Traded In Their Horses For Helicopters

The First of the Ninth was a old cavalry division that traded in their horses for helicopters and went tear-assing around ‘Nam looking for the shit…
—-Capt. Benjamin Willard, Apocalypse Now

Pacific Plaza, Dallas, Texas

4 responses to “Traded In Their Horses For Helicopters

  1. 1/9 Cav. First Cavalry Division/9th Brigade, who were actually Buffalo Soldiers — Black troops. We didn’t fly those ancient Sikorskis. We flew UH-1s. Hueys. I flew Medivac missions for the 223rd Aviation Brigade attached to the 1/7 Cav. Custer’s troops. He was an idiot.

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