unit history information
for 155 AHC

For date 680831

155 AHC was a US Army unit
5 SF GRP was a US Army unit
22 ARVN DIV was a Vietnamese Army unit
23 ARVN DIV was a Vietnamese Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Darlac Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Camp Coryell
Description: The 155th Aviation Company unit history states that at 0245H Camp Coryell was hit again with 122mm rockets. A total of 20 fell on or near the compond. Three enlisted from the 185th Recon Airplane Company and two from the 70th Engineers were wounded slightly and returned to duty. Two UH-1Cs and two UH-1Hs of the 4th Inf Div received minor damage. One GP medium tent wasd destroyed. The summary section of the history states that during this month they gave the majority of their support to the Special Forces units. They conducted 17 platoon sized CAs in support of the 22d and 23d ARVN Divisions. Over 30 APD missions were flown in the Ban Me Thuot and Duc Lap areas to help locate several enemy base camps. Their gunships were called out on 21 different occasions to support both U.S. and ARVN troops in contact. In addition to local support, they accomplished major lifts in Qui Nhon and Cheo Reo.

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

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