Army Reporter information
for 173 ABN BDE

For date 680914

173 ABN BDE was a US Army unit
40 ARVN REG was a Vietnamese Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Binh Dinh Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Bong Son
Description: The following is an edited version from the weekly Vietnam Communique column in the 14 Sep 1968 issue. Elements of the 173rd Abn Bde and the 40th ARVN Inf Reg killed more than 100 enemy soldiers during the week in Operation Cochise Green east of Bong Son. The combined search-and-clear operation has resulted in 371 suspects detained for questioning.

The source for this information was 6809AR.AVN supplied by Les Hines

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