Reunion Trooper and KIA Survivor Assistance Fund
By Frank R. Cambria, Secretary
During the 2008 Reunion Members Business Meeting, the Board of Directors
proposed and the membership passed Motion 2008-0823A to
definition and name
of the fund to include immediate family members (Parents, siblings,
children, widows) of our KIAs.
1. A room
at the host hotel for one or two nights during the reunion weekend.
to purchase fuel for auto, tickets for airfare or other means of
transportation such as bus fare or train fare.
or food allowance.
Funds are collected through direct donations or the “passing of the
hat” at the annual membership Business Meeting and are accounted for by the
Treasurer. The Treasurer includes the Reunion Trooper and KIA Survivor
Assistance Fund as a separate reporting item on the quarterly financial
To be considered for financial assistance from the fund to attend a Reunion
of the 11th ACVVC, the Trooper or the KIA's immediate family members
(defined as Parents, siblings, children, widows) making the request
Do so in writing to the Secretary or the President,
Provide evidence of the Trooper's service in Vietnam and/or Cambodia with
the 11th Armored Cavalry "Blackhorse" Regiment.
The applicant Trooper or KIA survivor should describe
his/her need for monetary assistance, briefly stating his/her financial
situation (i.e., job, income, family, or other relevant facts). In
addition, the Trooper may be required to show proof that he is a member, or
that he is qualified to become a member, of the 11th ACVVC. The Officers
and Directors of 11th ACVVC will decide by a majority vote on whom and how
much assistance will be given to a Trooper or Survivor of a KIA.
You can find the complete description of the Reunion Trooper and KIA
Survivor Assistance Fund on the website