K Troop 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

The Blackhorse In Vietnam 1966 - 1972

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Gerald Bright


Gerald Bright

K Troop

1966 - 1967

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Gerald Bright served with K Troop from Oct. 1966 until June of 1967.  Gerald survived Sgt. Wayne Schumacher's ambush patrol of June 19, 1967 in which seven K Troopers were killed.  Gerald resides in Newport, NC.   He is a retired firefighter, is married with two children and has several grandchildren.  He has contributed these photos.

Group Photo - Back row: PFC Lewis, Sp4 Willis, Sp4 Monroe, Sgt. Hatcher, SSgt. Ausseress.  Front row: PFC Bright, PFC Thompson, Sp4 Whitten, Sgt. Peterson and PFC Stewart.

Group Photo - Back row: PFC Thompson, Sgt. Peterson, Sgt. Ausseress, PFC Copeland, SSGT. Hatcher and PFC Stewart.  Middle row: SP4 Monroe, PFC Broberg and PFC Lewis.  Front Row: SP4 Whitten, SP4 Willis, SP4 Filiberti and PFC Bright.

SGT. Wayne Schumacher
Reunion Photo - Tom McNeil, Jerrold Whitten and Gerald Bright.
Bill Lewellen Receiving Trooper of Year Award.
Gerald Bright - Tent City 1966

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