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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Blackhorse Special Edition: Interment of Command Sergeant Major (ret.) Leslie K. (Ken) Smith

There will be an interment of Command Sergeant Major (ret.) Leslie K. (Ken) Smith at Arlington National Cemetery on February 10, 2017 at 11 am. Ken served two tours of duty with the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment in Vietnam. He was also a member of the Blackhorse Association and the 11th Armored Cavalry Veterans of …

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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. …

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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. …

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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 …

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E-News Special Edition November 4, 2016 Interment Ceremony for General (Ret) Robert Cone

Below is a follow-up message to the original U.S. Army General Officer Management Office October 4, 2016 Message: "Death of General (Retired) Robert W. Cone." "Interment service for GEN (R) Robert W. Cone will be held at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday, 9 December 2016, at 1100. Attendees should arrive at the Fort Myer Memorial …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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; …

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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 …

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