Accession Number:

AD0519660

Title:

Lessons Learned, Headquarters, 3rd Squadron, 17th Air Cavalry

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

ADJUTANT GENERALS OFFICE (ARMY) WASHINGTON DC WASHINGTON DC

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Report Date:

1971-11-10

Pagination or Media Count:

50.0

Abstract:

The 3d Squadron, 17th Air Cavalry area of operations AO consisted of the western portion of Military Region III and southeastern Cambodia. It included the Song Be River, Saigon, Snuol, Krek, the Chup Rubber Plantation, and the Parrots Beak. The squadron operated as a reinforced Air Cavalry Squadron consisting of A Troop B Troop F Troop, 4th US Cavalry Air Cavalry Troop, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment OPCON 334th Aviation Company Attack Helicopter and D Troop, the Squadrons ground Cavalry Troop. The unit was employed in support of ARVN III Corps with the troops oriented in the AOs of the 5th, 18th, and 25th ARVN Divisions. Additionally, troops worked for the Capital Military District and the ARVN Airborne Division.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE