Army Reporter information
for 1/9 CAV 1 CAV

For date 680928


1/9 CAV 1 CAV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Thua Thien Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Hue
Description: The following is an edited version from the weekly Vietnam Communique column in the 28 Sep 1968 issue. Skytroopers from the 1/9th Cav, 1st Cav Div killed three NVA soldiers in the jungles 13 miles west of Hue. The crews later led troopers from the 5/7th Cav to three more enemy nearby. The ground forces killed one of the NVA soldiers. Helicopter crews from the 1/9th Cav observed 30 enemy 13 miles NW of Hue. A platoon was air assaulted into the area. Three NVA soldiers were killed in the immediate action and one suspect detained.

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


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