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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 Association.

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

Last updated: 18 October 2022

December 2022

November 2022

October 2022
CORRIVEAU, SP4 David A, C Co., 2-7th CAV, 1967-68. 8 October 2022.

September 2022
CARROWAY, SSG Daniel, B Co, 2-12 CAV, 1965-66. 3 September 2022.
FUQUAY, SP4 Robert H., C Co, 2-7 CAV, 1967-68. 4 September 2022.
HAWKINS, SGT Earnest M., HHB, DIVARTY, 1968-69. 16 September 2022.
HILL, COL (RET) Howard D., HHC, 2-8 CAV, 1975-76, S3, 1BDE, 1977-78; 1CD, 1985-89. 15 September 2022. (DIV Chief of Staff 1987-89)
SCHUSTER, SGT William, B Co, 2-12 CAV, 1968-69. 12 September 2022.

August 2022
BARR, SP4 Fred D. Jr., D Co, 229AVN, 1968-69. 24 August 2022.
EGAN, SGT George Michael, D Co, 229 AVN, 1965-66. 10 August 2022.
FLOYD, SP4 David B., A Co, 2-7 CAV, 1969-70. 12 August 2022.
LANE, CPT Frederick S., HSC, 15th Medical BN, 1968-69. 03 August 2022.
McALLISTER, LTC (RET) John “Bo,” A Co, 1-9 CAV, 1970-71. 03 August 2022.
PATTERSON, Trooper Lori A., Aviation Bn, 1988. 11 August 2022.

July 2022
BLAKE, COL (RET) Phillip “Lyle,” HHC & A Co 1-12 CAV, 1966. 30July2022.
JAMES, COL (RET) James “Jim,” HHC, 1-8 CAV; CDR LRRPs, 1966-67. 17 July 2022.
McDONALD, Trooper William F., A Co, 1-5 CAV, 1969-70. 14 July 2022.
OUELLETTE, SP5 Joseph, 2-7 CAV, 1959-62. 27 July 2022.
RACINE, SP4 Gordon J., B Btry, 1-21 FA, 1969-70. 5 July 2022.
RAINS, WO3 Roy L., HSC, 15th Medical BN, 1966-67, 12 July 2022.
WEIDNER, SPC Gordon J., B Co, 1-21FA, 1969. 5 July 2022.

June 2022
COREY, SP-4 Thomas H., C Co, 1-12 CAV, 1967-68. 6 June 2022.
DeSARIO, SGT Patrick W., A Co, 1-5 CAV, 1969-70. 20 June 2022.
FAWCETT, SGT Bruce H., A Co, 2-8 CAV, 1969-70. 27 June 2022.
STRUNK, PFC Robert W., SVC, 5 CAV, 1951-53. 24 June 2022.

May 2022
BURNETT, COL (RET) Clark A., HHT, 1-9CAV, 1969. 17 May 2022.
GOBAN, SFC (RET) Robert S., A Co 4-7 CAV, 1973 & D Co 7 CAV, 1981. 29 May 2022.
LITTLE, SGT Wayne E., A Co, 2-12 CAV, 1966-67. 10 May 2022.
RICHARDSON, COL (RET) William J., L Trp, 3-8 CAV, 1950. 21 May 2021. (Association President 2006-2008)
SIMMONS, COL Milton E., 1-7 CAV, 1968. 31 May 2022.
YORK, SGT Ricky, A Co 1-9 CAV, 1967-68. 4 May 2022.

April 2022
CASSIDY, CPT Charles “Mike”, C Co, 1-9 CAV, 1963-64; HHC, DISCOM, 1967-68. 24 April 2022.
HUNKELER, Trooper Richard J., F Co, 7 CAV, 1952. 8 April 2022.
JONES, CW2 Walker A., C Co 1-9 CAV, 1970. 8 April 2022.
SCALATO, SP-4 Salvatore M., C Co, 2-7 CAV, 1965-66. 19 April 2022.

March 2022
BECKER, LTG (RET) Quinn H., HSC, 15 MED, 1970. 13 March 2022.
HOWSER, SGT Kenneth G., HHC & A Co, 2-12 CAV, 1969-70. 20 March 2022.
MEITL, SPC Joseph M., 2-82 FA, 3 ABCT 2022. 10 March 2022
SINGLETARY, SGT Claude R., C Co, 1-9 CAV, 1968-69. 30 March 2022.

February 2022
ABBOTT, SGT William M., Co H, 75INF, 1969-70. 28 February 2022.
BARRETT, COL (RET) Frederick T., HHC, G-2, 1CD, 1968-69. 20 February 2022.
BYRD, SSG William A., C Co, 1-9 CAV, 1965. 5 February 2022.
DINKEL, SGT Jared T., D Co, 1-5 CAV, 2017. 6 February 2022.
DUNN, 1SG (RET) Michael, 1CD, 1990-91. 18 February 2022.
ERCOLANO, SGT Emil A., C Co, 2-7 CAV, 1968-69. 4 February 2022.
FRIDRYCH, SP5 Richard A., D Co, 227 AVN, 1966-67. 10 February 2022.
FUJITANI, MAJ Donald, HHB, 1-77 FA, 1965-66. 13 February 2022.
LYDAY, CPT Travis Q., 26 CHEM, 1971-72. 15 February 2022.
STOKES, LTC (RET) Ronald J., B Co 27 MNT & DISCOM, 1968-69. 15 February 2022.
WELLS, MSG Bernard J., Co E, 52INF, 1967-68. 20 February 2022.

January 2022
ADAMS, SGT Richard L., C Co, 2-7 CAV, 1968-69. 16 January 2022.
ANDERSON, SGT Arden “Andy”, B Co, 2-7 CAV, 1968-69. 3 January 2022.
BLEICHWEHL, COL Scott, HHC, 1CD, 2005. 8 January 2022.
DELANEY, Trooper Patrick J., 1-9 CAV, 1967-68. 26 January 2022.
GRISANTI, SGT Mario D., A Co 1-5 CAV, 1969-70. 20 January 2022.
HOLEWA, SSG Stanley, B Co, HHC, & A Co, 13 SIG, 1983-85. 13 January 2022.
MAXWELL, 1LT Gordon K., 15 SS, 1968. 25 January 2022.
MCGUIRE, SSG Paul H., HMS, 27th MNT, 1968-70. 5 January 2022.
OLIVER, SP4 Nathaniel Q., D Co, 15 TC, 1969. 24 January 2022.

December 2021
ALVAREZ, SSG Victor M., 545 MP Co, 1968-70. 4 December 2021.
BARRY, CPT Edward, A Co, 227 AVN, 1971. 3 December 2021.
BOHANEK, Trooper Ronald, A Co, 2-12 CAV, 1965-66. 8 December 2021.
GRIDER, CPL Edgar L., C Co, 77 FA, 1950. 11 December 2021.
HENRY, SGT Alfred C., C Co, 1-7 CAV, 1967 & HHC 5-7 CAV, 1968. 22 December 2021.
HEWITT, CSM (RET) Southern W., “Buddy”, A Co, 1-7 CAV, 1965-66. 6 December 2021.
HOLBROOKS, SGT Larry D., HHC, 1CD, 1966-67. 22 December 2020.
O’DONNELL, SP5 Michael K., A Co, 1-9 CAV, 1966-67. 23 December 2021.
RAY, MAJ (RET) Marion n., C Btry, 2-20 ARA 1970-71. 11 December 2021.
SCHLEIN, CW3 (RET) Joseph C., 11GSC, 1969 & A Co, 1-9 CAV, 1970. December 9, 2021.

November 2021
BEARDSLEY, LTC (RET) Stephen G., A Co, 1-9 CAV, 1965-66. 2 November 2021.
CHAPPELEAR, SP-4 Charles G., B Co, 2-12 CAV, 1965-66. 6 November 2021.
CLELAND, CPT Max, A Co 13 SIG, 1967 & HHC 2-12 CAV, 1968. 9 November 2021.
CURTIS, PFC Eugene R., C Co, 1-7 CAV, 1971-72. 8 Navember 2021
FISKEN, SGT L. John, C Co, 1-7 CAV, 1967-68. 16 November 2021.
HERNANDEZ, CSM (RET) Jose A., 545 MP CO, 1969-75. 6 November 2021.
MCMAHON, CPT Robert W., B Co, 2-5 CAV, HHC 2BDE, HHC 1CD, 1965-66. 12 November 2021.
OAKLEY, CW2 Donald H., D Co, 1-12 CAV, 1967-68 & B Co, 228 AVN, 1970-71. 26 November 2021.
SCHRODER, MSG (RET) Richard L., B Co, 15 MED, 1969. 19 November 2021.
VROMAN, SGT Russell C., HHC, 8 CAV, 1953-55. 14 Navember 2021.

October 2021
BURNS, 1LT Charles K., H Btry, 1-77 FA, 1970-71. 20 October 2021.
FLANAGAN, MAJ (RET) John E., B Co, 1-9 CAV, 1967. 14 October 2021.
GULLEY, SSG Marshall, D Co, 1-9 CAV, 1966; C Co, 1-9 CAV, 2001; B Co, 2-8 CAV, 2006. 1 October 2021.
HIPPLE, SP5 “Doc” Percy, C Co, 1-9 CAV, 1968-69. 29 October 2021.
HOCKIN, SPC Maxwell, 91st ENG BN, 1ABCT, 2018. 9 October 2021. (Active-Duty)
HUGHES, COL (RET) David R., K Co, 3-7 CAV, 1950. 14 October 2021. (Distinguished Service Cross)
LORD, CH (COL RET) Bill, HHC, 1-12 CAV, 1965-66. 15 October 2021.
LYONS, SGT Rhett R., B Co, 1-12 CAV, 1968. 10 October 2021.
MCGATH, SGT James R., B 1-8 CAV & HHC, PIO, 1CD, 1966-67. 21 October 2021. (Illustrator for the Air Cavalier)
MOELLER, Trooper William M., C Co, 9 CAV. 16 October 2021.
NAGY, SP5 Frank J., 1-21FA, 1966-67. 25 October 2021.
NATTRASS, SFC (RET) Eric, A Co, 15 TC, 1970-71. 21 October 2021.
ODIERNO, GEN (RET) Raymond T., HHB, DIVARTY, 1CD, 1995-97. 8 October 2021. (DIVARTY CDR, 1995-1997; 38th Chief of Staff of the Army, 2011-2015)
RANDLEMAN, SGT Robert K., C Co, 1-5 CAV, 1969. 21 October 2021.
VINGLISH, SP-4 Mark, D Co, 1-12 CAV, 1970-71. 26 October 2021.

September 2021
BOBOCK, SSG (RET) Gilbert E., B Co, 2-12 CAV, 1965-66. 27 September 2021.
BROWN, SP4 Allen J., 25ID Scout Dog Platoon, 1966. 29 September 2021.
CHESSON, CPT Richard K., B Co, 1-9 CAV, 1969. 13 September 2021.
COTTON, CSM (RET) A.C., HHC, 1CDH, Division CSM 1984. 7 September 2021.
DAVIS, MAJ (RET) Bruce A., B Co, 1-8 CAV, 1939; HHC, 1CD, 1948. 21 September 2021.
GENTRY, SGT George C., H Co, 75INF, 1970-71. 24 September 2021.
HOGEBOOM, Trooper Edward P., C Trp, 9 CAV. 27 September 2021.
KNOX, LTC Dean W., A Co, 2-12 CAV, 1965. 6 September 2021.
MARKOVICH, SGT Dale M., H Co & E Co, 75INF, 1967-68. 9 September 2021.
MARTINEZ, SGT Francine, 1CD, 2019-2021. 16 September 2021. (Active Duty)
McCORMICK, SP4 Patrick L., C Co, 1-7 CAV, 1964-66. 3 September 2021.
McGRAW, SGT William F., A Co, 2-8 CAV, 1965-66. 11 September 2021.
SOLLENBERGER, CPL Earl W., A Co, 1-7 CAV & HHT 1-7 CAV, 1951-57. 26 September 2021. (Korean War)
STEINE, LTC (RET) Joel R., HHT, 1-9 CAV 1965. 26 September 2021.
WILDER, COL (RET) W. Bruce, A Btry 2-20 FA, 1965-66. 15 September 2021.

August 2021
BASKIN, SFC (RET) Claud, B Co, 1-9 CAV, 1963. 7 August 2021.
BREIDENBACH, Trooper Donald, 1CD, 1950. 6 August 2021.
CARGILE, LTC (RET) Eugene D., H Co, 1-12 CAV. 25 August 2021.
DILLER, CW2 Ronald E., B Co, 227 AVN & HHC, 227 AVN, 1969-1970. 7 August 2021.
DOCTOR, 1SG (RET) Alan S., 27 ORD, B Co 1-8 CAV, & HHC 8 CAV, 1950-51. 30 August 2021.
FOPPES, PFC Ernest J., A Co, 8th ENG & 5th CAV, 1948. 1 August 2020. (Occupation of Japan & Korean War)
FORD, 1LT Stephen E., HHC & B Co, 1-12 CAV, 1968-69. 17 August 2021.
JOHNSON, CPT Scott, C Co, 1-7 CAV, 1968. 13 Aug 2021.
KELLY, CPL Alan B., 16 RECON, 1952. 3 August 2021.
LAINE, SP-4 Russell B., D Co, 2-5 CAV, 1970-71. 6 August 2021.
MAYFIELD, SP4 Dennis V., Co 1-8 CAV, 1966. 13 August 2021.
MCKINLEY, SSG (RET) Robert B., 17 AVN, 1964; HSC 15th MED, 1967-68. 18 August 2021.
PACE, SP-5 John C., HHC, G-3, 1CD, 1967-68. 30 August 2021.
PATTON, SP4 W. Robert, B Co, 27 MNT, 1965-66. 7 August 2021.
SHEATHELM, SGT Glenn H., HHB 2-19 FA, 1966; D Co 1-8 CAV, 1967. August 2021.
SIZEMORE, SP4 James J., A Co, 15 MED, 1962-63. 22 August 2021.
TOUCHTON, CPT John E., HHC, 1CD, 1980. 24 August 2021.
WRIGHT, PFC Jeffrey, A Co 2-5 CAV, 1968. 9 August 2021.

 

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