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E-News – February 2022

Troopers Down   Blackhorse Trooper Reggie (Bim) Hansen passed away the evening of January 7, 2022.Reggie Hansen lost his battle with cancer after fighting the good fight. He is survived by his wife, sons, their families, and his wonderful grandchildren. Reggie served a total of ten years of active service. His favorite assignment was with Read More »

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E-news – January 2022

Trooper Down George A. Lacy MSG George A. Lacy, 79, of Spiceland went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at his residence. He was born August 7, 1942 in Muncie, Indiana to the late Archie Lacy and Wilma (Crabtree) Lacy Swindle. George was a 1960 graduate of Royerton High School. He Read More »

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E-News — December 2021

Trooper Down Glorn Ivan Sine. Herriman, Utah. LTC (Ret.) Glorn Ivan Sine used his Airborne wings for one last jump and left this mortal existence on October 29, 2021 after a short and unexpected bout of metastatic pancreatic cancer. He passed away at his home in Herriman, Utah surrounded by family including his sweet wife, Read More »

Blackhorse Parade

E-News — November 2021

Veterans Day Parade East Stroudburg, Pennsylvania November 7, 2021 Former Blackhorse trooper Marc Iroff answered our call for a former member of the Regiment to take part in the parade that honored all veterans and paid a special tribute to the Regiment. The photos below were provided by Marc. A hearty Blackhorse congratulations to Marc Read More »

Blackhorse Parade

E-News Special – October 2021

Monroe County (Pennsylvania) Veterans Association is seeking a Trooper to represent the organization on November 7. Here are the details: The 2021 Monroe County Veterans Day Parade will be held on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at 1 pm. The anticipated parade route will be from Stroudsburg High School to Dansbury Park where there will be Read More »

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E-News – October 2021

A New Display at Point Alpha In 1952, an officer of the Federal Border Guard stands in front of the closed barrier on the German-German border near Heldra. © Bundesarchiv-Bildarchiv 04.09.2021 04:49 INVOLVEMENT OF CONTEMPORARY WITNESSES 70 years in use: Anniversary exhibition at Point Alpha on the history of the Federal Police. To mark the Read More »

Names of Vietnam Veterans

Wreath Laying Ceremony at Vietnam Veterans Memorial On November 11, 2021

All Blackhorse Troopers, family, and friends of the Blackhorse are invited to participate in the Annual Veterans Day wreath laying ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D. C. Our group will gather at 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, November 11, 2021; the ceremony will begin shortly afterwards. Please meet at 9:45 a.m. near the Read More »

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E-News – September 2021

The Blackhorse Marathon(Note: As stated below, this event is open only to Fort Irwin participants.) The following note was sent to the daughters of MG (Ret.) Robert J. Sunell, 48th Colonel of the Blackhorse Ladies – It is our great pleasure to let you know that the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and its Veteran’s Organization, Read More »

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E-News – August 2021

Trooper Down Colonel (Ret.) Joseph Christian Conrad. Colonel “Chris” Conrad died at home on July 17, 2021, in Fairfax, Virginia, surrounded by his family. Chris was born in 1941 of the late Captain (USN) Homer and Jean Conrad. He graduated from Rogers HS in Newport Rhode Island and the University of California, Berkeley in 1964, Read More »

2021 Blackhorse Reunion in San Antonio

2021 Blackhorse Reunion Photo Gallery

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E-News – July 2021

Trooper Down Edward Halvorson. August 28, 1945 – May 31, 2021. Edward Halvorson, age 75, of Fosston, Minnesota, passed away on May 31 near his home in a four-wheeler accident. Edward Orlen Halvorson was born on August 28, 1945 in Fosston, Minnesota to parents Edwin and Mildred (Reiten) Halvorson. He was confirmed, attended Sunday School, Read More »

Blackhorse “box ride-along” experience.

Ride with the Blackhorse!

The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment recently hosted six Blackhorse veterans and family members on a memorable “box ride-along” experience to witness the Blackhorse in action! The veterans had an early morning departure into the box to witness the Ironhorse annihilate the rotational unit in an armor engagement. The group ate breakfast in the box with Read More »

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E-News – June 2021

Trooper Down   Lieutenant General (Ret.) David Kyte Doyle died May 8, 2021 in Austin, Texas. He was born December 8, 1931, in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, to the family of Edward and Emily Doyle. He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, D.C. In November 1942, David’s father, Col. Edward Doyle, was killed in the Read More »

Chaplain (Colonel) John W. Schumacher

E-News – May 2021

Trooper Down   Chaplain (Colonel) John W. Schumacher (U.S. Army, Ret.) went to his heavenly home on February 5, 2021. He was born in Osceola, Indiana on June 21, 1934 to Herman John Schumacher and Julia Beatrice (Needham) Schumacher. He married Martha Ann (Catching) Schumacher on June 8, 1957, in Springfield, Missouri. Together they raised Read More »

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E – News – April 2021

Troopers Down   General McEnery also was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his actions in the Michelin Rubber Plantation during Operation Atlas Wedge, March 1969.     Edward “Allen” White, age 78, passed away peacefully at his home on March 14, 2021. He was born in Phoenix, Arizona and raised in Glendale; he was Read More »

Fort Irwin

E – News – March 2021

Trooper Down Interment Ceremony for MG Robert Sunell The funeral service for Major General Robert J. Sunell, USA Retired, will be held at the Fort Myer Old Post Chapel, 204 Lee Avenue, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia, on Monday, March 29, 2021 at 1 p.m. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery will immediately follow the service. Read More »

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E-News – February 2021

The Latest from Point Alpha Click here to read the latest news article from Point Alpha posted on our website. Loch Lothian 5K & 10K – March 6, 2021 Midlothian, Virginia 23113 From the Event Organizers: “We are proud to support the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund and the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Association for the Read More »

point alpha update

Point Alpha Foundation presents program for the first half of 2021 – Green Belt, Last Border Patrol, Wall

“We look confidently to the year ahead and have prepared a wide-ranging program with very different events for 2021,” says Sebastian Leitsch at the presentation of the Academy and Foundation’s half-year program. Geisa / Rasdorf – The managing director of the Point Alpha Foundation emphasizes that during the planning it was also ensured that as Read More »

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