Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
The LRRP/Rangers of the First Cavalry Division During the Viet Nam War Collection
Association
The LRRP/Rangers of the First Cavalry Division During the Viet Nam War
Collection Number
2161
Date(s)
Undated
Size
1.7 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Newsletter Collection-D051.4, Association Collection (documents)-D054.2; D147.1F
Processed by
R. Dorn, Nov. 2008[Updated: Dec. 2012 by C. Williams]
Digitization Status
Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive

Scope and Content

Approximately one linear foot of newsletters and historical occurences from the LRRP/Rangers of the First Cavalry Division During the Vietnam War.

Biographical Note

This association promotes the activities of those who served with LRRP Detachment, 191st MI; HHC (G-2) LRRP; Company E (LRP), 52nd Infantry; Company H (Ranger), 75th Infantry; and Detachment 10 (Ranger), HHC, 3rd Brigade.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Restricted: emails, addresses, phone numbers

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Newsletter Intro
1
1
Associations - D054.2
List of Unit Awards presented to the LRRP/Rangers of the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile)
Transcript of a song written by Dwight "Bull" Durham, sung to the tune of "Ghost Riders in the Sky."
List of the LRRP/Rangers of the 1st Cavalry Division during the Vietnam War (including members of the current association as well as KIAs), June 2008
List of "Our Fallen Brothers" (KIAs) during the LRRP/Rangers stay in Vietnam, 1967-72
Summary of "Our Fallen Brothers" (types of death)
Historical Occurences of the LRRP/Rangers
2
Our Fallen Brothers
"Memories of Young Faces" from Scott Hancock
"Invisible Troops" catch NVA Loafing by Specialist 4 Herb Denton, 22 November 1967
"Ordeal in the Sky"
"Recondo team tromps around for 'Charlie,'" undated article from the 1st Cav's newspaper "Cavalair"
"Lieutentant Joe Dilger," story by Bob Carr, written by Eugene Luning
"Honoring a Leader," from Eugene Luning to Bob Carr
"Four Man Mission," from Clare Michlin
"Mission out of Camp Evans," from David Shows
"It's a Bear" by Doug Parkinson
"Milk and Cookies," by Gair Anderson
"1st Cavalry LRRP's First Casualties," from Bill Carpenter
"Who are these Guys?" by Glen McCrary
David Shows' Memories'
"Dale Markovich"
"Memories" by Keith Phillips
"Memory Lane" from David Shows
3
"Memories" from Donald "Skeeter Pettibone
"Memories" by Earl McCann
"Snippets I remember from missions with Don Glover," from David Shows
"My Fun Ride" by Chuck Awe
"Just a Minute" by Chuck Awe
"Double Identity" from Rick Tedder
"Smoke 'Em if you Got 'Em" by Keith Phillips
"In Transit" from Keith Phillips
"Wet Insertion" from Bill Elliott
"Lurp, The Wonder Dog Stories"
"Promises" from Scott Hancock
"Remembering David Ives" from Bill Carpenter
"Forty Years Ago" by Joyce Denke
Items carried by the LRRP/Rangers of the 1st Cavalry Division, by Leo B. Corey III
Email from Earl McCann to the LRRP/Rangers Association stating what McCann's team carried during their tour in Vietnam
Brief information about the first "Graduation Date" for Recondo School, by Jim Ross
"Everyday Hero" by Katie Meisel (a high school English report)
Email from "Gunner" about the 1st Cavalry LRRP/Ranger Devon Cochrane
"The Ranger Legacy Lives On" from Charlie Ochoa
4
"The Latrine" by Jim Regan
"Scary Nite" by Jim Regan
"A Slick Story" by Jim Regan
"Call Signs" by Jim Regan
"Do You Trust Me?" by Jim Regan
"The Law" by Jim Regan
"Vung Tau Extraction" by Jim Regan
"What Are SNCOs Made Of?" Parts 1-5 by Jim Regan
"From the Pilot's Seat" by Charlie Johnson
"God's Creations" (parody for the LRRP/Rangers from the first verses in the book of Genesis)
"Wet and Wild: A story of the LRRPs on the LAM" by Bruce Huffman
"Short Rope" by Chris Burgess, B Troop 1/9 1st Air Calvary
"LRRP Team Extraction" from Patrick Bieneman C Troop 1/9
"A 'LRRRP' Remembered" from Paul Hart C/1/9
"Hot Extraction" from Paul Hart C/1/9
"Reflecting on Heroes" from chopper jock Jim Bracewell, March 23, 2008
Letter of Appreciation from commanding infantry captain, James D. James to W.O. James P. Bracewell, April 18, 1967
Historical Occurances from the LRRP/Rangers of the First Cavlary Division During the Vietnam War
5
Historical Occurances, R&R Taipei, Taiwan 1967 by Ken White
Memories from John Fort
Doctors Study Combat and the Brain by Seth Robbins
Historical Occurances, Loach Extraction from Bill Walton, D Troop 229th Aviation
Extraordinary Things by David Shows
Another Kind of Jumpmaster from Jum Regan
Historical Occurrence, "Shoot" What?! from Chuck Schwinn
Historical Occurrence, The Wrong AO from Chuck Schwinn
Where We Met from David Shows and Earl McCann
Contributions from Mike Bakkie
Historical Occurrences, "Going to the Dogs" and "Clearing Timber with a Claymore" from the September 2010 issue of the newsletter for The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War
6
Historical Occurence, 'Surgery in the Field' by Doc Gilchrest
Historical Occurence, 'Christmas Eve 1967' by Bob Carr
Historical Occurence, 'Not a Routine Insertion' by Earl McCann
Historical Occurence, 'More on the Stan Lento Story' by Mike Bakkie
Historical Occurence, 'Bill Critchfield's Last Mission' by Dean Lindstrom
Historical Occurence, 'Ranger Applicants Get Intensive Training Here' by Alan Brown, Reprinted from Cavalair Dec 1970, From Glen McCrary (2 copies)
Historical Occurence, 'Rangers Tune in Enemy' by Tom Benn, excerpted from Cavalair Dec. 1970, from Glen McCrary
Historical Occurence, 'Rangers Get Double Kill' excerpted from Cavalair, Feb. 1971, from Glen McCrary
Christmas Menu, Company E (Long Range Patrol) (Airmobile) 52nd Infantry, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) Vietnam 1968
7
Reunion Attendants 1987-2010
Historical occurences, one poem, and news clippings from the LRRP/Rangers of the First Cavalry Division During the Vietnam War
8
Typed transcript of the March 1970 Stars and Stripes interview of Rick Arden
Historical occurence written by Rick Arden
Historical Occurances
9

Separated Materials

Audio
2161AU2587: March 1970 Stars and Stripes interview of Rick Arden.
Newsletters
(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, October 1, 1987.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, (1988)?

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, January 23, 1989.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, (1989)?

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, November/December 1989.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, March 1990.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, July 1990.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, January 1991.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, March 1991.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, November 1991.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, June 1992.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, January 1993.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, December 1993.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, July 1994.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, November 1994.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, March 1995.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, July 1995.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, November 1995.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, March 1996.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, July 1996.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, February 1997.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, May 1997.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, December 1997.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, March 1998.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, June 1998.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, October 1998.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, February 1999.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, June 1999.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, October 1999.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, March 2000.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, July 2000.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, October 2000.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, February 2001.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, September 2001.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, February 2002.

(3 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, May 2002.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, September 2002.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, February 2003.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, April 2003.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, September 2003.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, January 2004.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, April 2004.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, September 2004.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, January 2005.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, March 2005.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, September 2005.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, January 2006.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, March 2006.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, August 2006.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, January 2007.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, April 2007.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, September 2007.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, January 2008.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, March 2008.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, September 2008.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Cavalry Division During the Vietnam War, January 2009.

The LRRP/Rangers of the First Cavalry Division During the Vietnam War, March 2009 (2 copies).

The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, September, 2009 (3 copies).

The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, January 2010 (3 copies).

The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, March 2010 (2 copies).

The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, September 2010 (2 copies).

The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, January 2011 (2 copies).

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, September 2011.

(2 copies) The LRRP/Rangers of the First Calvary Division during the Vietnam War, January 2012.

Digitized Materials

Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive