Army Reporter information
for D/1/10 CAV 4 INF

For date 680120


D/1/10 CAV 4 INF was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Pleiku Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Plei Me
Description: The following is an edited version of an article titled "Munitions Cache Destroyed by 4th Division Cavalrymen" dated 20 Jan 1968. Cavalrymen from the D/1/10th Cav, 4th Inf Div recently located a large munitions cache near Plei Me. The light scout helicopter section of the troop spotted holes under some dense brush while on a reconnaissance mission. MAJ Lloyd Kendrick, the troop commander who was accompanying the recon patrol, moved in and hovered over the holes while MAJ Thomas White, squadron S-3 officer, was lowered to the ground for a detailed look. White uncovered eight mines, eight cases of TNT, 4,000 rounds of AK-47 ammunition, twenty-five 82mm rockets, 15 rocket rounds and 30 fuses. The troop's Aero-Rifle Platoon was flown in to search and secure the area while an ordnance disposal team blew up the cache.
Comments: MAJ Kendrick, Lloyd; Troop CO; ; MAJ White, Thomas; Sdqn S-3; ;

The source for this information was 6801AR.AVN supplied by Les Hines


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