operation BLACKJACK 23 information
for A-218 SF DET

From date 670305 to 670403

A-218 SF DET was a US Army unit
MGF was a Civilian Irregular Defense Group unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation BLACKJACK 23
Binh Dinh Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Soui Kon River valley
Description: This was a mobile guerrilla controlled by the Special Forces A-218 Detachment into the Soui Kon River valley. They confirmed the use of the area as a NVA/VC headquarters and supply area. Sadly a bombing run on 9 March mistakenly hit this force killing one SF and two CIDG and wounding two more SF and nine CIDG.

The source for this information was Green Berets at War P:268

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Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021