unit history information
for 361 AWC
7/17 CAV

For date 690618


361 AWC was a US Army unit
7/17 CAV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Kontum Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Ben Het
Description: The 361st Escort Company's unit history states that the third platoon worked with 7/17th Cav LOHs just to the southwest of ben Het and were credited with 20 confirmed enemy KBAs. Later in the day, while escorting in a helicopter with a CBS news team, 10 more enemy were confirmed KBAs by the Panters.

The source for this information was 1969 Annual Sup Unit Hist by CPT Manns provided by Bettie Lou Jordan 1998


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