Accession Number : ADA611565


Title :   A Comparative Analysis of Unit Cohesion in Vietnam


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis


Corporate Author : ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLLEGE FORT LEAVENWORTH KS


Personal Author(s) : Davila, Damasio


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a611565.pdf


Report Date : 13 Jun 2014


Pagination or Media Count : 69


Abstract : A historical review of the United States' policies from the Roosevelt to Nixon Administration that led to military involvement in Vietnam. Reviews the military policies instituted by the Army and MACV that were designed to encourage morale, continuity, and staying power. Provides a comparative analysis of the effects of unit cohesion and combat effectiveness from an initial unit deployment in 1966 to 1970 of the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile).


Descriptors :   *VIETNAM WAR , AIRMOBILE OPERATIONS , ARMY , COHESION , COMBAT EFFECTIVENESS , DEPLOYMENT , LESSONS LEARNED , POLICIES , THESES , UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT


Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Military Forces and Organizations
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE