The Blackhorse E-Newsletter
January 16, 2007
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JOE GALLOWAY TO BE BLACKHORSE REUNION 2008 GUEST SPEAKER!

Mr. Joe Galloway, recently retired senior military correspondent for Knight Ridder Newspapers and co-author of the national bestselling book, later made into the critically acclaimed Hollywood movie We were Soldiers Once...and Young, has accepted the Blackhorse Association's invitation to be the Blackhorse Reunion's Guest Speaker.  Come join us as Mr. Galloway recounts his experiences and shares observations garnered during a writing career spanning 42 years of military coverage.   See his biography on www.blackhorse.org for further details and sign up for the reunion today!
 Joe Galloway on location with the troops
Register Now for the 2008 Blackhorse Reunion-Las Vegas!

Blackhorse troopers, family and friends!

You are cordially invited to attend the 2008 Blackhorse Reunion-Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada from 15 - 18 May 2008.  Hosted by The Blackhorse Association, this reunion is open to all past and present TROOPERS who have served with the Regiment as well as their family members and guests. Please consider joining with fellow Blackhorse troopers from all eras of the Regiment's service!
 
See below for details or visit our website at: www.blackhorse.org
In This Issue of The Blackhorse E-Newsletter
Blackhorse Scholarship Fundraiser
Thank you to our donors!
Deployed Troopers
2008 Reunion-Las Vegas
New Blackhorse Members
Happy New Year From the Blackhorse Association!
 
We would like to remind our Blackhorse troopers past and present that all donations made to the Scholarship Fund will be matched up to $100,000 by an anonymous donor for the next four years. Please help us reach our yearly goal so that we can continue our mission of support to our Regiment.
 
Donations can be made by mail, phone or over the Internet.
 
If you want to donate via mail, the address is:
      The Blackhorse Association
      Attn: Scholarship Fund
      P.O. Box 10423
      Fort Irwin, CA 92310
 
If you want to donate by phone, please call 760-380-4800
 
If you would like to donate online, visit our store website at
www.blackhorsestore.org 
 
For more information please feel free to e-mail Alex Silverman at
[email protected]
 
 

A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR 2007 DONORS! 

MR JOHN B POINDEXTER
MR MARK S EARNEST
MR KEITH H NUCKELS
MR PETER L WALTER
BG (RET) THOMAS E WHITE
MR & MRS GENE JOHNSON
MR & MRS GLENN ALLARDYCE
JAMES & DEBORAH TREVINO
LTG (RET) JOHN W MCENERY
WILLIAM SHUGRUE (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
MR & MRS ROBERT G FOX
BG (RET) & MRS STAN F CHERRIE (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
CSM (RET) & MRS DAVID M COWAN (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
MR & MRS COX (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
MS LINDA M MUSA (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
COL & MRS JOHN M HOUSE (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
MS LYNN TORREY (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
DAWN PHILLIPS RODRIGUEZ (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
RONALD & SUSAN JEBAILY (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
MR JEFF ALBERT (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
MR & MRS NICHOLAS L SCHENO (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
MR. PHILLIP C MOCK (IN MEMORY OF LTC (RET) DAVID C MOCK)
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11TH ARMORED CAVALRY VETERANS OF VIETNAM & CAMBODIA
GENERAL DYNAMICS
BG (RET) JOHN SHERMAN CROW
MAJ JEREMY R DOBOS
GERALD W GULLEY
COL (RET) & MRS ROBERT D HURT
MR ROBERT F GROSSMAN
MR HERMAN G STOGNER
MR CHARLES L JOINER
MR MIKE HARDEN
MR & MRS DALE BROWN
COL (RET) & MRS GLENN SNODGRASS
LTG (RET) & MRS JOHN L BALLANTYNE
COL (RET) & MRS. JOHN R BAER
MRS FRANCES G JONES
COL (RET) & MRS ROBERT KELSO
COL ROBERT B AKAM
MR & MRS RICHARD LEIBERT
MR JERRY HENSLEY
MR CHARLES T DODGE
MSG (RET) FRANCIS X GOWRIE JR
MR EAMONN MCGEADY III
BG (RET) & MRS JOHN C BAHNSEN
MG & MRS GUY C SWAN III
LTC BRENT E BARNES
LTG (RET) WALT ULMER
BG (RET) & MRS JAMES LEACH
MR DEE CUTTELL
MR JERRY WILLIAMSON
MR PAUL LUNARDE
MR GLENN ELSING
MR JOHN HIEN
MR ARTHUR CANEY
MR RALPH HARTING
 
* IF YOUR NAME DOES NOT APPEAR ABOVE AND YOU CONTRIBUTED TO THE BLACKHORSE ASSOCIATION IN 2007, PLEASE CONTACT US SO THAT WE MAY CORRECT THE DEFICIENCY AT: [email protected]
 
Blackhorse Association Makes Charitable Impact in 2007!
 
- Thanks to your support , The Blackhorse Association was able to provide over $12,000 in charitable support to its Scholarship and Soldier Support Programs. 
 
- In December 2007, we provided nearly $6500 in support of the active Blackhorse Regiment at Fort Irwin for Family Readiness Groups and the Regimental Christmas Ball.
 
- In the New Year, please remember those Blackhorse troopers who are overseas actively fighting the war on terror. Please keep the 58 Engineer Company and all individual Blackhorse Soldiers who are currently serve on Advisory Teams in Iraq and Afghanistan in your thoughts and prayers.
 
- You can support the 58th Engineers, who recently deployed on their third combat tour to Iraq, by sending care packages to the following address:
 
The Blackhorse Association
Attn: 58th EN CO Care Package
PO Box 10423
Fort Irwin, CA 92310
2008 Blackhorse Reunion Agenda & Details

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Further details: The 2008 Blackhorse Reunion-Las Vegas will be held at the Southpoint Hotel & Casino, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd South Las Vegas, NV 89183.  Registration and all major social activities will be held at this location.  Rooms have been set aside for reunion attendees at a rate of $120 per night from 15 - 18 May 2008. 
 
For reservations at the Southpoint Hotel & Casino, call 866-791-7626, or visit their website at www.southpointcasino.com  Use the group reservation code: BLA0515nd use the group code "BLA0515"
 
Agenda for the reunion:
Thursday, 15 May:               0800-1800   Registration for early arrivals at
                                                                 Southpoint Hotel & Casino
Friday, 16 May:                   0700-1800   Visit to the Blackhorse Museum at
                                                                 Fort Irwin
                                            1900-2200   Casual evening social at the
                                                                 Southpoint Hotel & Casino
Saturday, 17 May:                0900-1100   General Membership Meeting
                                            1300-1400    Memorial Service
                                            1800-1900    Cocktail Hour
                                            1900-2330    Reunion Banquet at Southpoint Hotel
                                                                 Ballroom
Sunday, 18 May:                  0800-0900   Church services
                                            
0800-1300   Golf Tournament at 
                                                                 Sunrise Vista Golf Course
                                            0800-1200  
Farewells & Check-out
 

Registration fee is $75 for adults and $30 for children 12 and under who do not attend the banquet.  This fee covers reunion mementos, hors d'oeuvres at the Friday icebreaker social, and the Saturday Banquet with wine. 
               
Please complete the registration form (downloadable at www.blackhorse.org ) and make checks payable to "2008 Blackhorse Reunion-Las Vegas" You can also register online with your credit card at: www.blackhorsestore.org   
 
Attendee transportation, including airfare, rental car, and lodging must be organized separately.
 

For more information, see
www.blackhorse.org or contact Reunion Registration via email at [email protected] or via phone at (760) 380-4800 
Where & When
Southpoint Hotel & Casino
9777 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89183
15-18 May, 2008
Check out the New Blackhorse Association Website!

The Blackhorse Association has a new website at: www.blackhorse.org Visit the website frequently for all the latest updates on the Blackhorse Regiment and its regimental association, The Blackhorse Association.  Visit today and tell you Blackhorse friends and family!

Come Visit the Blackhorse Association's Sutlery Gift Shop for all your holiday needs! 

 www.blackhorsestore.org

 
 
We carry all products Blackhorse!  You can also register for this year's reunion in Las Vegas or donate to the Association's charitable mission through our website. Please visit our new store website for this month's specials and our new Blackhorse inventory.
 
For more information regarding the store:
760-380-4800
 
 
 
 

Welcome New Blackhorse Association Members!

Karl Harness

David Molina Nunez

Mark Orlandi
 
* If you recently joined the Association and your name does not appear above, please contact us so that we can correct the deficiency at: [email protected]