unit history information
for 282 AHC
CALLSIGN - BLACK CATS
CALLSIGN - ALLEYCATS

For date 680101


282 AHC was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Quang Tri Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Description: The 282nd AHC unit history reported this was their second full year of operations. Their mission was supporting I Corps HQ, the I Corps Advisory effort and operations of the 1st and 2d ARVN Divs. Their slicks operated under the name BLACK CATS and their guns ALLEYCATS. They supported combat assault, medical evacuation, resupply, visual reconnaissance, command and control, firefly, armed escort, suppressive fire, close air support and other missions as requested. The unit history mentions The Hue Section so the AHC must have had more than one operating base.

The source for this information was 282 AHC History 1 Jan - 31 Dec 68 by 1LT Thomas Prince


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