unit history information
for MAG-36
HMM-362
VMO-6
HMM-261

For date 660129


MAG-36 was a US Marine Corps unit
HMM-362 was a US Marine Corps unit
VMO-6 was a US Marine Corps unit
HMM-261 was a US Marine Corps unit
Primary service involved, US Marine Corps
Operation DOUBLE EAGLE
Quang Ngai Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Description: In support of DOUBLE EAGLE, MAG-36 reported at 0630H six UH-34D's departed KY HA for the BSA and during the day performed resupply and Med Evac missions between the BSA and various ships of the task force. At 0635H eighteen UH-34D's departed for Quang Ngai Airfield to standby for contingency purposes. At 0830H these aircraft were utilized to lift 192 ARVN troops from Quang Ngai to Tra Bong (BS341880) for reinforcement of the outpost. The aircraft then returned to KY HA. UH-1E aircraft of VMO-6 were employed in convoy escort between Chu Lai and Quang Ngai, TAC(A)/TAO missions in the objective area, and Psy War flights in the vicinity of the BSA. At 1845H two UH-34D's from HMM-362 and two UH-1E's inserted a recon team at BS754421. To complete the day eight UH-34D's from HMM-261 departed KY HA at 2045H with 12,000 pounds of rations for the BSA.

The source for this information was HQ MAG-36 Combat After Action Rpt 20 Mar 66


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