unit history information
for A/1 AVN
13 CAB
121 AVN
A/501 AVN

From date 651009 to 651010

A/1 AVN was a US Army unit
13 CAB was a US Army unit
121 AVN was a US Army unit
A/501 AVN was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Ba Zuyen Province, South Vietnam
Location, Soc Trang
Description: The A Company, 1st Aviation Battalion unit history states that upon release from support of the 173d Airborne, the company moved even farther sout to join with the 13th Avn Bn. At 1200H, Company A closed at Soc Trang, home of the 121st Avn and Company A, 501st Avn. The operation on the Delta involved lifting elements of the 9th and 27th ARVN Divisions from Vi Thanh (WR550830) into two LZ. A total of three lifts were made into the areas lifting approximately 1,200 troops. Moderate ground fire was received in both LZ's, but no aircraft were damaged. At 1200H on the 10th, the Company was released, and returned to Ban Me Thuot.

The source for this information was STAGECOACH, History of the 155th AML by CPT John A. Geurin

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023