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Taps has been sounded for the following Veterans of the 1st Cavalry Division who have died within the past 13 months.

We provide information made available to the Association by our membership or gained from families, friends, and/or obituaries. Those who were serving in the 1st Cavalry Division at the time of their death are indicated as an Active Duty Trooper. If you have information about the death of a veteran of the 1st Cavalry Division please contact the webmaster.

We honor the passing of our friends and comrades in arms.

Last updated: 15 November 2017

October 2017
LAST NAME, Rank, First Name, Unit, Date. Date of Death
BAILEY, SGT John F., C Co, 2-12 CAV, 1969. 23 October 2017.
BRAUNSTEIN, PFC Ralph E., A Co, 7 CAV, 1941. 13 October 2017.
FIZZELL, CW3 (Ret) Jon A., 1-30 FA. 22 October 2017.
HALL, Trooper R. Dean, 1CD. 13 October 2017.
MCBRIDE, 1LT John P., E Co, 7 CAV, 1950. 20 October 2017.
MONTERO, CPL John, E/HHC 2-12 CAV, 1945-46. 30 October 2017.
SAND, PFC Warren R., A Btry, 61st FA, 1953. 27 October 2017.
STRICKLAND, SSG (Ret) Guy, 1CD, 20 September 2017.
TOOMEY, SPC Luke, H., 2-12 CAV, 2017. 24 October 2017.
TROTT, SPC Mansie, C Co, 2-7 CAV, 1968-69. 22 October 2017.

September 2017
LAST NAME, Rank, First Name, Unit, Date. Date of Death
BLAKE, SGT Peter W., 371st ASA, 1970. 15 September 2017.
CARLSON, BG (Ret) William E., A Co, 1-21 FA, 1966. 2 September 2017.
COY, Trooper David L., 1CD. 2 September 2017
KIMES, SP-4 Curtis R., Co E, 52nd INF, 1967. 3 September.
PFLUGLER, SP-4 Ronald D., D Co, 1-8 CAV, HHC, 3rd BDE, 1970-71. 1 September 2017.
SCHIELD, SP-4 Melvin R., B Co, 8th ENG, 1951. 7 September 2017.
KINNEY, SFC (Ret) Charles M., C Co, 2-7 CAV, 1965. 25 September 2017.
MCGINNIS, SP-4 James, C Co, 1-7 CAC, 1967. 18 September 2017.
SUNDT, LTC (Ret) Richard S., 1-21 FA, 1965. 13 September 2017.
WOLLGRAMM, Trooper Eckhard, 1CD. 28 September 2017.

August 2017
LAST NAME, Rank, First Name, Unit, Date. Date of Death
BROOKS, SFC Michael L., F Co, 2-8 CAV, 1951; HHC, 2-8 CAV, 1958. 24 August 2017.
FELLER, Trooper Michael L. F Co, 51st INF, O Co, 75th INF. 21 August 2017.
KELLER, SPC Keat, 1CD. 6 August 2017.
MARTIN, CW4 (Ret) Arthur, HSC, 15th MED, 1967-68. 5 August 2017.
MCCASLIN, CPT William A. C Btry, 2-20th ARA, 1968-69. 23 August 2017.
SILVER, COL (Ret) Benjamin S., HHC, 228 AVN (Bn CDR), HHC, 1CD (G-4), HHC, DISCOM (CDR), 1965-66; HHC, 1CD (ADC), 1971-72. 26 August 2017.

July 2017
LAST NAME, Rank, First Name, Unit, Date. Date of Death
BLAIR, COL (Ret) John M., HHC, 229 AVN, 1966. 21 July 2017.
BROWN, Trooper Lawrence D., 7th CAV. July 2017.
KENNEDY, CSM (Ret) Lawrence E., HHT 1-9 CAV, 1965; HHC, 1CD, 1970-71; 30 July 2017. (Division CSM – 1970-71)
LIVINGSTON, LTC (Ret) George D., 1-7 CAV, 1-5 CAV, 2BDE, HHC, 1CD, 1966. 16 July 2017.
LOVELL, SSG Snthony R. 1-7 CAV, 2015-17. 3 July 2017. (Active Duty Trooper)

June 2017
LAST NAME, Rank, First Name, Unit, Date. Date of Death
ANTON, LTC (Ret) William T., Co H, 75th INF, 1971. 15 June 2017.
CHAMBERS, LTG (Ret) Andrew P., HHC, 8th CAV, 1962; HHC, 1-12 CAV, 1967; HHC, 1CD, 1980; CDR, HHC, 1CD, 1982-84. June 2017. (Division CDR – 1982-84)
DIMMICK, 1CG (Ret) Robert L., A Co 13th SIG, 1970. 13 June 2017.
FOUTS, SFC (Ret) John D. 13th SIG, 1984-1985. 30 June 2017.
GEROME, SGT Gerald, B Co, 1-7 CAV, 1949. 16 June 2017.
LOVE, CSM (Ret) Johnnie E., H Co, 2BCT & HHC, 1-9 CAV, 1970-72. 20 June 2017.
SHOEMAKER, GEN (Ret) Robert M., CDR, HHC, 1-12 CAV, CDR, HHT, 1-9 CAV, 1965; CoS, HHC, 1CD, 1969; CDR, HHC, 1CD, 1973-75. 21 June 2017. (Division CDR – 1973-75)

May 2017
LAST NAME, Rank, First Name, Unit, Date. Date of Death
BORSUK, SP-5 Stuart, HHC, 3rd BDE, 1968. 15 May 2017.
BULLARD, SSG Jon M., 82nd FA, 2017. 14 May 2017.
DENMAN, SGT Nicholas W., B Co, 3-18 FA, 1966. 13 May 2017.
NELSON, Trooper Stanton J. 1CD. 24 May 2017.
STUMP, MAJ (Ret) Donald E., B Co, 2-12 CAV, 1965-66. 30 May 2017.
WEAVER, MSG (Ret) Maurice M. HHC, 1CD, 1960. 8 May 2017.

April 2017
LAST NAME, Rank, First Name, Unit, Date. Date of Death
ANANOU, SPC David F., B Trp., 2nd BN, 5th CAV, 1ABCT, 2016. 16 April 2017. (Active Duty Trooper)
BRELAND, CPL Tillis M. Sr., 1st CAV DIV, 1941. 1 April 2017.
DONNALLY, SGT Michael S., E Co, 2nd BN, 5th CAV, 1969. 12 April 2017
HAASE, SGT John H. HHC, 15th ADM, C Co, 1-5 CAV, 1969. 16 April 2017.
KING, Trooper. Larry E., 1st CAV DIV, 1954-56. 6 April, 2017.
MAGLIARO, SPC Ralph A Co, 227 AVN, 1CD, 1966-67. 12 April 2017.
MCLEAN, SP-4 Charles A., HHC, 27th MNT, 1966-67. 9 April 2017.
MCKAY, LTC (Ret) Ivor W., Sr., C Co., HQ, 9th FA, 1950. 1 April 2017.
OUELETTE, SPC Robert, A Co, 227 AVN, 1CD, 1966-67. April 2017.
PHILLIPS, SFC (Ret) Elliott O. Sr., HHC, 13th SIG, 1967. 18 April 2017.
SMITH, Trooper Richard D., F Co, 2-8 CAV, 1953-55. 12 April 2017.
WILLIS, SGT Terry L., A Co, 1-12 CAV, 1968. 7 April 2017.

March 2017
LAST NAME, Rank, First Name, Unit, Date. Date of Death
ALDRIDGE, SP-4 Bobby J. D Co, 1-8 CAV, 15th MED, 1969-70. 28 March 2017.
CLARK, PVT Arthur C., 1-81 FA, 1944. 29 March 2017.
DOKE, SGT Charles L., B Co, 1-5 CAV, 19720. 19 March 2017.
GARCIA, SGT Jonathan G., 1ABCT, 2016. 26 March 2017 (Active Duty Trooper)
KING, CSM (Ret) Elijah Jr., B Co, 3-82 FA, C Co, 3-82 FA, 1987 & 1997. 12 March 2017.
KO, PFC Edward (Chook Kyung Ko), HHC, 1CDH, 1957. 2 March 2017.
​LEE, SPC Dennis R., B Co, 1-7 CAV, B Co, 1-50th INF, 1967-1968. 13 March 2017.
MIONE, SGT Salvatore M., D Co, 2-7 CAV, 1966. 19 March 2017.
RAGER, SGT Joseph C. II, A Co 27 MNT, HHC, 27 MNT, 1967-68. 21 March 2017.
​SCHUTTY, SSG John A., E Co, 52nd INF, H Co, 75th INF, 1968-1969. 5 March 2017.
SCHWALLY, SGT Fred, 2-5 CAV, 1967. 23 March 2017.

February 2017
LAST NAME, Rank, First Name, Unit, Date. Date of Death
ALFARO, SP-4 Ivan, D Co, 2-7th CAV, 1966. 3 February 2017.
​​​​GARCIA, PVT Michael L., 4-9 CAV, 2BCT, July 2016. 17 February 2017. (Active Duty Trooper)
JANKIEWICZ, PFC Stanley M., HHC, 1BDE, 1941-45. 19 February 2017.
MOORE, LTG (Ret) Harold ‘Hal’, Cdr 1-7 CAV, Cdr 3 BDE, 1965. 10 February 2017. (Distinguished Service Cross – November 14-16, 1965)
ODIORNE, PFC Brian P., B Btry., 2-82 FA, 3BCT, 2016-17. 20 February 2017. (Active Duty Trooper – Operation Inherent Resolve)
O’HEARN, Trooper Terrance J., G Co, 15th BSB, 2006-2008. 5 February 2017.
​RITCHASON, SSG Gary A., C Co, 1-9 CAV, 1969. 6 February 2017.
​SELINSKY, SSG Travis, B Co, 2-8 CAV, 2008-2010. 24 February 2017.
​STEIN, SP-5 Donald M., C Co, 2-20th ARA. 17 February 2017.
TULLY, COL (Ret) Robert B., Cdr 2-5 CAV, 1965. 16 February 2017.

January 2017
LAST NAME, Rank, First Name, Unit, Date. Date of Death​
ANDERSON, PFC Randal K., 2-7 CAV, 3ABCT, 2 January 2017. (Active Duty Trooper)​
CAMPBELL, SGT Thomas J., 15th QM, 1951. 24 January 2017.
CHANCE, COL (Ret) Lawrence E. “Ed”, HSC, 15th Med Bn. 1968-69. 21 January 2017.
​DAVENPORT, MAJ (Ret) James L., B Co, 70th Tank and Tank Co, 8th CAV, 1952. 5 January 2017.
JONES, CW2 David E., A Co, 227 Avn, 11th Avn Grp. 1968. 27 January 2017.
​MICELI, SP-4 Carmen, A Co, 1-7 CAV, 1965. 21 January 2017.
​OLIVER, LTC (Ret) Ernest L., Sr., 1st Cavalry Division, 1953-55. 25 January 2017.
​PACCERELLI, COL (Ret) George, H Co, 75th INF, 52nd INF, 1-7 CAV, 1968-69. 24 January 2017.
​​STRAIT, 1SG (Ret) Clem J., III, B Co, 15th BSB, 2011. 6 January 2017.​
​TAYLOR, SP-4 Willie F., Sr., C Co, 2-7 CAV, 1968-69. 3 January 2017.
​VON REICHELT, SPC Barron, 2-82 FA, 3ABCT, 7 January 2017. (Active Duty Trooper)
​​YANCY, PFC Kai Yemale, 1-12 CAV, 3ABCT, 1 January 2017. (Active Duty Trooper)

​December 2016
LAST NAME, Rank, First Name, Unit, Date. Date of Death​
BLOOMQUIST, SGT Reginald L., A Co, 1-8 CAV, 1969-71, 18 December 2016.
​BOWEN, Mr. Terry D., 213 ASHC and 205 ASHC, 1968-69. 6 December 2016.
​BROWN, SFC Allan E., HHC, STB, 1st Sust. BDE, 6 December 2016 (Activity Duty Trooper – Operation Freedom’s Sentinel)
​CHILDRESS, CPT John R., HHC, 8 ENG, 1968-69. 28 December 2016.
COX, Trooper James E., A Trp. 4-12 CAV, 1968-71. 4 December 2016.
​LAWRENCE, LTG (Ret) Richard D., HHC, 1BDE 1973, HHC, 1CDH 1980, 9 December 2016.​(Division CDR 80-82)
MARTENS, SGT Richard A., B Btry., 61 FA, 1952. 12 December 2016.
​OUELLETTE, SP4 Robert P., HHC, 1-7 CAV, 1965-66, 11 December 2016
PALUMBO, LTC (Ret) Joseph E., HHB, DIVARTY, 1963, 27 December 2016.
SELECKY, SGT Andrew E., HHC, 11th AVN Grp, 1969. 13 December 2016.
​SLATER, CPT A. David, HHC, 17 AVN, 1965. 23 December 2016.
​SLEAD, SP4 Norman E., B Trp., 1-9 CAV, 1969-70, 7 December 2016
​SMITH, MG (Ret) James C., HHT 1-9 CAV 1966, HHC, DISCOM 1965, HHC, 1BDE 1966, HHC, 1CDH 1971, 14 December 2016. ​(Division CDR 71-73; Assn. Pres. 82-84)
​​​WOOD, CSM (Ret) Arlyn, A Co, 1-21 FA, 1969 and Co Co, 1-21 FA, 1976, 20 December 2016.

November 2016
LAST NAME, Rank, First Name, Unit, Date. Date of Death
​BOWERS, MSG (Ret) David M., 22 November 2016.
CHOLE, LTC (Ret), Hilbert “Bert”, B Trp., 1-9th CAV, E Trp., 1-9th CAV, 1967-70. 26 November 2016
​GIBBS, SFC Lyle R., G Trp., 2-7 CAV, E Trp., 1-7 CAV, 1948-50. 24 November 2016.
​HAMMOND, SP4 Donald C. D Trp, 1-9 Cav, 1966-68. 12 November 2016.
IUBELT, PFC Tyler R., HHC, STB, 1st Sust. BDE, 2016. 12 November 2016. (Active Duty Trooper – Operation Freedom’s Sentinel)
​JEWELL,CW3 John, A Co, 1-9 CAV, 1967. 8 November 2016.
MATTESON, 1LT Gordon A., MP PLT, 1945-46. 6 November 2016.
NORTON, CPL John A., 7th CAV, 1950, 1 November 2016.
PAULINO, PVT Kevin, D Trp., 2-3d CAV, 2016. 16 November 2016. ​(Active Duty Trooper)
PERRY, SGT John W., HHC, STB, 1st Sust. BDE, 2014-16. 12 November 2016. (Active Duty Trooper – Operation Freedom’s Sentinel)
SCHROEDER, SSG Frederick W., A Co, 5th CAV, 1950. 19 November 2016.
​STEVENS, CW2 James L., Jr., HHC, 13 SIG. 22 November 2016.

October 2016
LAST NAME, Rank, First Name, Unit, Date. Date of Death
ACKER, SPC Bradley M., D Trp., 7-17th CAV, 2014-16. 7 October 2016. (Active Duty Trooper)
HAIGHT, 1LT Sherman P., Jr., C Trp., 7th CAV, 1942-45. 17 October 2016. (Charter Member and Association President 1968-70)
HAMILTON-JONES, 1LT Douglas J., A Co., 1-5th CAV, 1968-69. 14 October 2016.
JOHNSON, SP4 Ronald C., HHC, 5-7th CAV, 1966-67. 27 October 2016.
RINEY, SGT Douglas J., HHC, 1CD, 2012; Q Trp. (FST), 3-3d CAV, 2012-16. 20 October 2016.​ (Active Duty Trooper – Operation Freedom’s Sentinel)
STUMP, PVT Dakota L., A Trp., 4-9th CAV, 2016. 10 October 2016. (Active Duty Trooper)

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