I just picked this up this past weekend and was tickled beyond words to run across it. Andre garrett, a light wheel mechanic from troop e, 2nd squadron, 17th cavalry regiment, 101st combat aviation brigade, 101st airborne division air assault, checks identifications dec. The squadron became part of the 17 th combat aviation group and established their base camp at camp enari, near pleiku. The 17th cavalry regiment is a historical organization within the united states army that began as a regiment of cavalry after the pancho villa expedition. A vietnam war era 3 17th air cavalry charlie horse aerorifle patch posted in army and usaaf. Instead of its traditional oh58 kiowa helicopters, the revived squadron brings with it the ah. This was necessitated by the armys retiring the oh58d kiowa warrior which was the mainstay of the armys air cavalry component for more than 5.
Post vietnam war 17th fighter squadron pocket patch all sewn us made. B troop 7th squadron 17th air cavalry regiment ruthless riders vietnam war patch ebay more information find this pin and more on design emblems, insignia, badges, patches by www. Patch, dirty deltas, 2nd sqn, 17th air cav, vietnam war. Clarksville tn online is the voice of the people of clarksville tennessee. Remember to watch for and respond to the authentication email that you will receive. Patch sabres combat scouts 17th air cavalry troop d. Cavalry guidons 101st units use hht, but they all should be hq. Fort campbell, fort hood, camp eagle, icorps, hue, phu bai, chu lai, quang tri or a shau valley. Screaming eagles alpha troop 2nd squadron 17th cavalry 101st airborne division alpha troop association. The arrival of the three air cav troops completed the transition of the 101st to being an airmobile division.
Our military shops create a more convent shopping experience for those who wish to browse within one military subject. In order to complete the transition, the 7 17th cav, also known as task force palehorse, had to complete a reliefinplace with the outgoing unit, the 2nd squadron, 17th cavalry regiment. Army 1st squadron 17th cavalry regiment c troop military patch crazy horse miss guided. Help us support our hosts, the vietnam archive at texas tech university. B troop 2nd of the 17th news texas tech university.
Pratt museum here where it will be permanently displayed. On 30 april 1972, the squadron redeployed to the united states as the secondlongest serving air cavalry squadron in vietnam. Aero scout c troop, 3rd squadron, 17th cavalry september 1967 december 1967 aero scout b troop, 2nd squadron, 17th cavalry february 1968 february 1969 image courtesy of dick brown. If you served with b troop at fort campbell prior to 1968 or after 1972, fort hood 1968 1969, republic of vietnam 1968 1972, this web site is for, and. He was a slick driver like me, and we became great friends. Dec 11, 2015 vietnam helicopter insignia and artifacts c troop, 7th squadron, 17th cavalry regiment. The unit was constituted on 1 july 1916 in the regular army as the 17th cavalry at fort bliss, texas and originally inactivated 26 september 1921 at the presidio of monterey, california. The 17th cavalry is a historical organization within the united states army that began as a regiment of cavalry after the pancho villa expedition. Vietnam war hand made patch arvn air force 2th helicopter squadron song chuy.
Army 4th battalion 2nd attack aviation regiment air cavalry general support aviation. A troop deployed to vietnam with the 1st bde 101st during the summer of 65. Also a special thanks to texas tech university vietnam archives and vietnam center. Get the best deals on vietnam war squadron patch when you shop the largest online selection at. Looking for the ideal cavalry patches to express yourself. If you have any stories or thoughts on the subject, please contact me. B troop, 2nd squadron, 17th cavalry regiment see more. Happy weekend all, i have here an incountry made example of a c company 3 17th air cavalry charlie horse arps aerorifle platoon piece from my collection. If you have any information that may help them locate more troopers please send an email to btr. Custom patches for the 1st squadron 17th cavalry regiment. Our 117 cav patches are 100% embroidered with velcro backing. Made to look like a guidon for week of the eagles 2018 size. Cheesecloth backed vietnam war patch filler made for collecting, swapping, made during conflict and through to midlate 1980s in vietnam pieces were made in vietnam.
The creative troops from the 2nd 17th cavalry designed unit patches during their tour in vietnam. Since 1st cavalry division was to assemble from existing units, it was able to go active in september 1921, even though the subordinate units did not arrive completely. Vietnam helicopter crew members association resources. This is the first party suit i have found that was loaded with this much insignia and thougt some of the aviation and cavalry collectors might enjoy seeing it. Ky pilots from 2nd squadron, 17th cavalry regiment. The battle of leyte began when the first waves of the 7th cavalry regiment stormed ashore at white beach at, hhour, and were met with small arms and machine gun fire. Vietnam war patch, us c troop 2nd squadron 17th air cavalry. Aug 25, 2011 7th air cavalry party suit loaded with patches posted in army and usaaf. The use of helicopters on such large scale as troop carriers, cargo lift ships, medevacs, and as aerial. Vietnam war incountry machineembroidered patch measures 3. The back of rick schwabs sph4 helmet neatly adorned with hand painted condor of c troop, 2nd squadron, 17th cavalry regiment that artwork is the handiwork of lt. Condor is the name and call sign assumed by troop c, 2nd squadron, 17th cavalry upon joining the 101st airborne division in march, 1969.
Fort campbell 101st airborne 2nd sq 17th cav squadron. In december 1967, the remainder of the squadron deployed. A c troop cobra taken at khe sahn during lam son 719, from jim newman, troop comander during the battle. Vietnam helicopter insignia and artifacts c troop, 7th. The first is for d troop of the 7th squadron of the 17th air cavalry 3 x 3 34. Cavalry patches for the 101st airborne division air assault note.
The unit was constituted on 1 july 1916 in the regular army as the 17th cavalry at fort bliss, tex. Vietnam war patch us c troop 2nd squadron 17th air cavalry. The below pictures are from a year book i purchased while serving in a troop, 3rd squadron, 17th air cavalry brigade while stationed in the city of laikhe, vietnam, january 1970 october1971. Vietnam war patch us c troop 2nd squadron 17th air cavalry regiment scouts. In december 1967, the remainder of the squadron deployed to vietnam, and operated for four years in south vietnam, cambodia and laos. B troop, 2nd of the 17th cavalry association looking for current and former members of b troop 17th cavalry and b troop 2nd squadron 17th cavalry regiment, 101st airborne division. This one is unlike the repros listed online as you can see. The 1st cavalry division combined 3rd squadron, 17th cavalry with 1st squadron, 9th cavalry to form the armys first air cavalry brigade with excellent results. The 4th squadron, 2nd stryker cavalry regiments mission is to deploy rapidly to a designated contingency area and conducts rsta operations to support regimental operations. This vietnam war incountry machine embroidered patch measures 4 by 3.
Due to global pandemic, usps delivery may be temporarily delayed. Dirty deltas aerial reconnaissance 2nd squadron, 17th cavalry troop d aerial recon, banshees 2nd squadron, 17th cavalry excellent and very rare piece of the dirty deltas, troop d, 2nd sqn, 17th cavalry. Us army c troop 2nd squadron 17th cavalry regiment. The gentleman told me it was for the 1st cav divs 2nd brigade that went into cambodia. Slisl eiei 2nd squadron 17th cavalry vietnam veteran adjustable baseball caps denim hats cowboy sport outdoor. Dirty delta patch d troop, 2nd squadron 17th air cavalry vietnam war. Vietnam war patch, us c troop 2nd squadron 17th air. Ive been doing some research and what ive been able to come up with in regard to this units history is a bit confusing to me. With most browsers you will enter the banshee home page in approximately 120 seconds without music. A special thanks should go to randy kunkleman for his foresight and dedication to b troop 2nd 17th cavalry association and the memory of joseph doc lapointe jr. B troop 7th squadron 17th air cavalry regiment ruthless. The vietnam helicopter crew members association resources and links ahc, ashc, air cavalry, transport units, aviation units, evacuation hospitals, vietnam museums and memorials. The unit left fort knox, ky and deployed to vietnam as a unit in september and october of 1967.
In july 1965, the 2nd squadron 17th cavalry regiment along with supporting personnel from headquarters troop, departed fort campbell as part of the 1st. Us army c troop 2nd squadron 17th cavalry regiment condors. Accb air cav combat bde 2nd bde 1st cav army and usaaf. Custom military caps us air force custom caps and apparel us air force sweatshirts us air force caps air force tshirts us air force patches military. It was reraised in vietnam from the assets of troop b, 7th squadron, 17th cavalry and served a second tour in vietnam from 30 april 1972 to 26 february 1973 under the 17th aviation group at pleiku. B troop 2nd of the 17th cavalry association main page july 8, 2002.
This is an alternate access to the btroop web site without frame support. An khe army airfield, air cav, fac and other stories. Dirty delta patch d troop 2nd sqn 17th air cavalry. After a short hiatus, the 2nd squadron, 17th cavalry regiment is back. Accb air cav combat bde 2nd bde 1st cav posted in army and usaaf.
For bid are four 4, combat used, vietnam era patches. Stuart oblack, 217 cav transferred authority to command sgt. Fort campbell, ky pilots from 2nd squadron, 17th cavalry regiment, 101st combat aviation brigade, 101st airborne division, flew an oh58d kiowa warrior helicopter wednesday to the don f. Us army 1st air cavalry vietnam patch color non regulation. Dedicated to the soldiers of the 7 17th air cav, past and present. Click the create new account at the upper left of your screen to set up a user account if you were previously assigned to c troop, 2nd squadron, 17th cavalry or the 507th t. Army 4th battalion 2nd attack aviation regiment a company air cavalry military patch archangel hell follows with us rev. The 2nd squadron, 17th cavalry regiment, 101st combat aviation brigade, 101st airborne division air assault, held a change of responsibility ceremony at squadron headquarters on fort campbell, ky.
This was necessitated by the armys retiring the oh58d kiowa warrior which was. Detachment and would like to be able to contribute photos, stories and comments. Troop k, 17th cavalry arrived in vietnam on 1 october 1970 as an air cavalry unit of the 17th aviation group in nha trang. Fort campbell 101st airborne 2nd sq 17th cav squadron posters. Vietnam, 1970 1971, a troop, 3rd of the 17th air calvary, u. In july 1965, the 2nd squadron 17th cavalry regiment along with supporting personnel from headquarters troop, departed fort campbell as part of the 1st brigade task force, 101st airborne division, for the republic of vietnam. Csm ret sam berndt psg b troop, 3rd plt has been leading from the front a squadsized team of b troop volunteers on a mission to find every former b troop person they can find. The 1st cavalry division next fought in the vietnam war. I could not find any information on the unit, even when the internet came around. Shop top fashion brands appliques at free delivery and returns possible on eligible purchases. Cavalry regiment patches us army patches army unit patches and army regiment patches flying tigers surplus. If i rember right i think he said less than a 100 were made. We are looking for current and former members of b troop 17th cavalry and b troop 2nd squadron 17th cavalry regiment, 101st airborne division.
The 2nd squadron, 17th cavalry regiment at fort campbell was deactivated on july 17, 2015. Condor alumni c troop 217th cavalry 101st airborne division. Carter from nashville, tenn, or alexander from canton, miss. Amazon second chance pass it on, trade it in, give it a second. Army 4th battalion 2nd aviation regiment d company military patch armament dawgs. Patch, 2nd squadron, 17th cavalry regiment out front, acu.610 1037 74 799 728 643 346 1255 1408 1097 1407 787 60 440 1378 1142 391 1295 734 335 696 1425 1129 347 50 994 1464 1348 991 1086 308 1146 1060 687 568 907 111 1156 426 470 398 325 99 1037 1460 214