unit history information
for 155 AHC
1/503 ABN 173 ABN

For date 680214

155 AHC was a US Army unit
1/503 ABN 173 ABN was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Darlac Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Ban Me Thuot
Description: The 155th Aviation Company unit history states during the night of the 14th, two FALCON gunships were dispatched in response to a request from the 503d Airborne Fire Support Base for air suppot to assist in repulsing an attack on their location. These two gunships flew 40 sorties from 0130H to 0400H and were credited with 15 KBAs. As a token of appreication, the crews were later presented with a B-40 rocket launcher and a light machinegun captured in this action. These war trophies are now on display in the Officer's Club.

The source for this information was 1968 Unit History of the 155th AVN by SP4 Royce J. Campbell

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023