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"Delta Troop" began it's history in 1833 when it was formed as part of the 1st Squadron 1st Cavalry. It has, since it's inception, indelibly engraved it's name in the annals of history as a part of the United States Army's most battle honored unit.

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Welcome to D-Troop.com

Since February 2004, there has been a substantial gravitation to the site. We now have nearly 300 names and contact information for pilots, gunners, "blues", admin, maintenance and others, which now provide an avenue for many of our friends to keep in touch.

For the best information about the D-Troop 1/1 unit which served in Vietnam during the periods of 1968 to 1972, you've come to the right place. Nevertheless, all D-Troop members are welcome to share their information and be recognized as part of our elite unit. I welcome all feedback and additional information regarding the unit. Please bookmark this page and check back often for updates.
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Welcome to the D Troop website. This website is intended to keep all our D Troop pals in constant touch. Many of us served and operated as a well-oiled machine during the Vietnam War, and our hearts were all touched by some of the bravest and most courageous soldiers of the time. Many Vietnam veterans would have put his life on the line to help his fellow soldier in time of need. After many years with absolutely NO contact with my Army pals, I decided to make this site. We have a great bunch of guys keeping in contact with one another. Many have also donated their photos, stories, documentation, memories, and much more over the years and I hope the trend continues. Tell your friends about our D Troop website. It remains to be a truly cohesive group of good guys that recognize the role we played in Vietnam. By wandering through the pages of the site, you'll realize we were a bunch of young kids with dedication and loyalty to our fellow soldier and most of all for our country. We will never forget our friends... all those that we fought along side and even more so for ALL the brave young men that made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Above and Beyond
Chicago, IL
This is a must see Vietnam War Memorial - 58,307 hanging dog tags of Vietnam veterans who lost their lives in Vietnam. Each tag is a replica indicating the veterans name, date of death and military branch. Arranged in order of date of death.
Quite an impressive memorial to our Vietnam veterans.
If you get a chance, you must get to the Harold Washington Library Center in Chicago. The exhibit will remain at the library through April 15, 2020.

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Heard we recently lost another Trooper. Joseph Gorecki (far left) Read obituary

REUNION UPDATE now online. Planning for the 2018 reunion in Las Vegas, Nevada are underway. Click here for info
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How about taking a trip down memory lane and share a bit of DTroop history. Been a long time since anyone has contributed to the Stories page. We all have a memory worthy of sharing...

The D-Troop Guestbook is now operational. Check it out. Click here