Accession Number:

AD0514241

Title:

Lessons Learned, Headquarters, US Army Support Command, Da Nang

Descriptive Note:

Operational rept. for quarterly period ending 31 Jul 1970

Corporate Author:

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE (ARMY) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

The US Army Support Command, Da Nang USASUPCOM-DNG continued to provide logistical support to US Forces in I Military Region IMR. On 1 July 1970, I Corps Tactical Zone was redesignated as I Military Region. Mortuary and property disposal services were provided to all US Forces in IMR and in support of Free World Military Assistance Forces FWMAF as directed. The logistical operations involved employment of the commands units in support of the Americal Division in Southern IMR 101st Airborne Division Airmobile operating in the vicinity of Phu Bai 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division Mechanized operating in the vicinity of Quang Tri and 3d Squadron, 5th Armored Cavalry Regiment operating in Quang Tri Province. All nondivisional Army units operating within IMR were supported. During this reporting period USASUPCOM-DNG also completed the assumption of the wholesale supply and common service support missions formerly performed by the Naval Support Activity, Da Nang, including operation of port facilities and coastal shipping, common user land transportation, unaccompanied baggage processing, operation of the self service supply centers, and operation of the wholesale depot, thereby expanding the support provided to include all US and FWMAF forces in IMR.

Subject Categories:

  • Naval Surface Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE