Army Reporter information
for 1 CAV DIV
1/9 CAV
1/5 CAV
1/12 CAV

From date 681027 to 681103


1 CAV DIV was a US Army unit
1/9 CAV was a US Army unit
1/5 CAV was a US Army unit
1/12 CAV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Thua Thien Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Camp Evans
Description: The following is an edited version from the weekly Vietnam Communique column in the 18 Nov 1968 issue. Members of the 1st Cav Div killed 29 enemy soldiers in a week of light fighting. Small arms fire and aerial rockets were used to kill six enemy in the 1st Cav Div's AO on Oct 29. The majority of the action took place near a heavily wooded area 11 miles west of Camp Evans. Early in the morning, an element of the 1/9th Cav, flying over the area, engaged two NVA with rocket fire, killing both and destroying their weapons. An hour later in the same area an element from the 1/5th Cav engaged a small enemy force in a firefight. Three NVA were killed and two radios captured. At noon, an element from the 1/12th Cav engaged a lone enemy soldier in the same area.

The source for this information was 6811AR.AVN supplied by Les Hines


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