During the period 1 Feb 69 - 30 Apr 69 the 4th Infantry Division Artillery commenced participation in Operation HINES which was effective for execution 312400 Jan 69. Commencing on 151200 Apr 69 Operation Washington Green was also initiated in support of the CY 1969 GVN Pacification and Development Plan. The pacification operation was in addition to the requirements of Operation Hines and was initiated by all elements of Division Artillery. The mission of the artillery was to support the 4th Infantry Division with available artillery, radar, automatic weapons, searchlights and meteorological resources. In support of Operation Washington Green, the mission of the Artillery is to increase the combat effectiveness of RVNAF artillery elements and enhance the security of the civilian population in the Pleiku Province less the Pleiku Defense.
Operational rept. for quarterly period ending 30 Apr 1969