unit history information
A/7/17 CAV was a US Army unit
for A/7/17 CAV
For date 680404
Primary service involved, US Army
Kontum Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, west of Kontum
Description: A/7/17 Cav reported their Scouts were reconnoitering around a fresh trail when they notiaced an NVA soldier hiding in a foxhole. Firing into the area, they confirmed 7 NVA KIA's. The Troop received a change of mission to check out another area. When they returned to the contact site, four of the bodies had been removed and the others stripped of their equipment; indicating the presence of a larger force. Further contact was not made.
The source for this information was A/7/17 CAV 4 FEB 67 - 31 DEC 68 Unit History
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