exposure to agent orange in Vietnam. He was born January 1, 1934 in Tulare, CA to the late Lawrence Conrad and Edith Read More »

E-News – July 2016

Message From Our Association’s New President Allons! Allons! Our regimental motto translates to “Let’s Go!” A perfect motto for the Cavalry-highly skilled and mounted warriors who are full of passion, always on the offense, never out of contact with the enemy, and always boldly seeking the next adventure. Since 1901, Blackhorse Troopers, young and old, Read More »

E-News – June 2016

  Troopers Down Thomas John Sprague Tomas J. Sprague, 51, of Hamilton, NJ, passed away on April 23, 2016 with his family and friends close by his side. Tom was born on February 28, 1965, and he was a lifetime resident of Hamilton Township, New Jersey. Tom graduated from Hamilton West High School in 1983; Read More »

Blackhorse Association Special Edition: Silent Auction Info and Update

2016 Blackhorse Association Family Reunion June 16-19, 2016 San Antonio, Texas James (JT) Taylor (Bad Hersfeld, I-Troop) and his wife Beth Anne have graciously volunteered to head up our silent auction in San Antonio. Thanks to your support, they have received several items and commitments for items that will be of great interest at our Read More »

Blackhorse Association Special Edition: Fort Sam Houston Historical Tour

Looking for something to do on Friday at the reunion if you aren’t a golfer or don’t have your motorcycle with you? Possibly you know a little about San Antonio, and you have already planned some of your own sightseeing to the River Walk, the Alamo and Mission Trail; but still, you don’t know what Read More »

Blackhorse Association Special Edition: Fort Sam Houston Historical Tour

Looking for something to do on Friday at the reunion if you aren’t a golfer or don’t have your motorcycle with you? Possibly you know a little about San Antonio, and you have already planned some of your own sightseeing to the River Walk, the Alamo and Mission Trail; but still, you don’t know what Read More »