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Served as AH1G Cobra Pilot in D Troop 4th Squadron 7th Cavalry "Gary Owen" 2d Infantry Division at Camp Stanton, Korea from March 1972 - December 1973. Best unit and best times of my life, thanks to those who made it so.
Sid Roche <>
Gulf Breeze, Florida
2nd ACR, Feucht AAF, 83-86, A troop 'wild boars' and then EH-1 quickfix platoon (SIRE 22),, its xmas day 2008, time just flies by, but im still always ready sir! take care cav troopers.
Mark Buchholz <>
living in Europe ,, Esbjerg, Denmark
This place is awesome, just found it tonight! I was Cav for two years, then my unit reflagged to from 3/6 Cav to 4-2 AVN,and I gotta tell ya, the thrill is definitley GONE.
Gregory D White <>
Pyongtek, ROK - Saturday, October 07, 2006 at 07:19:52 (EDT)
I was a UH-60 Blackhawk AirCav Soldier with B-Troop 1/158th Avn Regt,21st Cavalry Brigade Air Combat out of Fort Hood,TX. "YOKAHEY" To B-Troop and all other AirCav Soldiers. God blessed the day we walked the earth.
SSG Michael W. Sanderson <>
Wheeler Army Airfield, HI USA - Sunday, September 10, 2006 at 06:12:20 (EDT)
C/4-7 Cav Cp Stanley ROK, 85-86; C/2-1 Cav Ft. Hood, 87-88; Now US Army Ret., Air Cav all the way!
Scott Burgess <>
Prescott, AZ USA - Sunday, July 30, 2006 at 23:28:49 (EDT)
this site rocks...lot of useful info, and its nice to see a site promoting cav "if you aint cav, you aint shit" rock on guys
aaron posey <>
Ft. Rucker, al USA - Wednesday, May 31, 2006 at 19:30:09 (EDT)
Great site! Been using it as another point of view on helicopter principles of flight etc for my forthcoming CH47 instructional upgrade exam.
Andy Towell <>
UK - Friday, April 14, 2006 at 07:20:19 (EDT)
Been there, done that, got the t-shirt, coffee cup, and anything else they sold there. Quickstrike - In and out before you know we come!!!! Started that troop and went everywhere with them. Greatest time I had was in Bosnia with that crew. Yes "Big Red" is still around. ONCE CAV ALWAYS CAV!!! SFC Don "Big Red" Williams QS-69
Don Williams <>
Ozark, AL USA - Friday, March 17, 2006 at 15:44:15 (EST)
A troop 7/17 01/1970 to 09/1970 befor that was in 238th gunruner.
Floyd W. Fanning <>
Gladstone, OR USA - Saturday, January 21, 2006 at 03:58:08 (EST)
Scouts Out! What ever happened to E TRP (AIR), 1ST Cav, Ft. Wainwright, AK? Disbanded or renamed?
Bob Geisler <>
Lovettsville, VA USA - Wednesday, January 04, 2006 at 10:41:23 (EST)
enjoyed the site. I was a crew chief and door gunner on the OH-6A with D trp 1/4 Cav in 68 and 69, at Phu Loi. The job was very rewarding and nothing has come close since even being a police officer for over thirty years
John Roche <>
Winston-Salem, NC USA - Friday, November 25, 2005 at 11:24:08 (EST)
This was a great site and a motivational tool for future cav pilots. I was lucky enough to get selected to be a 58D pilot. And I am looking forward to the mission that follows. Hooah and drive on Cav!!!!!
Christopher Posey <>
Enterprise , AL USA - Tuesday, November 15, 2005 at 00:09:19 (EST)
B Trp. 2/17 Cav. 101 Abn. Div. 71-72
Richard Greene <>
Ft. Worth, TX USA - Wednesday, October 19, 2005 at 11:15:59 (EDT)
VALRICO, FL USA - Tuesday, August 30, 2005 at 00:46:00 (EDT)
Thank you for posting all the pubs. My first stop is right here. We appreciate your hard work.
CW2 Cory Petersen <>
Mililani, Hi USA - Monday, August 15, 2005 at 18:26:10 (EDT)
Outstanding! Was w/227th AHB at Hood. Good Sh-t! Hooah!
Mark Porter <>
Red , PA USA - Tuesday, June 21, 2005 at 10:01:31 (EDT)
I was with the hht 1/9 first cav in 1967 oct.14 to 1968 oct.14 I was a doorgunner on a uh-1h slick my mos was 67n20 when i first got there i was at lz two bits then we whent north to camp evens.
bristol,richard e. <>
oswego, n.y. USA - Monday, April 18, 2005 at 19:31:09 (EDT)
USA - Thursday, March 10, 2005 at 08:54:20 (EST)
Fond Memories!! Trp D & C, 2nd Sqdn, 10th ARS (AIR CAV), 1983-86
Jeff M. Van Ness <>
Las Vegas, NV USA - Thursday, February 10, 2005 at 15:57:50 (EST)
As a retired 1SG and a PROUD Vietnam door gunner of C Troop, (Air) 16th Cavalry, it is heart-warming indeed to know that the tradition of "Death & Destruction" is still carried to the enemy! Cav Forever!
James A. "Bud" Parker <>
Bentonia, MS USA - Friday, December 03, 2004 at 20:50:22 (EST)
Air Cav Ft lewis, WA. 84-87 AH-1,Germany 88-90 AH-64, Saudi 91, Now a guard puke 24 years and still going ! Cav is by far the BEST Mission ! FLY SAFE
CW4 Gil Magolan
Milwaukee, Wi USA - Thursday, November 04, 2004 at 18:00:32 (EST)
If you ain't cav.... You ain't shit.
Jason Rains <>
Killeen, Tx USA - Wednesday, November 03, 2004 at 15:00:32 (EST)
You can dispose of your tattered, worn out and frayed American flags without any charge to you whatsoever. Please send your flags to the Kitchen Table Gang Trust, 42922 Avenue 12, Madera, CA 93638-8866 and we will dispose of your flags in a proper and dignified manner with full honors pursuant to the United States Code. Thank you, Charles Taliaferro
Charles Taliaferro <>
Madera, CA USA - Thursday, October 21, 2004 at 16:47:15 (EDT)
Very good / informative. Keep it up. If you can provide similar or related to power geneation and Process industry related gasturbines and its related including synchronization, load stability and etc. it will be very much appreciated. thanking you
C. J.Ravindraprasad <>
Bahrain - Saturday, October 09, 2004 at 07:56:31 (EDT)
Cav Huahh! AST Troop, 3-4 Cav, 3rd ID then reflagged to F Troop, 1-4 Cav, 1st ID. Mar 95-Sep 99. Great site, good work with the manuals. I was a 68JW5 "Armament Dawg" and then in 99 went to instruct at Eustis/USAALS. You're now flying with a great long-time friend of mine at Campbell (CW2 D.C., also a former instructor "Dawg")! Jeff82 on GlockTalk
Jeff Reed <>
Newport News, VA USA - Thursday, August 05, 2004 at 19:19:06 (EDT)
Last commander of 7/1st Cav Squadron prior to stand down in Viet Nam. Would like to hear from other Blackhawks.
Benjamin B. Powell, Jr. <>
Tallahassee, FL USA - Thursday, April 29, 2004 at 23:58:13 (EDT)
Last commander of 7/1st Cav Squadron prior to stand down in Viet Nam. Would like to hear from other Blackhawks.
Benjamin B. Powell, Jr. <>
Tallahassee, FL USA - Thursday, April 29, 2004 at 23:57:41 (EDT)
Scouts Out! AO attached to B 7/17 Air Cav (Heavy Cav) early 70's; scout pilot Atk Hel Trp 2d ACR (Redcatcher 39) late 70's; all goat-ropers get a pickup truck sooner or later - UH-1 IP; SAR pilot USN TF158 Persian Gulf Episode I. Now making Fire Scout rotry wing UAV's for the Army, Navy,and Marines - still sneak'n and peek'n, who would have guessed? Outstanding site, good reference material, great memories!!
Bruce Hill <>
San Marcos, CA USA - Thursday, March 04, 2004 at 11:56:30 (EST)
B 1/9, H-16, F-Troop, the BEST of the BEST, Bear Cat and Bien Hoa, Vietnam '71-72. Saber5
Paul Shafer <>
Lewiston, Idaho USA - Saturday, October 18, 2003 at 12:22:28 (EDT)
great site where I come any time I need information to improve my lesson plans very much appreciated even by non pilot friends regards
Capt Jean Bizot <>
Gatineau, PQ Canada - Wednesday, September 10, 2003 at 17:53:20 (EDT)
Great Site!!! I STILL have my "Buffalo Soldiers" 2-10th CAV Flag as well as my slightly worn Stetson and sabre!
Marc P. Cournoyer <>
Chambersburg, PA USA - Wednesday, September 10, 2003 at 09:02:56 (EDT)
From Delta Troop 2/10th, Dec 1979 to Sep 1982
David McFerrin <>
Clovis, ca USA - Thursday, August 14, 2003 at 16:10:53 (EDT)
hht 2-17th cav sq 101st airborne div (A.A.) 1999-2001
matthew paul langseth <>
tucson, az USA - Tuesday, July 22, 2003 at 14:03:45 (EDT)
We are not selling you anything. This is simply an invitation for military veterans to visit us at: Thank you, Charlie Taliaferro THE KITCHEN TABLE GANG TRUST
Charles Taliaferro <>
NAS Lemoore, CA USA - Friday, July 18, 2003 at 17:03:05 (EDT)
God Bless and Keep You strong in the face of evil this month of March 2003. There are many wonderful people out here praying for your victory and safe return. You are brave and honorable and my heart is with each and every one of you. Thank You Marilyn D. Montgomery
Marilyn D. Montgomery <>
Tuolumne, CA USA - Wednesday, March 26, 2003 at 14:49:41 (EST)
I was with the Cav E-troop 1/9 air cav, in viet nam my mos was 67y20,Cobra gun ship Mechanic, I was in Nam aug 70 thru 1971. I also worked on uh-1,Oh-6s, and oh-58. i was also a crew member on a huey. our unit also did hunter killer opperations.We were air mobile, we started at Lai-Kal, then to camp Evans for the 70 counterfencive, then to camp Holloway, then on to Cam-Rahn-Bay, then our unit was dismanteled and went back to Fort hood.
Kent Bringhurst <>
Salt Lake city, Utah USA - Tuesday, January 21, 2003 at 13:10:05 (EST)
DANNO!!! I heard you were up and running. Sorry I didn't write. This is a first class set up...I refer all of my Scout Pilot Wannabes here at WOBC to the site. Good to see your still at it and doing great. Set-Move...Scouts Out CW3 Michael Burke U.S. Cavalry
Macs Burke <>
FT Rucker, al USA - Thursday, January 16, 2003 at 15:25:16 (EST)
As a former Chief Warrant Officer, I flew OH-6's in Cambodia for the 11th Cav, Air Cav Troop and UH-1 slicks in Viet Nam. Was stationed at Xian, Tay Ninh, Xuan Loc 1970-71. Just surfing and found this site. Great to see the "attitude" still exists. Carry On Gentlemen, God's Speed.
Tim Butler <>
Shreveport, La USA - Tuesday, December 17, 2002 at 22:45:39 (EST)
There was nothing like my days with 4th Sqn 2nd ACR ,,loved it!!!! (at least most of the time!!!!)
Todd Brickley
Fürth, Germany - Monday, November 25, 2002 at 12:57:21 (EST)
I remember my Air Cav days with a smile on my face. D Trp 1/1 Cav, Ansbach AHP and A Trp 2/17 Cav at Sabre AHP. Now I'm on the softside of the force (i.e. Guard!). Go Cav!!!
Mark Deaton <>
USA - Monday, November 11, 2002 at 20:30:25 (EST)
Just got the link from a fellow Trooper at work. See a few familiar names. Started my Cavalry time with O,P,and HHT in 4/2 ACR and am now in the mighty Blackjack Troop of 3-17 Cavalry at Fort Drum. If it as to be destroyed overnight...1-800-BLACKJACK!! AirCav!
Michael Benton <>
Carthage, NY USA - Wednesday, November 06, 2002 at 18:31:51 (EST)
Great to see your site. Very Good work. Was with the 2/9th Cav, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia at the end of the 70's. "Screwing our way around the world" in Slicks, Snakes (S mods), and 58's. "If Y'ain't Cav...!"
Donald Brennan
USA - Tuesday, November 05, 2002 at 01:10:19 (EST)
Nice Web site. Remember there is nothing wrong with those beautiiful round canopies. 1st Cav 1969-1970. Lai Khe, Song Be. 6/1, 1/9, 2/1, 4/7, 2/10 Cav - Garry Qwen for sure.
Ben Treadaway <>
San Antonio, TX USA - Thursday, October 31, 2002 at 17:58:34 (EST)
Phu Loi 68*nuff said
J bolick <>
Asheville, nc USA - Wednesday, October 30, 2002 at 21:52:35 (EST)
MEOW! to all my old Cav comrades. Retirement is great! Drop me a line sometime.
FrenchKat (Ken Bowen) <>
Miami, FL USA - Sunday, September 15, 2002 at 21:35:19 (EDT)
Great to see my loyal Safety Officer, Jaimie Brown, and one outstanding right seater, Jimmy Burton, have both graced these pages. Quickstrike, 4/2 CAV was the best 20 months of my adult live- thank you gentlemen for that! May God rest the soul of our departed comrade, CW2 Phil Rochlitz. He was a good officer, a great American, and he will be missed. Dan, thanks for providing the forum.
Jeff Allen <>
Burke, VA USA - Friday, August 23, 2002 at 15:11:56 (EDT)
2ACR,Feucht AAF, Nurnberg Germany.1983-1986.2d Sqdn Pilot(Bamberg).(Redcatcher 51).
Louis Szabo <>
USA - Saturday, August 10, 2002 at 20:00:55 (EDT)
Toujours Pret! along with Garry Owen, Out Front All Cav. After 12 years my spurs rest for a tour at TRADOC. Be sure and stop in and visit if I don't see you first.
Bradley E. Rassega CW4 <>
Mother Rucker, AL USA - Thursday, July 11, 2002 at 11:17:16 (EDT)
Ok, God bless skippy, but use him as a RAP round. One hernia is enough!!! Ves.
Tom Vescelius <>
Fulda, Fed Rep. Germany - Friday, May 24, 2002 at 12:57:20 (EDT)
In country in 1969. Great site, thanks for letting me visit. Drop by sometime. Regards, Jim
Jim Finnegan <>
England - Sunday, April 28, 2002 at 05:35:13 (EDT)
I was a grunt in the 1st Air Cav Div, was in B-1-7, 1967 & 1968, Garry Owen
Chuck Dougherty <>
Portland, OR USA - Friday, April 26, 2002 at 00:40:50 (EDT)
A+ site
Marvin A. Weeks <>
USA - Tuesday, April 23, 2002 at 08:07:57 (EDT)
Great site! Spent a total of 11 years as a LOH and Cobra jock in Air Cav units (7/17, 3/5, 2/17), living out of a pup-tent in countries all over the world. Couldn't wait to get out. Then, after 31 years AFS, I retired, and now I'd give nearly anything to saddle up again. "Scouts Out"
Rob Bailey <>
Yuma, AZ USA - Monday, March 04, 2002 at 10:19:09 (EST)
I was fortunate enough to have been a Cobra crewchief in Delta troop 1/4 Cav at Ft. Riley. God Bless The Cav!!
Jon Mellott <jmello@state,>
Lusk, WY USA - Sunday, March 03, 2002 at 12:41:24 (EST)
Great Site from "your left seater in Bosnia"
Jimmy Burton <>
Ft Rucker, AL USA - Thursday, November 29, 2001 at 18:08:20 (EST)
Thanks for the invite, I just returned from Bosnia with Jaimie Brown. You have a great site. All the Way! 1-17th CAV.
CW2 Perry Bowden <>
Fort Bragg, NC USA - Thursday, November 29, 2001 at 08:30:57 (EST)
When you want the best, there is no substitute....
Dave Ruddell <>
Ozark, AL USA - Monday, November 26, 2001 at 21:07:31 (EST)
OH-58 RAID Helicopter Pilot in Louisiana. Great site!!
Dallas jones <>
Pearl RIver, LA USA - Saturday, November 17, 2001 at 09:04:41 (EST)
Former WWII 42nd Cav Recon-2nd Cav Group Did 5 campains in Europe - Still not ready for the "Fiddler's Green"
John E Meredith <>
Glendale, CA USA - Wednesday, November 14, 2001 at 13:06:19 (EST)
Hey glad to see the Cav Spirit running high. Well its time to go kick some ass!!!!
Kevin Knight <>
Waipahu, Hi USA - Monday, September 17, 2001 at 01:42:40 (EDT)
B Trp 3/17 Cav...Viet Nam...Cambode...'71..THE Real SCOUT...OH6a...Stogie 18...Scouts Dont die..they just go to HELL and young boys have fun
Roger Searcy <>
Galveston, TX USA - Wednesday, September 12, 2001 at 02:12:18 (EDT)
Very nice site.... I unfortunately had to leave the Cav this year(2-6)and am now en-route to a regular 'ol Attack unit. Oh how I do miss the Cav.
Buzz Covington <>
Daleville, AL USA - Tuesday, August 28, 2001 at 12:43:23 (EDT)
C Troop 3/7th Cav Coleman Barracks Mannheim FRG 86-89. AH-1 pilot. It was real and it was fun, but it wasn't real fun.
Skip Liker <>
Cleveland, OH USA - Sunday, August 26, 2001 at 23:53:06 (EDT)
Great Site!
Jim Finnegan <>
CA USA - Tuesday, August 21, 2001 at 13:08:57 (EDT)
Thanks for the site. Glad to see all the cav represented including arm/cav. I was attached toTrp K/163 Armored Cav many moons ago, cannot believe how far technology has brought us in the last couple of decades. Keep up the good work, glad to see responses like Pam honoring her father. I salute you sir, thanks again...
Roger Evans <>
Topeka, Ks USA - Thursday, August 16, 2001 at 09:35:23 (EDT)
You have a very good site here.My site is a tribute to my dad who was KIA while serving as tank commander with 1/4th cav.
Pam <>
Russellville, Ky. USA - Wednesday, July 11, 2001 at 11:50:33 (EDT)
Hey, great site. Ain't CAV, I am FA...tryin to find a site that can help me on my quest to be I say it now cuz I'll say it later......Scouts Out. oh yeah, Kosovo is great.
Spc Mike Hayden <>
Camp, Bondsteel, Kosovo, TX USA - Monday, June 11, 2001 at 01:37:15 (EDT)
Great site for a great organization. Cav pilot with 3/5 Cav, 4/9 Cav, 4/7 Cav, and 7/17 Cav. If you ain't the story goes.
Billie R. Hinkle CW5 Ret. <>
Harker Heights, TX USA - Friday, May 25, 2001 at 14:24:36 (EDT)
Hard to believe I've been out over 20 Years. I'm glad to see several sites dedicated to Air Cav. I served on the Fulda Gap 77-79 as an Aircraft engine mechanic. Worked on Cobras, Hueys and 58's. Keep up the good work and hope this will help long lost bud's to get back together. Thanks
Lewis Young <>
Loxahatchee, FL USA - Saturday, May 19, 2001 at 17:33:04 (EDT)
Not CAV here. Interesting website. My read on Fiddler's Green was a place where fisherman go when they "cross over" smooth sailing, good fishing, warm, sunny skies - USA west coast 1850's, from Irish immigrants. Coop Semper Fi
Curt Cooper <>
Mt. Lebanon, PA USA - Friday, May 04, 2001 at 17:24:04 (EDT)
D Troop, 1-17 CAV Hello Dan, Great sight. Thanks for the invite...and the cover..i have a new shot for you of me running down the Comanche flight line with nothing but a Stetson...not my best moment but memorable. As you can see, im here again. The troop hits this webpage a lot to prepare for the bi-monthly no-notice written IPs are such pricks...later bro' Scouts Out/Airborne!
Comanche Base, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Wednesday, May 02, 2001 at 23:51:06 (EDT)
Just dropped by from Hungary. Nice site, good reading (thus cancelling out some of the net's low SNR. Keep it up!
Jerry <->
Budapest, Hungary - Sunday, April 08, 2001 at 10:31:09 (EDT)
Your site looks great. I'm a Cav Cobra IP that is currently being squeezed into a 58D. (Too light to fight, too slow to run!) I flew my unit's last Cobra for turn in a couple months ago, a sad, sad day. You will probably be getting quite a few hits from the TNARNG as we are starting refresher tng this summer in the Warrior. We all went to the Q course about 2 years ago. (I guess we were leaning forward in our foxholes!) keep up the good work Kirk 2/17, 4/278
Kirk Knox <>
VA USA - Wednesday, April 04, 2001 at 21:47:40 (EDT)
I'm 65. Was a Navy fire control tech ('54-'58); maintained the main battery autotrack radar and mechanical analog computer on a destroyer. Amazing technology, altho'. outdated. Having a real ball studying by the hour about helo. aerodynamics and powerplants; really interesting! Although electronics was my lifetime career, I've always been interested in aerospace as well, and this site is just great for satisfying one's curiosity. I appreciate the effort that went into putting the FMs into HTML format. My regards to all.
Nicholas Bodley <>
Waltham, MA USA - Friday, March 23, 2001 at 00:06:25 (EST)
There is Cav, there was Cav and there always will be Cav. Your site is great! Nick Lappos D Troop 1/1 Cav, Gun Platoon, 1969-1970
Nick Lappos <>
New Haven, CT USA - Wednesday, March 21, 2001 at 05:22:48 (EST)
hold it hold it hold it not a mother f-er move! if you aint cav you aint shit! but if you are the cav you are the shit and youre shit dont stink! 5/17 cav camp mobile korea 4/3 ACR ft bliss tx/ft carson co
Lance Palmer <>
kissimmee, fl USA - Tuesday, March 20, 2001 at 12:54:52 (EST)
served with coc 1/5 1965/1966
LOGANVILLE, GA USA - Saturday, March 17, 2001 at 10:51:13 (EST)
IF YOU AIN'T CAV, YOU AIN'T SHIT!!! 1/5 cav, 5/17 cav, 3/1 cav, 2/1 cav, 1/10 cav, 1/16 cav, GROUND SCOUTS RULE!!!! WOPWOPWOPWOPWOPWOPWOPWOP!!!! OH-58D, When you care enough to crash the best.
Blue 6
Fort Knox, KY USA - Thursday, March 15, 2001 at 08:20:41 (EST)
Thanks for inviting me here Dan. You have done a nice job.
Glenn S. Bloom <>
Oklahoma City, OK USA - Sunday, February 25, 2001 at 06:48:55 (EST)
Cav Pilots past and present, please sign in and leave a note. Thank you, Webmaster.
Webmaster <>
USA - Friday, February 09, 2001 at 11:33:06 (EST)

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