Army Reporter information
for 164 CAG
C/7/1 CAV

For date 681019

164 CAG was a US Army unit
C/7/1 CAV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Sa Dec Province, IV Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Sa Dec
Description: The following is an edited version from the weekly Vietnam Communique column in the 19 Oct 1968 issue. Helicopter gunners from the 164th CAG accounted for 26 VC dead and sank 30 sampans in a day of scattered encounters throughout the Mekong Delta. The group reported 77 enemy deaths during the week. In a series of contacts five miles south of Sa Dec, helicopter crewmen of C/7/1st Air Cav reported killing 14 VC soldiers. Ground units sweeping an area seven miles SW of Rach Gia, the scene of an earlier strike by gunships, located the bodies of eight VC evidently killed in that action.

The source for this information was 6810AR.AVN supplied by Les Hines

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