E-News – April 2018

Trooper Down Colonel (Ret.) Donald E. Appler, 75, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, died Thursday, April 12, 2018. He was born in El Paso, Texas and grew up in Huntsville, Alabama. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Carolyn Hogue Appler; daughters Adrienne Appler (Jeremy) of Waukesha, Wisconsin and Valerie Appler (Mark) of Atlanta; sister Read More »

E-News – March 2018

  Photos of the Wreath Laying at Arlington Cemetery Courtesy of Marc and Mary King https://www.flickr.com/photos/142905082@N08/sets/72157663497219817 _________________________________________________ Report on Status of our Stones at Fulda and Bad Hersfeld From Steve Steininger I enjoyed an extended stay just west of Fulda in Kleinluder this past weekend. While in the area, I checked Read More »

E-News – February 2018

Trooper Down Kingdon Gould Jr. died on January 16, 2018. Born in New York City on January 3, 1924, he was the son of Kingdon Gould, a mining engineer and financier, and Annunziata Lucci. His given name, Kingdon, derived from Edith Kingdon, his grandmother. He was the great-grandson of Jay Gould, the railroad builder and Read More »

Blackhorse Special Edition: Wreath Laying at Arlington

February 2, 2018 Below is a note from LTC Guillermo Guillén. Fellow Troopers, My name is Guillermo Guillén, and for those who do not know me, I have picked up coordinating this year’s wreath laying at Arlington National Cemetery from Evan Fitzgerald. I served with the 11th ACR from June 2001 to June 2006. A Read More »

E-News – January 2018

Troopers Down Kenneth Charles Wood, age 69, left us on Monday, November 6, 2017, surrounded by the friends and family who loved him dearly. Ken was born March 6, 1948 in Robbins, NC, the second of five children born to Hughene Charles and Ruth Elizabeth Stack Wood. He grew up in High Point, NC and Read More »

Blackhorse E-News Special Trooper Needs Assistance Chris Redman

Below is a link to a news story about a very special Blackhorse veteran who needs our assistance. Chris Redman is an exceptional person who has devoted a lot of his life to helping and serving others while with the Regiment and in civilian life. Now he is fighting his own battle with major medical Read More »

E-News – December 2017

Troopers Down Peter F. Dalton. Peter Francis Dalton passed away in May 2011 from lung cancer. From January 1, 1967 – January 31, 1968, he served in Vietnam as a platoon leader for A Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th ACR. The Peter F. Dalton Foundation was created in Peter’s memory by his son John in 2011. Read More »

E-News – November 2017

Jerome “Gee” Cardwell. Jerome Cardwell was granted peace and healing when he transitioned from this life on October 16, 2017 following an extended illness. Jerome was born to Lamar Cardwell and Jessie Pearl Bryant on May 1, 1956, in Troy, Alabama. He accepted Christ at an early age and joined the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Read More »

E-News – October 2017

      Troopers Down     John Joseph Clark. John, 53, a resident of Hawthorne, Florida, died September 16, 2017 at the Gainesville V. A. Medical Center following a battle with cancer.He was born on July 15, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in Pompano Beach, Florida. He joined the U. S. Army, Read More »

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 »