Accession Number:

ADB001520

Title:

Senior Officer Debriefing Report: Senior Advisor, MR 4, Vinh Long Province, 4 January 1972-15 February 1973

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE (ARMY) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-02-12

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

Development is the bright picture in the Province. Roads are being improved, bridges constructed, school rooms and dispensaries are built, staffed and furnished. Agriculature production is increasing and farmers are enjoying new wealth which provides modern equipment, better home and more luxuries. New homes are being constructed and new businesses opening. Banking is an indication of growth and at this time the province has three commercial and three Development banks with three more development and on commercial banks due to open in a few months. The major problem areas at this time are all capable of resolution. What happens during the next few weeks or months in terms of solving the VC problem will determine whether Vinh Long takes giant steps forward or continues to grow at a steady peace. Progress is inevitable only a catastrophe could stop it. Specific problems and recommended solutions are listed by Program or Directorate in the Report.

Subject Categories:

  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE