Army Reporter information
for 1 BDE 1 CAV

From date 710208 to 710214

1 BDE 1 CAV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
South Vietnam
Location, Ham Tan
Description: 01Mar71- Vietnam communiqué Feb. 08-14 Page 2 1st Cav Div In Military Region 3 late in the evening of Feb. 8, an artillery element of the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), while in a night defensive position 14 miles northwest of Ham Tan, received less than five rounds of an undetermined-type mortar fire resulting in light casualties with no fatalities and light materiel damage. Three days later in the same region, an element of the 1st Bde. received small arms fire while on a reconnaissance mission 12 miles northeast of Bien Hoa City. The contact, lasting 30 minutes and supported by tactical air strikes and artillery, resulted in four enemy killed and three individual weapons captured. One U.S. soldier was killed and 10 wounded.

The source for this information was 7103AR.AVN supplied by Les Hines

Additional information is available on CD-ROM.

Please send additions or corrections to: Gary Roush Email address:

Return to panel index

Return to Helicopter Pilot KIA index

Return to VHPA Home Page

Copyright © 1998 - 2023 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association

Last updated 04/12/2005

Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023