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The Vietnam War
Welcome Home, Troopers

Harkening back to the days of spurs and saddle, the 1st Cavalry Division once again took to mounts to face their enemy. Stallions became helicopters and six-shooters morphed into M-16s. Reflagged as the 1st Cavalry Division (Air Mobile), the 'Air Cavalry' arrived in Vietnam in 1965, relieving the Siege of Plei Mi before engaging the enemy in the La Drang Valley and the Tet Offensive. The bulk of the division departed Vietnam in 1971, with the final cavalrymen returning to the United States in 1972.

This section is dedicated to my grandfather, Staff Sergeant Robert "Bob" Duvall. Welcome home, troopers.

General George Blanchard, 4 Star General, US Army, Assistant Commanding General, Silver Star, Distinguished Service Medal, Vietnam War, Vietnam

Gen George Blanchard

HQ&HQ Co, 1st Cav Div

Colonel George Burrow, Col Burrow, B-1/9, Cav, 1st Cavalry Division, 9th Cavalry Regiement, Dinguished Service Cross, Silver Star, Purple Heart, Texas

Col George Burrow

B Trp, 1st Sqn, 9th Cav Regt

HQ&HQ Co, 4th Sqn, 9th Cav Regt

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CWO4 Charles Hook

HHC, 228th ASHB

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1Sgt William Middleton

A Co, 1st Bat, 5th Cav Regt

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Cpl Anton J. C. Leary

A Co, 1st Bat, 5th Cav Regt

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