Army Reporter information
for 1 BDE 5 MECH

From date 710215 to 710221

1 BDE 5 MECH was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Quang Tri Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Cam Lo
Description: 08Mar71- Vietnam communiqué Feb. 15-21 Page 2 5th Inf Div In Quang Tri Province of Military Region 1 during the morning of Feb. 15, an element of the 1st Bde., 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized), engaged 24 enemy with organic weapons in an area 13 miles west of Cam Lo. Fifteen enemy were killed, four individual weapons captured and two radios destroyed. There were no friendly casualties. An element of the 1st Bde. was engaged by 15 enemy using small arms and automatic weapons fire 13 miles west of Cam Lo in Quang Tri Province in Military Region 1 on the morning of Feb. 16. Artillery was called to support the engagement. Three enemy soldiers were killed. U.S. casualties were three killed an one wounded.

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