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|2006 VHPA Reunion Morning Report July 16th, 2006|
The 2006 VHPA Reunion Morning Report lists twenty-two Blue Ghosts in attendance:
Christopher Cole, Lewis Crosier, Ronald Dobson, Robert Drury, George Ezell, Rick Guttery, George Jones, Woodson McFarlin, Daniel Nichols, William Owen, Terry Rippy, Gregory Ross, John Shanahan, John Shepardson, James Sheridan, Daniel Shifflet, Michael Smith, Robert Smith, Timothy Sprouse, Charles Walton, Robert Wiggins, and John Wyatt Jr.
|Blue Ghost 101 October 20th, 2005|
BlueGhosts was the callsign for F Troop 8th Cavalry. This was an air cav troop with roots all the way back to the horse cavalry in the 19th century. (Thank you Army for trading the horses for helicopters!) We worked in teams and were organized in separate platoons consisting of scouts, weapons, lift, infantry & headquarters. Scouts: This platoon flew OH-6 Cayuse helicopters (loach) at tree top level (or below) searching for signs of the enemy (intelligence gathering), doing bomb damage... [Read More]