unit history information
for MAG-36
HMM-363
VMO-6
HMM-364

For date 660203


MAG-36 was a US Marine Corps unit
HMM-363 was a US Marine Corps unit
VMO-6 was a US Marine Corps unit
HMM-364 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 two UH-34D's from HMM-363 escorted by two VMO-6 UH-1E's inserted a recon team at BS808272. At 090H one UH-34D from HMM-364 escorted by two Army UH-1B's inserted a five man recon team at BS635408 and retracted a four man team from the same zone. At 1230H twenty seven UH-34D's escorted by two Army UH-1B's lifted 499 troops of 2/4(-) from BS795325 to BS828277. VMO-6 acted as TAC(A) mission controlling A-4 and F-4 aircraft on LZ prep. At 1530H forty UH-34D's escorted by two UH-1E's lifted 500 troops of BLT 2/3(-) from BS719425 to BS921267. Again VMO-6 acted as TAC(A) for LZ prep. At 1730H twenty UH-34D's with two UH-1E' as escort lifted an additional 225 from BS636449 to the BSA at BS834420.

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


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