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 21 February 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.

​​​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)

RITCHASON, SSG Gary A., C Co, 1-9 CAV, 1969. 6 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)​

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.

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)


September 2016

LAST NAME, RANK First Name, Unit, Date.  Date of Death

DAVENPORT, 1SG (Ret) Claude, D Co., 2-8th CAV, 1967-68.  8 September 2016.

DUNAGAN, SSG Michael J., B Trp., 1-7th CAV, 1993-95.  23 September 2016.

GARNER, MAJ (Ret) Audis W., D Co., 2-8th CAV, 1967.  6 September 2016.

HARDY, PFC Stacy J., I Trp., 3-3d CAV, 2016.  10 September 2016.  (Active Duty Trooper)

HUNT, 2LT Andrew J., HHT, 6-9th CAV, 2016.   13 September 2016.  (Active Duty Trooper)

JONES, PFC Raymond J., HHC 15ST, 16 September 2016.

KROGEL, SGT Allen W., HHC, 1-7 CAV, 1951, 25 September 2016.

MEYER, SGT Richard J., HHB 99th FA, 1949, 11 September 2016.

MILES, TSG Dan J., HHB, 61 FA, 1943, 21 September 2016.

PAGAN, SP4 David, A Co., 2-5th CAV, 1965-66.  19 September 2016.

ROZANSKI, MAJ Gordon, HHC, 1CDH, 1961; HHC, 1-7 CAV, 1963; B Co, 1-7 CAV, 1966. 7 September 2016.

RUSSELL, CPL Freddie L., G Co., 2-8th CAV, 1949-52.  7 September 2016.

SMITH, SP4 Jerry C. “J.C.”, C Co., 1-7th CAV, 1965-66.  1 September 2016.

THORPE, SFC Donald, HHC, 3-8th CAV, 1951-52; B Co., 70th TNK, 1953.  19 September 2016.


August 2016

LAST NAME, RANK First Name, Unit, Date.  Date of Death

BACA, SP4 Ronaldo L., HHT, 1-9th CAV, 1965-66.  28 August 2016.

BUCHHEIT, E-5 Randolph A., A Co., 2-8th CAV, 1970-71.  13 August 2016.

CATA, SGT Fred, D Co., 1-5th CAV, 1968-69.  6 August 2016.

COLLINS, SGT Paul K., C Co., 1-7th CAV, 1966-67; A Co., 2-8th CAV, 1968-69.  8 August 2016.

EVERIST, SSG (Ret) Carroll G. L Co, 3-5 CAV, 1950. 6 August 2016.

FURNEY, COL (Ret) Robert, A Btry, 2-20th ARA, 1966-67. 7 August 2016.

HEAPE, LTC (Ret) Charles Neal, A Co., 227th AVN, 1967-68.  11 August 2016.

LaRUSSO, SP4 Joseph, D Co., 2-7th CAV, 1967-68.  20 August 2016

MALPHETTE, SGT Michael E., 11th PATH, 1967-68.  20 August 2016.

McCRARY, SFC Eugene L., A Co., 229th AVN, 1967-68; B Co., 227th AVN, 1969-70.  24 August 2016.

McSPADDEN, COL (Ret) William A., II, B Btry. and  HQ Btry., 61st FA, 1953-54.  4 August 2016.

NETTLES, MSG (Ret) Tommy C., B Co., 1-8th CAV, 1965-66.  9 August 2016.

RAINWATER, SPC Logan E., 154th Comp. Trk Co., 553rd CSSB, 2015-16.  1 August 2016.  (Active Duty Trooper)

ROBERTS, 1LT (Ret) Milford G., HHB, B Co., and C Co, 61st FA, 1950-1951, July 20, 2016.

SERVANT, SPC Dion S., F Trp., (FSC). 6-9th CAV, 2014-16.  19 August 2016.  (Active Duty Trooper)

SZCZYGIELSKI, SP4 Dennis, A Co., 1-5th CAV, 1969-70.  20 August 2016.


July 2016

LAST NAME, RANK First Name, Unit, Date.  Date of Death

BALL, LTC (Ret) Eldon Keith, C Trp., 1-9th CAV, 1970-71.  21 July 2016.

CRAWFORD, SSG (Ret) Lancy A., C Btry., 206th FA, 2004-05.  7 July 2016. 

DAVISON,  Mrs. Lorinda A., Life Associate Member, 1CD  ASSN, 1977-2013.  1 July 2016.  (Association Officer Manager)

FANTL, T-5 Philip K., 1st SIG, 1945-46.  19 July 2016.

GARCIA, E-5 Augustine P., E Co., 52nd INF, 1968-69.  29 July 2016.

HOFFMAN, LTC (Ret) Robert J., HHC, 3rd BDE, 1971; H Co., 75th INF, 1972.  30 July 2016.

HORNE, T-5 Fred, 112th CAV, 1945; 7th CAV, 1945-46; HQ 1CD, 1946.  12 July 2016.

JOHNSON, SPC Alexander M., B Co., 615th ASB, 2014-16.  12 July 2016.  (Active Duty Trooper)

NORTON, SP-4 Gary R., HHC 1CDH, 1962, 15ADM, 1963, 24 July 2016.

ROBERTS, 1LT (Ret) Milford G., HHB 61FA, 1951; B Co, 61FA, 1950; C Co, 61FA 1951. 10 July 2016.

SMITH, MAJ (Ret) Thomas J., D Co., 2-5th CAV, 1967; HHC, 2nd BDE, 1967-68.  29 July 2016.

THOMASON, MSG (Ret) William C., E Btry., 82nd FA, 1969-70.  31 July 2016.  (Saber Columnist 82nd FA)


June 2016

LAST NAME, RANK First Name, Unit, Date.  Date of Death

ADAMS, CSM (Ret) Warren E., C Co., 1-8th CAV, 1963-64; D Co., 1-7th CAV, 1965-66.  16 June 2016.

ARMSTRONG, SPC Christine F., F Co. FSC, 3-82nd FA, 2014-15; F Co. FSC, 3-16th FA, 2015-16.  2 June 2016.  (Active Duty Trooper)

BANNER, PFC Brandon A., F Co. FSC, 3-82nd FA, 2014-15; F Co. FSC, 3-16th FA, 2015-16. 2 June 2016.  (Active Duty Trooper)

BUTCHER, CPT Larry J., B Co., 1-12th CAV, 1968-69.  23 June 2016. 

COLONVAZQUEZ, SSG Miguel A., F  Co. FSC, 3-82nd FA, 2011-15; F Co. FSC, 3-16th FA, 2015-16.  2 June 2016.  (Active Duty Trooper)

DELEON, PFC Isaac L., F Co. FSC, 3-16th FA, 2016.  2 June 2016.  (Active Duty Trooper)

FULLER, PFC Zachery N., F Co. FSC, 3-16th FA, 2016.  2 June 2016.  (Active Duty Trooper)

GALLANT,  TRP Gilbert G., III, 11th PATH, 1968-69.  17 June 2016.

GATES, PVT Eddy R., F Co. FSC, 3-16th FA, 2016.  2 June 2016. (Active Duty Trooper)​

JAMES, PVT Tysheena L., F Co.FSC, 3-16th FA, 2016.  2 June 2016.  (Active Duty Trooper)

LEMASTER, SSG Robert C., B Co, 15th MED. June 2016.

MAJAN, SGT Juan R., C Co., 2-7th CAV, 1968-69.  15 June 2016.

MITCHELL, SGT Dougal E., A Co., 215th BSB, 2015-16.  11 June 2016.  (Active Duty Trooper)

SHAW, SGT Duane C., III, HHC, 8th ENG, 2015-16. 5 June 2016.  (Active Duty Trooper)

SUN, SPC Yingming, F Co. FSC, 3-8nd FA, 2014-15; F Co. FSC,  3-16th FA, 2015-16.   2 June 2016.  (Active Duty Trooper)

WINEY, Cadet Mitchell A., F Co. FSC, 3-16th FA, 2016.  2 June 2016.  (U.S. Military Academy Cadet)

WORKMAN, SGT Timothy L., C Co., 1-5th CAV, 1965-66.  4 June 2016.


May 2016

LAST NAME, RANK First Name, Unit, Date.  Date of Death

BAKER, SSG James, HHC, 5 Cav, 1948. 17 May 2016.

COAPSTICK, PFC Jack, Jr., A Co, 99 FA, 1949. 20 May 2016.

DELAWDER, CPL Guy H., G Co., 2-7 CAV, 1951, 7 May 2016.

DeMARTINO, SP4 Michael J., C Co., 1-7th CAV, 1966-67.  31 May 2016.

DICKMAN, SP4 Jim E., D Co., 2-5th CAV, 1971; H Co., 75th INF, 1971.  31 May 2016.

GUZMAN, SSG (Ret) Thomas E., A Btry., 1-21st FA, 1985-89; C Co., 27th MSB, 1992-96; HHC, 3-8th CAV, 2000-03.  11 May 2016.

HASSELMEIER, Mr. John L., HHB, 61st FA, B Co, 61st FA, 1947. 24 May 2016.

HERING, 2LT Jack K., 61st FA, 1943-45.  31 May 2016.

JOHNSON, CW4 (Ret) Monte D., A Trp., 1-9th CAV, 1970-71; B Trp., 7-17th CAV, 1971-74.  19 May 2016.

KAGAMIDA, LT Robert T., B Btry., and HQ Btry., 61st FA, 1953-54.  17 May 2016.

KOPER, SP4 Geoffrey, 15th MED, 1966; E Co., 52nd INF, 1966-67.  19 May 2016.  

MERKEL, PVT Benjamin A., HQ, 1CD, 1945-46.  8 May 2016.

NELSON, SGT Marcus L., E Co., 1-227th AVN, 2015-16.  23 May 2016.  (Active Duty Trooper)
PALMER, LTC (Ret) Charles R., C Btry., 2-20th ARA, 1965-66.  25 May 2016.

PIERCE, COL (Ret) Edward M., HHC, 1-7th CAV, 1967-68.  1 May 2016.

SHRADER, COL (Ret) Cecil L., C Trp., 1-9th CAV, 1966-67; C Trp., 1-9th CAV, 1969; HHC, 1 BDE, 1981-83.  3 May 2016.

STOBBE, SGT John A. “Drew”, D Co., 2-12th CAV, 2005-14; C Co., 1-8th CAV, 2014-16.  1 May 2016.  (Active Duty Trooper)

WALL, SGT Richard J., H Co., 75th INF, 1970-71.  24 May 2016. 


April 2016

LAST NAME, RANK First Name, Unit, Date.  Date of Death

ARDEN, SGT Richard E., H Co., 75th INF, 1969-70.  20 April 2016.

BOROZAN, SP5 Steve G., C Co., 15th TC, 1965-66.  29 April 2016.

HAUGTON, SGM (Ret) Hiram J. “Joe”, HHC, 1CD, 1960-61; HHC, 1CD, 1984-88.  19 April 2016.

GRIFFIN, COL (Ret) Joseph T. Jr., B and C  Co., 1-5th CAV, 1951; HHC, 2-7th CAV, 1967-68; HHC, 1CD, 1968.  29 April 2016.

HAUGTON, SGM (Ret) Hiram J. “Joe”, HHC, 1CD, 1960-61; HHC, 1CD, 1984-88.  19 April 2016.

HEATH, CPT (Ret) Robert B., B Co., 1-8th CAV, 1966.  15 April 2016.

IRIZARRY, SGM (Ret) Edgar R., C Co., 2-5th CAV, 1965-66.  16 April 2016.

JAMES, SGT Charles Ric, HHC, 1CD, 1963; C Co., 1-8th CAV, 1964.  9 April 2016.   (Board of Governors and Foundation Trustee)
LEVA, SGT James T., A Co., 1-12th CAV, 1965-66.  27 April 2016. 

MacDONALD, SFC (Ret) Allan A., B Trp., 5th CAV, 1939-46; E Co., 7th CAV, 1950-51.  13 April 2016.  (Charter Member)

MARTIN, MAJ Fred F. “Pink”, HQ, 61st FA, 1943-45; HQ, DIVARTY, 1945.  3 April 2016.  (Board of Governors 2007-09)

NAVA, SP4 Robert, A Co., 1-12th CAV, 1965-66.  12 April 2016.

NEWBERRY, CPT (Ret) Claude Hollis, C Trp., 12th CAV, 1942-45.  7 April 2016.  

RICE, SP5 Jon K., HHC, 15th TC, 1967-68.  13 April 2016. 

SHIFFLETT, MSG (Ret) Franklin D., HHC 3-10th CAV, 1983-84.  25 April 2016.

STEWART, CPT Frank H., H Co., 75th INF, 1970-71.  29 April 2016.


March 2016

LAST NAME, RANK First Name, Unit, Date.  Date of Death

ANDERSEN, T-4 Robert V., B Trp., 7th CAV, 1942-45.  29 March 2016.

ANKONY, SSG Robert C., E Co., 52nd INF, 1967-68.  19 March 2016.

ASHBY, 1SG (Ret) Pierre W., A Co., 1-7th CAV, 1968-69.  21 March 2016.

BAHR, SP4 Richard A., HHB, DIVARTY, 19656-67.  12 March 2016.

BROEME, CW4 (Ret) Keith S., A Co, 4-77th ARA, 1969-1970. 29 March 2016.

FORCE, CPT Taylor A., D Co., 2-12th CAV, 2010-12; A Btry., 5-82nd FA, 2012-14.  8 March 2016.

GILES, COL (Ret) George R., A Co., 227th AHB, 1967.  12 March 2016.

GOOD, SP5 Benjamin F., Jr., B Co., 1-5th CAV, 1968-69.  26 March 2016. 

LAZARES, CW5 (Ret) Michael D., E Btry, 82nd FA, 1967-68.  21 March 2016.

LEWIS, SSG Steven D., HHC, 1-12th CAV, 2013-16.  22 March 2016.  (Active Duty Trooper)

MANHEIMER, SP4 Jimmy, A Co., 1-12th CAV, 1967-68.  11 March 2016.

PERRIEN, SSG Charles W., G Trp., 7th CAV, 1941-45.  22 March 2016.

POZNICK, COL Andrew T., HHC, 3rd BCT, 2005-06; HHC, 1-12th CAV, 2010-12.  20 March 2016.

SMITH, MG (Ret) James D., HHC, 1-8th CAV, 1967, HHC, 2nd BDE, 1967-68.  18 March 2016.

TARTER, SP5 Michael D., A Co., 227th AHB, 1968-69.  8 March 2016. 

TAYLOR, PFC B.H. Jr., C Co., 1-8th CAV, 1970.  5 March 2016.

WILLIAMS, SP4 Donald R., C Co., 2-7th CAV, 1968.  1 March 2016..


February 2016

LAST NAME, RANK First Name, Unit, Date.  Date of Death
ACOSTA, SGM (Ret) Efren “Tony”,  11th AVN, 1968-69, 11th PATH, 1969.  11 February 2016. 

CALDWELL, CW4 (Ret) Harold E. “Hal”, B Co., 2-20th ARA, 1968-69 and 1970-71.  22 February 2016.

CAMPBELL, GEN (Ret) Charles C. "Hondo", HHC, 1CD, 1995-96.  8 February 2016.

CARLSON, CPL (Ret) Donald, B Co, 1-7 Cav, 19950. 2 February 2016.

COLE, SP5 Doyne I., Jr., 2-12th CAV, 1967-68.  18 February 2016.

CRANE, MSG Frederick A., D Co., 1-8th CAV, 1962-63.  20 February 2016.

FACTOR, PFC Bernard, 1-7 CAV, 1950, 1 February 2016.

HUCKABAY, SGT Jerry F. C Co., 1-7th CAV, 1967-68.  24 February 2016.

LAMBERT, SP4 William A., C Btry., 1-30th FA, 1969-70.  24 February 2016.

LAWYER, PFC James W., 25th ISD, 1966; HHC, 1st BDE, 1966-67.  16 February 2016.

McCULLEN, SSG R. E., H Trp., 12th CAV,  1942-45.  5 February 2016.  (Charter Member)

NORFLEET, SFC (Ret) Larry C., A Co., 2-12th CAV, 1970-71.  8 February 2016.

O'HEARN, Mr. Terrance J., G Co, 15th BSB, 2006-2008. 5 February 2016.

PRYER, 1SG (Ret) Robert S., 1-21st FA, 1969-70.  9 February 2016.

QUICK, SFC (Ret) Donald E., D Co., 5-7th CAV, 1968-69.  16 February 2016.

RECLA, MAJ Benjamin, D Co., 2-227th AVN, 2006-12.  28 February 2016.

SANDERS, SFC (Ret) Charles L., D Co., 2nd BG, 12th CAV, 1958-59; B Co., 1-7th CAV, 1965-66.  8 February 2016.  

THOMPSON, GEN (Ret) Richard H., HQ, 7th CAV, 1956.  21 February 2016.


January 2016

LAST NAME, RANK First Name, Unit, Date.  Date of Death

BERENATO, PFC Anthony, C Trp., 12th CAV, 1945-46.  7 January 2016.

CAIN, 1LT Randall L., HM 7 CAV, 1956, 2 January 2016.

CARISTA, PSG (Ret) Louis R., Sr., 15ADM, 1962-63; H Co., 75th INF, 1970-71.  20 January 2016. 

CRAWLEY, SP4 Thomas W., B Co., 2-5th CAV, 1967. 19 January 2016.

DANIELS, 1SG (Ret) Thomas R., HHT, 3-5th CAV, 1968; HHC, 1-12th CAV, 1981-84; C Co., 1st FSB, 1984-88.  14 January 2016.

GALLAGHER, SGT Joseph P. “Paddy”, 11th PATH, 1968-69.  14 January 2016.

GARDNER, SGT Loyde P., A Btry., 99th FA, 1942-45.  5 January 2016.

GILOTTI, CPT Jonathan M. “Mike”, A Co., 2-12th CAV, 2006-08. 5 January 2016.

HAZLEWOOD, MSG (Ret) Stephen, HHB, 1-30th FA, 1967. 10 January 2016.

KRINER, PFC Delbert, HHC, 1CDH, 1952, 13 January 2016.

McCLINTOCK, SSG Matthew Q., A Co., 2-7th CAV, 2006-09.  5 January 2016.

MORRISON, SP4 John J., B Co., 1-5th CAV, 1965.  12 January 2016.​

RIEGER, SP4 Karl, A Co., 229th AHB, 1968-69.  1 January 2016.

RYALS, SGT Russell, D Co., 2-8th CAV, 1971-72.  7 January 2016.

SCHUETTE, SSG Devin L., HHC, 1st BCT, 2013-15.  3 January 2016.  (Active Duty Trooper)

STOREY, SGT Dennis C., B Co., 1-7th CAV, 1970-71.  1 January 2016.

STOTTS, SSG Glenn E. "Jake", HQ, 99th FA, 1949-53.  6 January 2016. 

WAYMAN, MAJ Troy D., HHC, 4th BCT, 2007-09.  16 January 2016.


December 2015

LAST NAME, RANK First Name, Unit, Date.  Date of Death

AGUILERA, PFC Joaquin, D Co., 12th CAV, 1944, 14 December 2015

AUTRY, SGT J. D., G Trp., 7th CAV, 1943-45.  24 December 2015.

BADILLOALVAREZ, SPC Victor, 664th Ord Co., 553rd CSB, 2013-15.  27 December 2015.  (Active Duty Trooper)

COMBS, SGT Terry D., B Co., 1-12th CAV, 1966-67.  17 December 2015.

LAVENDER, PFC David A. "Purp", A Co., 1-5th CAV, 1965.  18 December 2015.

McCLISH, SGT Terry L., C Co., 2-7th CAV, 1969-70.  25 December 2015.

McDOUGLE, SGT (Ret) Michael E., D Co., 2-5th CAV, 1967.  7 December 2015.

MOSES, SPC Eric R., G Trp., 3-3rd CAV, 2014-15.  3 December 2015.  (Active Duty Trooper)

PIASZIK, SP4 Victor A., C Co., 229 AVN, 30 December 2015

RUBIN, CPL Tibor, I Co., 3-8th CAV, 1950-53.  5 December 2015.  (Medal of Honor Recipient)

WOODRUFF, PFC John H., C Co., 15th TC, 1967-68.  6 December 2015. 


November 2015

LAST NAME, RANK First Name, Unit, Date.  Date of Death

BERTALAN, CPL Frederick, SVC Co., 12th CAV, 1947-48.  2 November 2015. 

BOSWELL, MAJ (Ret) Henry D., G Co., 2-8th CAV, 1950-51.  29 November 2015. 

BURRIS, SGM (Ret) Gregory L., HHC, ENG BDE, 1993-95.  30 November 2015. 

CANTAR, PVT George C., 271st FA, 1946-48.  5 November 2015.

COX, SP4 Robert E., A Co., 1-7th CAV, 1967-68.  1 November 2015.

HARP, CPL Kayleb R., C Co., 215th BSB, 2013-15.  25 November 2015.  (Active Duty Trooper)

HEIDE, SP4 Gerald W., B Trp., 1-9th CAV, 1966-67.  16 November 2015.

HUSS, PSG (Ret) Archie P., 545th MP, 1965-66 and 1970-71.  7 November 2015.

McKIBBENS, SGT A.J., HHC, 11th AVN, 1967.  7 November 2015.

RICHARDSON, MAJ (Ret) William A., F Trp./MG Trp., 7th CAV, 1940-45; HQ & SVC Trp., 7th CAV, 1946-49.  29 November 2015.  (Charter Member, Association President 1996-98)

SALAZAR, CSM (Ret) Henry, HHC, 8th ENG, 1965-66; 1969-70.  7 November 2015.

SMITH, SFC (Ret) John T. IV, D Co., 1-227th AVN, 1991-93.  18 November 2015.

SWINDALL, 1SG (Ret) Henry S., G Trp., 2-5th CAV, 1944-46.  27 November 2015.  

WATTS, MSG (Ret) Lewis L., C Co., 2-8th CAV, 1966-67.  8 November 2015.


Additional Taps Notifications 

AUSTIN, SGT Alvin E. 7-17 Cav, 1968. 1 August 2015.

BORNSTEIN, SGT Steven, D Co., 15th TC, 1965, 13 December 2014.

BOWEN, SP-4 Bennie L. C Co, 1-9 CAV, 1969. 13 January 2013.

BRIMEYER, SGT Melvin F., F Co, 2-7 CAV, 1951. June 2014.

CAPPUCCI, SGT Anthony J. Jr., C Co., 15th TC, 1966, 20 August 2015.

COLLINS, CW4 Richard F., C Co, 228 AVN, 1967. 3 June 2013.

CRAIG, CPL George D, 16 QM, 1946. 5 April 2015

FEATHERSON, SGT George H., HHC, 5th CAV, 1942. 22 June 2015.

GRAY, COL (Ret) Joe E., D Co, 229 AVN, 1965, 11 September 2015.

JONES, 1LT Grover A., C Co, 1-68 ADA, 1978, 3 October 2015.

JONES, SP4 Harry M., HHT, 7th CAV, 25 March 2015.

KLUG, 1LT Gerald M., 1-5 CAV, 1969-70. 21 July 2014.

MCMURTRIE, SSG Robert H., H Co, 2-8 CAV, 1950, 4 October 2013.

​RINGGOLD, Mr. Marvin C., A Co, 1-8 CAV. 24 August 2014.

ROSE, SFC Milton W., B Co, 77 FA, 29 April 2015.

SANBORN, PFC Duane F. H Co, 3-5 CAV, 1950. 14 July 2015.

SIMON, 1LT Fred H., 1-12 CAV, 1965, 23 June 2015.

TENNEY, PFC Kenneth E., H Co, 1-12 CAV, 1944. 30 August 2013.


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