unit history information
for A/7/17 CAV

For date 680513

A/7/17 CAV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Kontum Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, southwest of Dak To
Description: A/7/17 Cav reported their Scouts took 6 NVA under fire. The NVA scattered in all directions. While searching for the scattered enemy, the Scouts observed a small machine gun on wheels, 117 packs and 7 or 8 individuals. Exchanging fire, the Scouts killed one. Arty and air strikes were employed killing 8 more. Still searching the same area, the Scouts surprised an estimated platoon and killed 6 more. Their Guns fired up the area, but the NVA escaped leaving a total of 15 KIAs behind.

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

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023