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11 BDE 23 INF was a US Army unit
for 11 BDE 23 INF
For date 681124
Primary service involved, US Army
Quang Ngai Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, LZ BRONCO
Description: The following is an edited version of an article titled "GEN Haines Visit 11th Inf. Bde."
LZ BRONCO - GEN E. Haines, commander-in-chief of U.S. Army Pacific, visited the 11th Inf. Bde. late last month while on an inspection tour of Vietnam. This was the new USARPAC commander's first trip here since assuming responsibility in July for the Army's largest specified command. GEN Haines flew from the 173rd Abn Bde. at LZ English in II Corps to the "Jungle Warriors" base camp here. He was hosted by Americal Div Commander MG Charles M. Gettys and 11th Bde. Commander COL John W. Donaldson. After a briefing on division operations, the USARPAC commander visited the brigade's newest FSB, LZ Dancer.
Photo Caption - FOUR-STAR VISITOR. GEN Ralph E. Haines, COMUSARPAC, is briefed by COL. John W. Donaldson, commander of the 11th Inf. Bde., during a visit to Duc Pho and LZ Bronco. (Photo by SP5 Albert Holloway). 11th Inf. Bde.
The source for this information was 6811_112_scr supplied by Les Hines 01/05/2000
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