unit history information
for A/7/17 CAV
173 ABN

From date 671227 to 671231

A/7/17 CAV was a US Army unit
173 ABN was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Pleiku Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Description: A/7/17 Cav operated in support of TF Powerhouse, 173d Abn Bde. A detailed visual recon coupled with the insertation of their Blues in the De Bodral Plantation area procuded 5 NVA KIA, 4,000 pounds of rice, 2 weapons, 6 B-40 rockets, 7 AT mines, and 2,700 rounds of SA ammo. From the 200 documents captured, the unit identification of the NVA 95-B Regt, 280 Recon and an OPLAN for Dec and Jan activities in the Pleiku area.

The source for this information was A/7/17 CAV 4 FEB 67 - 31 DEC 68 Unit History

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023