Army Reporter information
for 54 ARTY GRP

From date 681229 to 690106

54 ARTY GRP was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
South Vietnam
Location, Ben Lic
Description: The following is an edited version from the weekly Vietnam Communique column in the 20 Jan 1969 issue. Artillerymen from the 54th Arty Grp killed eight enemy soldiers during two fire mission on Dec 29. Six VC were killed and two sampans were sunk by elements of the 7/8th Arty, after an Air Force forward air controller spotted the enemy moving along a river northwest of Ben Luc. In other action, artillery crews from the 5/42nd Arty, killed two enemy and ignited one secondary explosion in an area southwest of Bear Cat.

The source for this information was 6901AR.AVN supplied by Les Hines

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023