operation report information
for 1/9 CAV
C/1/9 CAV

From date 660125 to 660128

1/9 CAV was a US Army unit
C/1/9 CAV was a US Army unit
3 BDE 1 CAV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation MASHER
South Vietnam
Description: During Phase I of operation MASHER, security was increased on Route 1 from a point about midway between Qui Nhon and Bong Son to just south of Bong Son itself. The 1/9th ACS, with its C and D Trps, conducted extensive operations in this area during this period and moved its operating base to Phu Cat. All this support was provided primarily for 3rd Bde and 11th CAG road convoys from An Khe to various assembly points along Route 1. Once Phase I was complete, all the 3rd Bde units and supporting units were in position to start Phase II. However, once a unit got to its assembly point it was expected to patrol the surrounding area in an active manner.

The source for this information was 1st Team P 142, 1/9 OPORD 1-66

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