Enemy Contacts

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TEAM 1-3/1-2, 24 JAN 69, 1239HRS, LK PROV:YT192199, 9km N TRANG BOM
 
ENGAGED 5 ENEMY. SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED. LOFT SUPPORT. CONTACT LOST 1243HRS. TEAM EXTRACTED 1325HRS. RESULTS:4 ENEMY CONFIRMED KIA. 3 AK47's, 13 AK47 MAGAZINES, 13 82mm ROUNDS, 3 75MM ROUNDS, 1 GAS MASK, 2 CANTEENS, 4 HAMMOCKS, 2 PONCHOS, 4 SETS WEB GEAR, 1 MEDICAL KIT AND 1 DOCUMENT CAPTURED. 1 US WIA(MINOR).
 
 
TEAM 2-6, 27 JAN 69, 1634HRS, LK PROV:YT204168, 5km N TRANG BOM
 
ENAGAGED BY ESTIMATED 5 ENEMY. RECEIVED 1 RPG AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE. RETURNED FIRE WITH ORGANIC WEAPONS. LOFT SUPPORT. CONTACT LOST 1644 HRS. TEAM EXTRACTED 1708HRS. RESULTS:UNKNOWN ENEMY CASULTIES. NEGATIVE US CASULTIES.
 
 
TEAM 3-2, 29 JAN 69, 0058HRS, LK PROV:YT272218, 13km NE TRANG BOM
 
ENGAGED UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY. SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED. LOFT SUPPORT. CONTACT LOST 0130HRS. TEAM EXTRACTED 0152HRS. D/3-17 CAV RELEASED AT 0155HRS. RESULTS:UNKNOWN ENEMY CASULTIES. NEGATIVE US CASULTIES.
 
 
II FIELD FORCE G-3, 31 JAN 69,

MAJ HECKMAN INFORMED G-3 TOC THAT ONE LRP TEAM WILL BE INSERTED IN THE VICINITY OF YT184169, 1330HRS, TO CHECK REPORT OF 1000 ENEMY IN AREA.
 
 
TEAM 4-2, 1 FEB 69, 1212HRS, LK PROV:YT294266, 14km NE TRANG BOM
 
ENGAGED ESTIMATED 10 ENEMY. NEGATIVE ENEMY RETURN FIRE. LOFT, ARTY, TACAIR SUPPORT. LOFT IN SUPPORT RECEIVED RPG FIRE. CONTACT LOST AND TEAM EXTRACTED AT 1300HRS. RESULTS: 1 ENEMY CONFIRMED KIA. UNKNOWN NUMBER OF PROBABLE ENEMY KIA. NEGATIVE US CASULTIES.
 
 
TEAM 5-1?,3 FEB 69, 0909HRS, LK PROV:YT243300, 18km N TRANG BOM
 
ENGAGED ESTIMATED 5 ENEMY. SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED. CONTACT LOST 0934HRS. TEAM EXTRACTED 0952HRS. RESULTS:2 ENEMY CONFIRMED KIA. 2 ENEMY POW(WIA). 2 AK47's, 1 9mm PISTOL, 3 107mm ROUNDS, 4 107mm FUSES, 2 HAND GRENADES AND 4 SETS WEB GEAR CAPTURED. NEGATIVE US CASULTIES
 
 
TEAM 3-2/3-3,5 FEB 69,0740HRS,LK PROV:YT217268, 15km N TRANG BOM
 
ENGAGED ESTIMATED 15 ENEMY. SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED. LOFT SUPPORT. CONTACT LOST 0745HRS. TEAM EXTRACTED 0839HRS. RESULTS:1 ENEMY CONFIRMED KIA. UNKNOWN NUMBER OF PROBABLE ENEMY KIA. 1 AK47 CAPTURED. 1 US WIA(MINOR).
 
 
TEAM 3-5, 6 FEB 69, 1148HRS, LK PROV:YT280192, 11km NE TRANG BOM
 
ENGAGED ESTIMATED 6 ENEMY. SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED. LOFT SUPPORT. CONTACT LOST 1207HRS. TEAM EXTRACTED 1239HRS. RESULTS:2 ENEMY CONFIRMED KIA. 1 AK50 WITH BAYONET, 3 MAGAZINES AND 1 AMMO POUCH CAPTURED. NEGATIVE US CASULTIES.
 
 
TEAM 4-2, 8 FEB 69, 1800HRS, LK PROV:YT136207, 11km NW TRANG BOM
 
ENGAGED BY ESTIMATED 10-12 ENEMY. SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED. LOFT SUPPORT. BIEN HOA TACTICAL RRF REQUESTED TO BE PUT ON STANDBY AND APPROVED BY II FFV G-3 OPS. CONTACT LOST 1811 HRS. TEAM EXTRACTED 1831 HRS. RRF RELEASED 1905HRS. USARV, MACV J-3, BIEN HOA TACTICAL COMMAND CENTER NOTIFIED. RESULTS: 6 ENEMY CONFIRMED KIA. 3 AK47's AND 3 9mm PISTOLS CAPTURED. NEGATIVE US CASULTIES.
 
 
TEAM 3-1, 10 FEB 69, 1122HRS, BH PROV:YT244174, 7km NE TRANG BOM
 
ENGAGED ESTIMATED 3 ENEMY. SMALL ARMS FIRE EXCHANGED. LOFT SUPPORT. CONTACT LOST 1126HRS. TEAM EXTRACTED 1158HRS. RESULTS: UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY CASULTIES. NEGATIVE US CASULTIES.
 
 
TEAM 2-2/2-1,11 FEB 69,1029HRS,BH PROV:YT235195,9km NNE TRANG BOM
 
ENGAGED ESTIMATED 5 ENEMY. SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED. LOFT SUPPORT. CONTACT LOST 1037HRS. TEAM EXTRACTED 1113HRS. USARV, BIEN HOA TACTICAL, MACVCOC J-3 COMMAND CENTER NOTIFIED. RESULTS:1 ENEMY CONFIRMED KIA. 6 US WIA(MINOR).
 
 
TEAM 3-1, 11 FEB 69, 1850HRS, BH PROV:YT141077, 5km N BEARCAT
 
OBSERVED 7 ENEMY IN OPEN. MADE CONTACT AT 1852HRS. RECEIVED SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE FROM ALL AROUND PERIMETER FROM UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY. OBSERVED 122mm ROCKETS SET IN FIRING POSITION. RETURNED FIRE WITH ORGANIC WEAPONS. LOFT SUPPORT. CONTACT LOST AND TEAM EXTRACTED 1925 HRS. RRF ALERTED 1850HRS AND RELEASED 2000HRS.  CONTACTED LIASON OFFICER FROM 1st INF DIV AND ARRIVED BHTAC 2305HRS. 1st LIFT OF A/1-2/1st ID ARRRIVED BIEN HOA ARMY BASE 2325 HRS.  PLAN TO MOVE 1st ID ELEMENT AND CAV PLATOON-1-11ACR INTO CONTACT AREA EARLY MORNING. III CORPS ARVN AND THAIS REQUESTED BY CHIEF, II FFV G-3, TO POSITION FORCES TO BLOCK ENEMY ATTEMPTING TO ESCAPE CONTACT AREA. ARTY FIRED IN AREA ALL NIGHT. 0025HRS REQUESTED THAIS TO SWEEP AO GREEN TO THE SOUTH AND SCREEN NORTHERN TAOP TO BLOCK EMENY MOVEMENT TO THE SOUTH. 18th ARVN DIV IN POSITION AND REQUESTED TO TO BLOCK EASTERN SECTION OF AO GREEN.  WILL ADJUST IN MORNING.  FIREFLY OBSERVED ESTIMATED 100 NVA/VC IN CONTACT AREA AND ENGAGED WITH ORGANIC WEAPONS. CONTACT AREA ENGAGED WITH ARTY, SPOOKY, FIREFLY, FAC AND 7 TACAIR STRIKES AND CONTINUED USE OF ARTY. 602 RF RECON Co, B/1-11 ACR & A/1-2 INF WILL SWEEP AREA AT FIRST LIGHT.  2-52 INF IN BLOCKING POSITION TO EAST OF AREA. BIEN HOA TACTICAL TO COORDINATE ALL MOVEMENT. 12 APRIL 69 : B/1-11 ACR, A/1-2 INF, 602 RF RECON Co BEGAN SWEEP 0755HRS.DESTROYED 1 ENEMY BOBY TRAP 1010HRS. REACHED CONTACT AREA AND LOCATED BODY OF MIA FROM LRP TEAM.  ASSISTANT CHIEF OF STAFF NOTIFIED. RESULTS: 72 ENEMY CONFIRMED KIA. UNKNOWN NUMBER OF TOTAL ENEMY PROBABLE KIA. 1 US KIA(LARKINS). REMAINS UNRECOVERED. 1 US WIA. CAV PLATOON, 1/11th ACR RECOVERED REMAINS NEXT DAY.
 
 
COMPANY D(RANGER)151st INFANTRY, 12 FEB 69,
  
COBRA CRASHED ON PAD, INSERTION OF LRP TEAM WILL BE DELAYED.
  
COMPANY D(RANGER)151st INFANTRY, 12 FEB 69, 1910HRS,
  
HEAVY TM 18/42 INSERTED VICINITY OF YT138072.
  
 

TEAM 2-6, 13 FEB 69, 1823HRS BH PROV:YT205140, 2km N TRANG BOM
 
ENGAGED ESTIMATE 3-4 NVA/VC. SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPON FIRE EXCHANGED. LOFT SUPPORT. CONTACT LOST 1825 HRS. TEAM EXTRACTED 1856HRS. RESULTS: 1 US WIA. UNKNOWN ENEMY CASULTIES.
 
 
HEAVY TM 1-1/1-5, 19 FEB 69, 2130HRS
 

REPORTED HEAVY ENEMY MOVEMENT TOWARDS SOUTH.  ARTY FIRED ON AREA.  III CORPS, 1st CAV, 1 ATF-BHTAC NOTIFIED


D/151 LRP TM UNIDENTIFIED.  23 FEB 69, 1425HRS, YT218267 14km N TRANG BOM


ENGAGED ESTIMATED 6 ENEMY.  LOFT SUPPORT.  CONTACT LOST 1442HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1449HRS.  RESULTS: 3 US WIA, ENEMY CASULTIES UNKNOWN


TEAM 3-4, 24 FEB 69, 1700HRS, YT219211, 9km N TRANG BOM
 


ENGAGED UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED. LOFT SUPPORT.   RRF PLACED ON STANDBY ALERT1745HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1831HRS.  RRF RELIEVED FROM STANDBY 1845HRS. RESULTS: NEGATIVE US CASULTIES.  UNKNOWN ENEMY CASULTIES.
 


HEAVY TM 1-6, 25 FEB 69, 1855HRS, YT254218, 12 1/2 km NE TRANG BANG


ENGAGED 15-20 ENEMY WITH ORGANIC WEAPONS.  NEGATIVE SUPPORT REQUIRED. CONTACT LOST IMMEDIATELY.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1815 HOURS.  RESULTS: 1 US WIA.  UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY CASULTIES.


TEAM 1-4, 8 MAR 69, 1046HRS YT418350, 13km SW DING QUAN

ENGAGED 3 ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS, AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED.  LOFT SUPPORT.  CONTACT LOST 1054HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1145 HRS.  RESULTS: 3 ENEMY KIA. NEGATIVE US CASULTIES


HEAVY TM 3-6/3-2, 8 MAR 69, 1156HRS YT402380, 22km SW DING QUAN

ENGAGED ESTIMATED 7 ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS, AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED. LOFT SUPPPORT.  RRF REQUESTED TO BE PLACED ON STANDBY 1205HRS-CHIEF OF STAFF APPROVED. TEAM EXTRACTED 1248 HRS.  RESULTS: 5 ENEMY KIA.  1 AK-47, 1 GRENADE, 1 NOTEBOOK CAPTURED.  PRELIMINARY READOUT: ID  ASSISTANT POLITICAL OFFICER OF SAPPER COMPANY, SAPPER BATTALION, 5th VC DIV.  NEGATIVE US CASULTIES.


TEAM 4-3, 8 MAR 69, 1825HRS, YT343313, 21km SW DING QUAN
 


ENGAGED 3 ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS, AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED. LOFT SUPPORT.  CONTACT LOST 1829HRS. TEAM EXTRACTED 1902HRS.  RESULTS: NEGATIVE US CASULTIES.  UNKNOWN ENEMY CASULTIES


TEAM 1-2 , 9 MAR 69, 1300HRS, YT326318, 24km NE TRANG BOM

ENGAGED 4 ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS FIRE EXCHANGED.  CONTACT LOST 1315HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1340 HRS.  RESULTS: NEGATIVE US CASULTIES.  UNKNOWN ENEMY CASULTIES


HEAVY TEAM 3-6/3-2, 9 MAR 69, XT393383, 17km W DING QUAN


ENGAGED 3-4 ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS, AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED.  LOFT SUPPORT.  CONTACT LOST 1739HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1809HRS.  RESULTS: NEGATIVE US CASULTIES.  UNKNOWN ENEMY CASULTIES.


TEAM 2-1, 9 MAR 69, 1902HRS, YT319332, 24km NE TRANG BOM


RECEIVED SMALL ARMS FIRE FROM UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY.  RETURNED FIRE WITH ORGANIC WEAPONS.  LOFT SUPPORT.  CONTACT LOST 1907HRS. TEAM EXTRACTED 1930 HRS.  RESULTS: NEGATIVE US CASULTIES.  UNKNOWN ENEMY CASULTIES.


TEAM 3-4, 10 MAR 69, 1438HRS, YT342305, 24km  NE TRANG BOM


ENGAGED UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS, AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED.  LOFT SUPPORT.  CONTACT LOST 1445HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1458HRS.  RESULTS NEGATIVE US CASULTIES.  UNKNOWN ENEMY CASUALTIES.


HEAVY TM 1-6, 10 MAR 69, 1910 HRS, YT375291, 24km NE TRANG BOM


ENGAGED UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS, AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED.  ENEMY ALSO FIRED RPG. LOFT SUPPORT. CONTACT LOST 1918HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1954HRS.  RESULTS NEGATIVE US CASULTIES.  3 ENEMY KIA


HEAVY TM 1-6/2-1, 12 MAR 69, 1108HRS, YT376292, 20km NW XUAN LOC


ENGAGED 6-8 ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS FIRE EXCHANGED.  RECEIVED 2 ROUNDS OF RPG FIRE.  LOFT SUPPORT. CONTACT LOST 1120HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1140HRS.  RESULTS: 3 US WIA (MINOR).  UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY CASULTIES


HEAVY TEAM 1-7/1-1, 13 MAR 69, 1441HRS, YT381314, 19km SW DING QUAN


RECEIVED SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE FROM UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY. RETURNED FIRE WITH ORGANIC WEAPONS.  LOFT SUPPORT.  ARTY, TACAIR ENGAGED CONTACT AREA. CONTACT LOST 1510HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1531HRS.  LOH HAD MECHANICAL FAILURE AND DOWN AT FSB KATE.


TEAM 4-2, 13 MAR 69, 1855HRS, YT416340, 16km SE DINH QUAN


ENGAGED 4 ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS FIRE EXCHANGED.  LOFT SUPPORT.  CONTACT LOST 1905HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1925HRS.  RESULTS: NEGATIVE US CASULTIES.  UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY CASULTIES.


73rd RAC (ALOFT)  IN SUPPORT OF COMPANY D(RANGER), 151st INFANTRY
14 MAR 69, 1630HRS, YT337361, 22km WSW DINH QUAN

D/151 LOFT ENGAGED 2 ENEMY WITH ORGANIC WEAPONS.  RESULTS: 2 ENEMY KIA


HEAVY TM 1-5/1-4, 15 MAR 69, 1615HRS, YT339324, 23km SE DINH QUAN


RECEIVED SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE AND 2 ROUNDS OF RPG FIRE FROM 6-8 ENEMY.  RETURNED FIRE WITH ORGANIC WEAPONS.  LOFT SUPPORT.  CONTACT LOST 1640 HRS. TEAM EXTRACTED 1714HRS.  RESULTS 1 US WIA.  UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY CASULTIES.


HEAVY TM 4-4/3-5, 16 MAR 69, 1236HRS, YT 338360, 23km SW DINH QUAN


ENGAGED ESTIMATED 3 ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS FIRE EXCHANGED.  LOFT SUPPORT.  CONTACT LOST 1253HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1328HRS.  RESULTS: NEGATIVE US CASULTIES.  UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY CASULTIES.


HEAVY TEAM 1-5/1-4, 18 MAR 69, 0025HRS. 


SIGHTED 100 ENEMY MOVING TOWARDS 2-43, 3-5 CAV LOCATION AT YT384296.  FIRED ARTY IN AREA.  NOTIFIED III CTZ , A/5 SFG AND 1st CAV.  UNITS IN AREA ON INCREASED READINESS.


HEAVY TM 1-6/4-3, 18 MAR 69, 1930HRS, YT321336 24km NE TRANG BOM


RECEIVED 3 ROUNDS OF RPG FIRE.  RETURNED FIRE WITH ORGANIC WEAPONS.  LOFT, SPOOKY SUPPORT.  CONTACT LOST 1951HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 2010HRS.  DURING EXTRACTION A SLICK RECEIVED AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE & SET DOWN AT FSB KATE(YT3025).  AIRCRAFT WAS SECURED.  RESULTS: 1 US WIA(MINOR).  UNKNOWN ENEMY CASULTIES.


TEAM 2-2, 20 MAR 69, 1740HRS, YT291071, 10km SE TRANG BOM


RECEIVED RPG AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE FROM UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY.  RETURNED FIRE WITH ORGANIC WEAPONS.  LOFT SUPPORT.  CONTACT LOST 1815HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1825HRS.  RESULTS: 2 US WIA.  UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY CASUALTIES.


TEAM 3-5, 20 MAR 69, 2037HRS, YT312061, 12km SE TRANG BOM


ENGAGED UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED.  LOFT, SPOOKY SUPPORT.  CONTACT LOST 2046HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 2129HRS.  RESULTS: NEGATIVE US CASUALTIES.  UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY CASUALTIES.


TEAM 1-2, 31 MAR 69, 1955HRS, YT086427, 14km SE PHOUC VINH


ENGAGED ESTIMATED 5 ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCGANGED.  LOFT SUPPORT.  CONTACT LOST 2002HRS. TEAM EXTRACTED 2030HRS.  RRF WAS ALERTED AT 1952HRS, WAS NOT EMPLOYED AND RELEASED AT 2050HRS.  RESULTS: NEGATIVE US CASUALTIES.  UNKNOWN ENEMY CASUALTIES.


HEAVY TM 4-5/4-4, 31 MARCH 69, 1009HRS, YT171398, 15 KM SSW RANG RANG


RECEIVED HEAVY RPG AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE FROM UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY.  RETURNED FIRE WITH ORGANIC WEAPONS.  LOFT SUPPORT.  CONTACT LOST1015HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1035HRS.  RRF ALERTED 1010HRS. RELEASED FROM STANDBY 1045HRS.  RESULTS: NEGATIVE US CASUALTIES. UNKNOWN ENEMY CASUALTIES.


HEAVY TM 1-7/1-2, 5 APR 69, 1705HRS, YT094419, 14km SE PHOUC VINH


ENGAGED ESTIMATED 2 ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED.  LOFT SUPPORT.  CONTACT LOST 1738HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1757HRS.  BHTAC RELEASED RRF FROM STANDBY STATUS 1807HRS.  RESULTS NEGATIVE US CASUALTIES.  NO REPORTED ENEMY CASUALTIES.


HEAVY TEAM 1-4/1-5, 6 APR 69, 1333HRS, YT 112399, 17 1/2km SW RANG RANG


ENGAGED 3-5 ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED.  CONTACT LOST 1337HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1410HRS.  LOFT SUPPORT.  RRF ALERTED 1340HRS AND RELEASED AT 1416HRS.  RESULTS NEGATIVE US CASUALTIES.  2 ENEMY KIA


TEAM 3-4, 12 APR 69, 1025HRS, XT109412, 21km NE TAN UYEN


ENGAGED UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED.  LOFT SUPPORT.  CONTACT LOST 1030HRS. TEAM EXTRACTED 1100HRS. RESULTS: NEGATIVE US CASUALTIES. UNKNOWN ENEMY CASUALTIES


HEAVY TM 1-6, 12 APR 69, 1918 HRS, YT101378, 19km E BINH MY


ENGAGED UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED.  LOFT AND SPOOKY SUPPORT. ADDITIONAL CONTACT DURING SWEEP.  CONTACT LOST 1944HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1956 HRS.  RRF ON STANDBY 1920HRS.  RELEASED 2115HRS.  1st CAV, BHTAC, III CORPS, MACV J2, USARV NOTIFIED.  RESULTS: 1 US KIA (SMITH) 5 ENEMY KIA


TEAM 4-2, 13 APR 69, 1537HRS, YT134397, 20km NE TAN UYEN


ENGAGED 3 ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1555HRS.  RESULTS: NEGATIVE US CASUALTIES.  UNKNOWN ENEMY CASUALTIES.


TEAM 1-3, 13 APR 69, 1542HRS.  YT088415, 22km NE TAN UYEN


FORCED TO ENGAGE UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY IN BUNKER COMPLEX/BASE CAMP.  SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED.  LOFT SUPPORT.  GUNSHIP SUPPORT DELAYED DUE TO ANOTHER TEAM IN CONCURRENT CONTACT. CONTACT LOST 1605HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 1625 HRS.  RESULTS: NEGATIVE US CASUALTIES.  UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ENEMY CASUALTIES.


HEAVY TM 1-7/1-2, 15 APR 69, 2027HRS, YT131403, 20km SE PHOUC VINH


ENGAGED ESTIMATED 3-6 ENEMY.  SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS FIRE EXCHANGED.  ENEMY ALSO FIRED RPG.  LOFT, SPOOKY SUPPORT.  CONTACT LOST 2100HRS.  TEAM EXTRACTED 2145HRS.  RESULTS: NEGATIVE US CASUALTIES.  NO REPORTED ENEMY CASUALTIES.


HEAVY TM 2-1/2-2, 16 APR 69, 1900HRS.  YT149389, 26km NNW TRANG BOM


TEAM HAD ONE ELEPHANT CHARGE INTO THEIR PERIMETER, SETTING OFF CLAYMORE MINE. TEAM EXTRACTED 1905HRS.  RESULTS: 3 US INJURED.  1 ENEMY ELEPHANT KIA

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