unit history information
for A/7/17 CAV
D/7/17 CAV

For date 680304

A/7/17 CAV was a US Army unit
D/7/17 CAV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Pleiku Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Description: A/7/17 Cav reported that D Troop was OPCONed to them and inserted into a VC village and rest area. The ground force destroyed 20 hootches, 50 baskets of food, 40 chickens, 35 pigs, 50 pounds of corn, 30 of cotton, and some miscellenous cooking equipment. They also captured some SA ammo and two POW's, including a 1LT. The Scouts were sweeping around the village making sure no one would escape when they received heavy AW fire from a tree line. Two air strikes were called in, resulting in 3 VC KIA.

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

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