unit history information
for 361 AWC
2/1 CAV

From date 680901 to 681103

361 AWC was a US Army unit
2/1 CAV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Pleiku Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, FSB Blackhawk
Description: The 361st AWC reported they retained the GS-21 mission which consisted of flying convoy cover for the 2/1th Cavalry Squadron in an AO between Pleiku and the Mang Yang Pass along QL 19. Daily a light fire team would fly to FSB Blackhawk, located about half way between Pleiku and the Pass. During the times they were not flying air cover over moving convoys, they would be on a three minute strip alert at the FSB. This misison continued until approximately 3 Nov when it terminated and was replaced by the II Corps Standby mission.

The source for this information was Unit history provided by Betty Lou Jordan

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