Marine Combat Operations

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Marines in Vietnam participated in over 400 combat operations.  The data below has been retrieved from official Marine Corps publications, other books on Vietnam and other helpful Marines on the Internet.  If you have any further information, please e-mail me the name, dates and place of the operation, and if you want to copy this information, feel free to do so.   I will be updating this list periodically as new information is obtained.   Dano

Operation Date Units Area - Sheet No. & Name Province
Blastout I Aug 65 1/3, 1/9 Cam Ne, Cau Do, North of Da Nang Quang Nam
Midnight Aug 65 2/3 Elephant Valley, 10 mi NW of Da Nang Quang Nam
Satellite Aug 65 See Starlite Aug 65 See Starlite Aug 65 Quang Ngai
Starlite Aug 65 1/7,3/9, 3/3, 2/4 Van Tuong 12 M South of Chu Lai Quang Ngai
Thunderbolt Aug 65 4th Mar, ARVN SW of Binh Son, S of Tra Bong river Quang Tin/Quang Ngai
Dagger Thrust I Sep 65 2/1 Vung Mu Peninsula II CTZ
Dagger Thrust II Sep 65 2/1 Ben Goi, North of Nha Trang II CTZ
Golden Fleece Sep-Oct 65 1/9, 2/9, 3/9 1/1, 2/3, 2nd Mar Protect Rice harvest near Da nang Quang Nam
Goodfriend II Sep 65 2/7 L 7014 Sheet 6836 IV Qui Nhon  
Highland Sep 65 2/7 L 7014 Sheet 6836 IV Qui Nhon ??
Market Time Sep-Dec 65 Naval Coast Watch Coast of Vietnam Various
Spread Out Sep 65 2/7 L 7014 Sheet 6836 IV Qui Nhon  
Stomp Sep 65 2/7 Ky Son Area 10 Mi N of Qui Nhon Binh Dinh
County Fair Sep-Dec 65 1/1, 1/3, 1/9 Villlage surround and search Various
Piranha Sep 65 1/7, 3/7 +ARVN Batangan Peninsula Quang Ngai
Dagger Thrust III Oct 65 2/1 Tam Quan II CTZ
Hercules Oct 65 3/7 Da Nang TAOR Quang Nam
Lien Ket 10 Oct 65 2/4 + ARVN Do Xa Area 12 Mi W of Chu Lai Quang Tin
Neptune Oct 65 1/7 L7014 Sheet 6739 I Binh Son ??
Red Snapper Oct 65 2/3, 3/4, ARVN Phu Gia Peninsula, 20 mi N of Da Nang Thua Thien
Rice Straw Oct-Nov 65 9th Mar TAOR Extension to Ky Lam River Quang Nam
Trailblazer Oct 65 3rd Recon (2 plt) Recon of Happy Valley Quang Nam
Black Ferret Nov 65 1/7, 3/7 South of Chu Lai, West of Binh Son Quang Tin/Quang Ngai
Blue Marlin Nov 65 2/7, 3/7, 3/3 Tam Ky Area South of Da Nang Quang Nam
Blue Marlin I Nov 65 3/7 5 Mi N of Chu Lai, Route 1 Quang Tin
Blue Marlin II Nov 65 3/3 S of Hoi An Quang Nam
Dagger Thrust IV Nov-Dec 65 2/1 Lang Ke Ga, E of Saigon on coast III CTZ
Quick Fire Nov 65 3/7  (cancelled) Hiep Duc Region Quang Tin
Birdwatcher Dec 65 Force Recon deep patrols Various Various
Blue Moon Dec 65 1/7 ?? ??
Dagger Thrust V Dec 65 2/1 Phu Thu II CTZ
Harvest Moon Dec 65 2/4, 2/7, 3/3, 2/1, 2/9 Phuoc Valley Quang Tin
Double Eagle I Jan-Feb 66 3/1, 2/4, 2/9, 2/3 Duc Pho area to Ba To Quang Ngai
Mallard Jan 66 1/3, 2/9, 3/7 An Hoa area, S of Da Nang Quang Nam
County Fair Feb 66   Phuong Bhac North of Song Cau Do   
County Fair 11 Feb 66 2/9 Thanh Quit (3) Quang Nam
Double Eagle II Feb 66 3/1, 2/7, 2/3, 2/9 Que Son Valley Quang Nam/Quang Tin
New York Feb 66 2/1, 2/9, 3/3 Pho Lai to Phu Tu Near Hue Thua Thien
Independence Feb 66 1/9, 2/9 S of Song Vu Gia Quang Nam
Indiana Mar 66 1/7 & 3/7 Vinh Loc NE of Quang Ngai Quang Ngai
Jackstay Mar-Apr 66 1/5 Rung Sat Zone  15 Mi S of Saigon III Corps
Kings Mar 66 2/9, 3/9, 3/3 Phong Thu, 9mi W of Hoi An Quang Nam
Oregon Mar 66 2/1, 1/4 Ap Phu An, N of Hue Thua Thien
Texas Mar 66 3/7, 2/4, 3/1 SW of Binh Son Quang Ngai
Utah Mar 66 1/7, 2/7, 2/4, 3/1 Khanh My NW of Quang Ngai City Quang Ngai
Georgia Apr-May 66 2/9, 3/9 An Hoa area Quang Nam
Hot Springs Apr 66 1/7, 3/7 Vinh Loc NE of Quang Ngai Quang Ngai
Iowa Apr 66 2/7 L7014 Sheet ??
Nevada Apr 1966 1/7, 2/7 & 3/7 L7014 Sheet ??
Orange Apr 66 ?? Thuong Guc 25 Mis SW of Da Nang Quang Nam
Osage Apr-May 66 1/5 Phu Loc N of Hai Van Pass Thua Thien
Athens May 66 3/4 Phu Loc S of Phu Bai Thua thien
Cherokee May 66 1/4, 1/1, 3/4 Co Bi-Thanh Tan, 11 Mi NW of Hue Thua Thien
Mobile May 66 1/7 L7014 Sheet ??
Montgomery May 66 1/7, 2/7 & 3/7 L7014 Sheet Quang Ngai
Morgan May 66 3/7 L7014 Sheet ??
Ky Lam Campaign May 66 1/9, 2/9, 3/9, 2/4 Dai Loc area, 6 mi S of Da Nang Quang Nam
Wayne May 66 1/1, 3/4 Phu Loc, 10 mi S of Phu Bai Thua Thien
Beaver Jun 66 2/1 Co Bi-Thanh Tan Area Thua Thien
Deckhouse I Jun 66 3/5 14 Mi S of Qui Nhon Phu Yen
Dodge Jun 66 2/4 5 Mi N of Phu Bai Thua Thien
Florida Jun 66 2/1, 2/4 Co Bi-Thanh Tan area Thua Thien
Jay Jun-Jul 66 2/4, 2/1, 3/4 My Phu area N of Hue Thua Thien
Kansas Jun 66 1st recon, 2/5, 3/5 Nui Loc Son, Que Son Valley Quang Nam/Quang Tin
Liberty Jul 66 1/9, 2/9, 1/1 Dai Loc area, 6 mi S of Da Nang Quang Nam
Oakland Jun 66 2/7 L7014 Sheet ??
Reno Jun 66 2/4 8K radius of Dong Ha Quang Tri
Apache Jun 66 5th Mar 12 mi NW of Chu Lai Quang Tin
Turner Jun 66 3/4 Demo SF camp-A shau,  SW Phu Bai Thua Thien
Deckhouse II Jul 66 3/5 DMZ - 8 Mi N of Dong Ha Quang Tri
Franklin Jul 66 1/7 & 2/7 L7014 Sheet BS 6886 Quang Ngai
Hastings Jul-Aug 66 2/1, 1/3, 2/4, 3/4, 3/5 Helicopter Valley, Son Ngan Valley Quang Tri
Macon Jul-Oct 66 1/9, 2/9, 3/9, 1/3, 2/3 An Hoa Area, S of Da Nang Quang Nam
Washington Jul 66 1st Recon Bn Do Xa Region 30 mi W of Chu Lai Quang Tin/Quang Ngai
Holt Jul 66 3/4 S of Co-Bi-Thanh Tan Thua Thien
Colorado Aug 66 2/5, 1/5 Que Son Valley near Tam Ky Quang Nam/Quang Tin
Deckhouse III Aug 66 1/26 Vung Tau Peninsula S of Saigon Binh Tuy
Deckhouse III Phase II Aug 66 1/26 Vung Tau Peninsula S of Saigon Phuoc Tuy
Jackson Aug 66 3/7 Binh Son  BS 5191 Quang Ngai
Prairie I Aug 66-Jan 67 1/3,2/3,3/3,3/4,2/7,2/5 DMZ, Rock Pile to Gio Linh Quang Tri
Suwannee Aug 66 ?? BT 2255 Quang Nam
Allegheny Aug 66 3rd Mar S of Da Nang AT 8159 Quang Nam
Bucks Aug 66 ?? BT 1063 Quang Nam
Ottawa Aug 66 ?? YD 9614 Thua Thien
Pawnee I Aug-Sep 66 ?? ZD 1502 Thua Thien
Wilcox Aug 66 ?? AT 9961 Quang Nam
Deckhouse IV Sep 66 1/26 DMZ, N of Cua Viet River Quang Tri
Fresno Sep 66 1/7 Mo Duc S of Quang Ngai Quang Ngai
Golden Fleece 7-1 Sep 66 1/7 Mo Duc  BS 7055 Quang Ngai
Napa Sep 66 ?? BT 2023 Quang Tin
Coffee Sep 66 ?? BT 0358 Quang Nam
Golden Fleece 1-1 Sep-Oct 66 ?? BT 0362 Quang Nam
Golden Fleece 5-1 Sep 66 ?? BT 3716 Quang Tin
Monterey Sep 66 ?? BT 2023 Quang Tin
Pawnee II Sep 66 ?? ZC 1696 Thua Thien
Troy Sep 66 2/9, 1/1, 2/1 Truoi River area, 9 mi SE of Phu Bai Thua Thien
Kent Oct 66 2/7 L7014 Sheet BS 4583 Quang Ngai
Kern Oct 66 2/1 Da Nang TAOR AT 8738 Quang Nam
Pawnee III Oct-Dec 66 2/26 Phu Loc Dist, S of Phu Bai  ZD 2002 Thua Thien
Teton Oct 66   BT 0867 Quang Nam
Bacon Oct 66 ?? YD 9503 Thua Thien
Dover Oct 66 ?? BT 3113 Quang Tin
Madison Oct 66 ?? AT 9768 Quang Nam
Rio Blanco Nov 66 1/7 Binh Son BS 4876 Quang Ngai
Shasta I Nov 66 2/1 + Da Nang TAOR AT 9658 Quang Nam
Arcadia Nov 66 ?? BT 1264 Quang Nam
Mississippi Nov-Dec 66 2/1 + Antenna Valley, S of An Hoa AT 9835 Quang Nam
Chinook I Dec-66-Feb 67 2/26, 3/26 Co Bi-Thanh Tan, 11 Mi NW of Hue Thua Thien
Sierra Dec 66 2/7 Mo Duc sector BS 7066 Quang Ngai
Trinidad I Dec 66 ?? BT 1360 Quang Nam
Trinidad II Dec 66 ?? AT 9959 Quang Nam
Shasta II Dec 66 2/1 + Da Nang TAOR AT 9659 Quang Nam
Cortez Dec 66 ?? BT 1518 Quang Tin
Glenn Dec 66 ?? BT 0565 Quang Nam
Sterling Dec 66 ?? AT 8888 Quang Nam
Sutter Dec 66 ?? BT 3109 Quang Tin
Deckhouse V Jan 67 1/9 Mekong Delta, Co Chien, Ham Luong Kien Hoa
Desoto Jan-Apr 67 2/7, 3/7, 3/5 Nui Dang, Duc Pho Area BS 7836 Quang Ngai
Tuscaloosa Jan 67 5th Marines Hoi An area, S of Da Nang AT 9853 Quang Nam
Cleveland Jan 67 ?? AT 9071 Quang Nam
Lincoln Jan 67 ?? AT 8749 Quang Nam
Shark Jan-Feb 67 ?? BS 9566 Quang Ngai
Deckhouse VI Feb-Mar 67 1/4, 1/5 Nui Dang, Duc Pho Area Quang Ngai
Lafayette Feb 67 1st Mar Quang Nam Prov Quang Nam
North Carolina Feb-67 Various Reinforcement Contingency Plans Various
Pershing Feb 67 Advisors-VNMC-USA Near Bong Son CTZ II
Prairie II Feb-Mar 67 2/3, 3/3, 3/4, 1/9, 2/9 DMZ, North of Cam Lo Quang Tri
South Carolina Feb-67 Various Reinforcement Contingency Plans Various
Stone Feb 67 1/1, 2/1, 3/1 12 Mi S of Da Nang Quang Nam
Tennessee Feb-67 Various Reinforcement Contingency Plans Various
Chinook II Feb-Apr 67 1/9 St w/o Joy , N of Hue YD 5227 Thua Thien
Clay Feb 67 ?? BT 3314 Quang Tin
Lanoke Feb 67 ?? AT 9050 Quang Nam
Pulaski Feb 67 ?? AT 9555 Quang Nam
Rio Grande Feb 67 ?? BS 5082 Quang Ngai
Searcy Feb 67 ?? BT 0965 Quang Nam
Beacon Hill Mar-Apr 67 3/3, 1/9, 1/4 DMZ N of Cam Lo, Gio Linh area Quang Tri
Prairie III Mar-Apr 67 3/4, 2/3, 2/9, 1/9, 3/3 DMZ Quang Tri
Early Mar 67 ?? AT 8053 Quang Nam
Gulf Mar 67 ?? AT 8087 Quang Nam
New Castle Mar 67 2/5 N of An Hoa Quang Nam
Perry Mar 67 ?? BS 5392 Quang Ngai
Tippecanoe Mar 67 ?? BT 3515 Quang Tin
Yuma Mar 67 ?? AT 9564 Quang Nam
Beacon Star Apr-May 67 2/3 O Lau River Area Quang Tri/Thua Thien
Beacon Star Phase II Apr-May 67 2/3, 3/3 Khe Sanh hill fights Quang Tri
Beaver Cage Apr-May 67 1/3 Que Son Valley Quang Tin
Big Horn Apr 67 4th Mar YD5227 Thua Thien
Canyon Apr 67 1st Mar BT2045 Quang Nam
Prairie IV Apr-May 67 1/9, 2/9, 3/9, 2/3, 3/3, 1/4, 3/4 DMZ Quang Tri
Shawnee Apr-May 67 4th Marines along Rte 1, Thac Ma River Thua Thien
Union I Apr-May 67 1/1, 3/1, 3/5, 1/3, 1/5 Que Son Valley BT 1742 Quang Nam/Quang Tin
Boone Apr 67 ?? BS 7088 Quang Ngai
Dixie Apr 67 ?? AT 9552 Quang Nam
Firebreak Apr 67 1/4 DMZ - Trace Quang Tri
Grand Apr 67 ?? AT 8055 Quang Nam
Humbolt Apr 67 ?? BT 0466 Quang Nam
Yell Apr 67 ?? BT 0160 Quang Nam
Beau Charger May 67 1/3 DMZ NW of Gio Linh YD 1270 Quang Tri
Belt Tight May 67 2/3 DMZ NW of Gio Linh Quang Tri
Crockett May-Jul 67 1/26, 2/26 Khe Sanh Plateau  XD 8755 Quang Tri
Hickory I May 67 2/26, 2/9, 3/4, 2/3 DMZ N of Cam Lo, clear SPOS area Quang Tri
Hickory/Belt Tight May 1967 1/3, 2/26, 2/9, 3/4, 3/9, 2/3 DMZ Con Thein to coast Quang Tri
Union II May-Jun 67 1/5, 2/5, 3/5, 1/7, 2/7 Que Son Valley BT 0930 Quang Nam/Quang Tin
Duval May 67 ?? AT 9887 Quang Nam
Webster May 67 ?? ZC 1955 Quang Nam
Adair Jun 67 3/5, and 2/5 or 1/5 South of Thang Binh   BT 1632 Quang Tin
Arizona Jun 67 3/7  AT 8050 (Duc Duc?) Quang Nam
Beacon Torch Jun 67-Jul 67 2/3 Hoi An area, S of Da Nang Quang Nam
Bear Bite/Colgate Jun 67 1/3 Street without Joy area Quang Tri
Calhoun Jun-Jul 67 2/3 Pagoda Valley- W of Hoi An Quang Nam
Chateau Jun 67 ?? ?? ??
Cimarron Jun-Jul 67 3/3, 1/9, 2/9, 3/9,1/4, 3/4 DMZ N of Cam Lo YD 1258 Quang Tri
Colgate/Bear Bite Jun 67 1/3 S of Street w/o Joy area YD 9418 Thua Thien
Illinois City Jun-Jul 67 Marines SPOS-Practice Nine, Dye Marker Quang Tri
Maryland Jun 67 1/3 S of St w/o Joy area YD 9714 Thua Thien
Brown Jun 67 ?? BT 0154 Quang Nam
Butler Jun 67 ?? AT 8570 Quang Nam
Cumberland Jun-Sep 67 2/4 A Shau Valley YD 5412 Thua Thien
Ardmore Jul-Oct 67 26th Mar Khe Sanh Plateau Quang Tri
Beacon Guide Jul 67 1/3 18 mi S of Hue, on coast ZD1210 Quang Nam
Bear Chain Jul 67 2/3 Coast bwtn Quang Tri and Hue Quang Tri/Thua Thien
Bear Claw Jul 67 1/3 Quang Tri Prov (cancelled) Quang Tri
Beaver Track Jul 67 1/3 DMZ N of Cam Lo Quang Tri
Buffalo Jul 67 1/9, 2/9, 3/9, 1/3, 2/3 NE of Con Thien Quang Tri
Fremont Jul-Oct 67 1/9, 3/4, 1/4, 1/3, 2/3 Cobi-Thanh Tan N of Hue Thua Thien, (became Neosha)
Hickory II Jul 67 1/3, 2/3, 1/4 Southern DMZ near Cam Lo Quang Tri
Kingfisher Jul-Oct 67 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 2/3, 3/3, 2/9, 3/9  DMZ Con Thien to Cam Lo area Quang Tri
Muscle shoals Jul 67 7th USAF Air Support for SPOS Quang Tri
Choctaw Jul 67 1/3 - (was shawnee) Route 1 - Thac Ma river Thua Thien
Elliot July 67 ?? AT 9960 Quang Nam
Gem Jul 67 ?? AT 8556 Quang Nam
Pecos Jul 67 ?? ZC 0168 Quang Nam
Stockton Jul 67 ?? AT 8468 Quang Nam
Beacon Gate Aug 67 1/3 SE of Hoi An BT1845 Quang Tin
Belt Drive Aug-Sep 67 2/3 9K S of Quang Tri, near Nhung river Quang Tri
Cochise/Lien Ket 122 Aug-Nov 67 1/5, 3/5, 1/3 + ARVN Que Son Basin, Hiep Duc area Quang Nam/Quang Tin
Hood River Aug-67 TF Oregon-Army 25 mi S of Quang Ngai  Quang Ngai
Kangaroo Kick Aug 67 2/3 Midway btwn Quang tri & Hue Quang Tri/Thua Thien
Pike  Aug 67 1/1, 3/5 Hoi An area, N of Que Son Valley Quang Nam
Yazoo Aug-Sep 67 1/7 Happy Valley near Da Nang Quang Nam
Rush Aug 67 ?? YD 9310 Thua Thien
Ballistic Charge Sep 67 1/3 4 mi South of Dai Loc Quang Nam
Beacon Point Sep 67 1/3 Street without Joy area Thua Thien
Eradicate Sep 67 on Arty, Naval, Air Counter Battery & Interdiction Various areas
Fortress Sentry Sep-67 2/3 East of Gio Linh Quang Tri
Headshed Sep 67 on Arty, Naval, Air Counter Battery & Interdiction Various areas
Neutralize Sep 67 on Arty, Naval, Air N of DMZ Quang Tri
Rope Yarn Sep 67 on Arty, Naval, Air Counter Battery & Interdiction Various areas
Shelbyville Sep 67 1/3, 2/1, 3/5 4 mi S of Dai Loc Quang Nam
Swift Sep 67 1/5, 2/3, 3/5, 1/1 Que Son Valley BT 0733 Quang Nam
Bastion Hill Oct 67 1/3 Hai Lang forest 12 mi S of Quang Tri Quang Tri
Formation Leader Oct 67 2/3, 2/26 Thua Thien Prov E of Rte 1 Thua Thien
Granite Oct 67-Jan 68 1/3, 1/4 S of Cobi Thanh Tan, W of Hill 674 Thua Thien
Knox Oct-Nov 67 7th Mar, 2/3 11k East of Phu Loc Thua Thien
Liberty II Oct 67 1/3, 2/3 Hai Lang Forest S of Quang Tri Quang Tri
Medina Oct 67 1/3, 1/1, 2/1 Hai Lang Forest 12 mi S of Quang Tri Quang Tri
Osceola I Oct 67-Jan 68 1/3, 1/1, 2/1, 2/4 Hai Lang Forest, 12 mi S of Quang Tri Quang Tri
Minefind Oct-Dec 67 1st Mar Mine Clearing, Nhu Le area Quang Tri
Badger Hunt Nov 67 2/3 An Hoa Area, Dai Loc District Quang Nam
Ballistic Arch Nov 67 1/3 Mai Xa Thi, N of Quang Tri Quang Tri
Citrus --  Dec 67 7th Mar N of Que Son Valley Quang Nam
Cove Nov 67 1/4 Phu Loc S of Phu Bai Thua Thien
Essex Nov 67 2/5 Antenna Valley, S of An Hoa Quang Nam
Foster Nov 67 3/7, 2/3 An Hoa area, Dai Loc District Quang Nam
Highrise Nov-67 Arty Artillery attacks N of DMZ Quang Tri
Kentucky Nov 67-Feb 69 1/9, 2/9, 3/9, 1/4, 3/3 DMZ Leatherneck Square Quang Tri
Kentucky II Nov 67 1/3, 1/1 DMZ N of Con Thien Quang Tri
Kentucky III Nov 67 1/3, 1/1 DMZ N of Con Thien Quang Tri
Kentucky IV Nov 67 1/1, 1/3 DMZ N of Cam Lo Quang Tri
Kentucky V Nov 67-Jan 68 1/1, 1/3 DMZ on coast, Mai Xa Thi area Quang Tri
Lancaster I Nov 67-Jan 68 3rd Mar, 2/9, 3/9 Rte 9 Cam Lo to Ca Lu Quang Tri
Napoleon Nov 67-Feb 68 1st Amp Trt Bn Cua Viet became Napoleon/Saline Quang Tri
Neosho Nov 67-Jan 68 3/4, 1/9, 1/4, 1/3, 2/3 Cobi-Thanh Tan sector N of Hue Thua Thien
Newton Nov 67 Cancelled See Kentucky I ??
Onslow Nov-Dec 67 5th Mar N of Que Son Valley Quang Nam
Pitt Nov-Dec 67 2/7 N of Que Son Valley Quang Nam
Scotland Nov 67-Mar 68 26th Mar, 1/9 Khe Sanh Plateau (was Ardmore) Quang Tri
Auburn Dec 67-Jan 68 2/5,3/5,2/3 Go Noi Island S of Da Nang Quang Nam
Badger Tooth Dec 67-Jan 68 3/1 Thom Tham Khe Quang Tri
Checkers Dec 67-Jan 68 USMC & USA Force Realignment Various
Claxon Dec 67 Various Da Nang TOAR Quang Nam
Fortress Ridge Dec 67 3/1 DMZ Gio Linh area Quang Tri
Badger Catch Jan 68 3/1 Cau Viet River & North Quang Tri
Ballistic Armor Jan 68 2/4, 1/9 N of Hue Thua Thien
Durango City Jan 68 cancelled Amphibious attack N of DMZ Quang Tri
Fortress Attack Jan 68 2/4 Near C-2 on coast Quang Tri
Lancaster II Jan-Nov 68 4th Mar, 2/9, 3/9 Rte 9 Cam Lo to Ca Lu Quang Tri
Saline Jan-Feb 68 3/1 (became Napoleon/Saline) Cua Viet River (was Badger Catch) Quang Tri
Neosho II Jan 68 2/4 Cobi-Thanh Tan sector N of Hue Thua Thien
Niagra I Jan-Mar 68 Various  Intelligence gathering Khe Sanh Quang tri
Niagra II Jan-Mar 68 Various  Bombing - area of Khe Sanh Quang tri
Osceola II Jan-Feb 68 1/3, 1/1, 2/1, 2/4 Hai Lang Forest, 12 mi S of Quang Tri Quang Tri
Badger Catch/Saline Feb 68 3/1 Cau Viet River & North Quang Tri
Fracture Jaw Feb 68 Study Use of Nuclear weapons, Khe Sanh Quang Tri
Houston Feb-Sep 68 2/7,2/3,3/3,1/5,2/5, 3/5 RTE 1, Phu Loc & Hai Vann Pass Thua Thien
Hue City Feb-Mar 68 1/5, 2/5 Battle of Hue Thua Thien
Napoleon/Saline Feb-Dec 68 1st Amp Trt Bn, 1/3, 3/1, 2/4 Mai Xa Thia Area Quang Tri
Recovery Feb-Oct 68 Various Refugee Relief Country Wide
Ford Mar 68 1/1, 2/3 Phu Thu peninsula, E of Phu Bai Thua Thien
Mingo Mar 68 1/1, USA Rte 547, Asau Valley Quang Tri
Rock Mar 68 3/7 Arizona Terr. NW of An Hoa Quang Nam
Worth Mar 68 1/7, 2/7 Happy Valley 15 Mi SW of Da Nang Quang Nam
Ballard Apr 68 7th Mar Charlie Ridge Area Quang Nam
Baxter Garden Apr 68 2/5, ARVN Phu Tu Peninsula Thua Thien
Charlton Apr 68 3/1 Ba Long Valley Quang Tri
Dai Do Apr-May 68 2/4, 1/3, 1/9 Battle of Dai Do - Cau Viet Quang Tri
Jasper Square Apr 68 3/7 Western Go Noi Quang Nam
No Name No. 2 Apr 68 1/27 East of Hue Thua Thien
Pegasus Apr 68 1st Mar, USA, ARVN Ca Lu to Khe Sanh Quang Tri
Pegasus/LamSon 207 Apr 68 26th Mar, 1/9, 2/1, 2/3 Khe Sanh Area Quang Tri
Quick Track Apr-May 68 1st Recon Co. W of Da Nang Quang Nam
Scotland II Apr 68-Feb 69 1/1, 2/1, 2/3, 3/4, 3/9 Khe Sanh Plateau Quang Tri
Night Owl Apr 68 2/4 near An My Quang Tri
Rice Apr-May 68 26th Mar Rice Protection, Quang Tri area Quang Tri
Virginia Apr 68 1/1 Khe Sanh Base area Quang Tri
Wood Pecker Apr-Jun 68 1st Eng Battlion Land clearing Da Nang area Quang Nam
Allen Brook May-Aug 68 1/7,2/7,3/7,3/27 (was No Name) Go Noi Island S of Da Nang Quang Nam
Drumfire II May-Jun 68 USMC Atry 12 Mar Khe Sanh Target Co Roc MTns Quang Tri
No Name May 68 1/7, 2/7, 3/7 (became Allen Brook) Go Noi Island (became Allen Brook) Quang Nam
Mameluke Thrust May-Oct 68 1/7,2/7,3/7,1/5,2/5,3/5,1/26,3/26 Happy Valley & Arizona Terr. Quang Nam
Charlie Jun-Jul 68 3/9, 2/1, 3/4 Destroy Khe Sanh Base Quang Tri
Robin Jun 68 Preliminary Name See Robin North & south Quang Tri
Robin North Jun 68 2/3,1/1,1/4,2/4,3/4,3/9 South of Khe Sanh Quang Tri
Robin South Jun 68 2/3,1/1,1/4,2/4,3/4,3/9 South of Khe Sanh Quang Tri
Swift Saber June 68 3/1 Elephant Valley, near Da Nang Quang Nam
Eager Yankee Jul 68 2/4, 2/7 Phu Loc, near Phu Bai Thua Thien
Houston IV Jul 68 2/7 L 7014 Sheet 6641 III Da Nang L 7014 Sheet 6541 I Q. Phu Loc
July Action Jul 68 1/9,2/9,3/9,1/3,2/3,3/3 N of Camp Carroll Quang Tri
Pocahontas Forest Jul 68 1/26 & USA SE of An Hoa, Que Son Area  
Thor Jul 68 Air/Arty/Naval Bomardment of N of DMZ Quang Tri
Swift Play Jul 68 2/7, 2/26 Go Noi Island Area Quang Nam
Proud Hunter Aug 68 2/26 Coast near DMZ Quang Tri
Sussex Bay Aug-Sep 68 3/7, 2/7, 1/1, 2/27, 2/5, 3/5 Doge City Area Quang Nam
Swift Pursuit Aug-Sep 68 2/7 East of dong Ha Quang Tri
Eager Hunter Oct 68 2/4, 2/26 Land at Da Nang, See Garrand Bay Quang Nam
Garrand Bay Oct-Nov 68 2/4, 2/26 Btwn Dien Bam & Marble mtn Quang nam
Maui Peak Oct 68 2/7,3/7,2/,3/5,1/1, Thuong Duc Area Quang Nam
Sabine Draw Oct-Nov 68 1/7 & 3/7 L 7014 Sheet ??
Talladega County Oct 68 2/7 L 7014 Sheet 6640 IV Dai Loc ??
Daring Endeavor Nov 68 2/7 SE of Hoi An Quang Nam
Dawson River Nov 68-Jan 69 1/9, 2/9 Ba Long Valley Quang Tri
El Paso Nov 68 cancelled Attack Ho Chi Minh Trail Quang Tri
Henderson Hill Nov-Dec 68 5th Mar Chau Phong, N of An Hoa Quang Nam
Meade River Nov-Dec 68 1/1,2/26,3/26,2/5,3/5,1/7,2/7 Dodge City, Go Noi Island near Da nanag Quang Nam
Nicollet Bay Nov 68 ?? ?? ??
Swift Move Nov-Dec 68 2/7 East of Hoi An Quang Nam
Green Dec 68 1st Amp Trt Bn Cau Viet - My Loc Quang Tri
Taylor Common Dec 68-Mar 69 1/5,2/5,3/5,2/7,1/3,2/3,3/3,2/26,3/26 Base Area 112, An Hoa, Arizona Terr Quang Nam
Valiant Hunt Dec 68-Jan 69 2/26 Barrier island near Hoi An Quang Nam
Bold Mariner Jan-Feb 69 2/26, 3/26 Van Thuong area, 12 M S of Chu Lai Quang Ngai
Dawson River South Jan 69 1/9, 2/9, 3/9 (reopen Firebases) became Dewey Canyon Quang Tri
Dawson River West Jan 69 1/9, 2/9, 3/9 W of Khe Sanh - to Laotion Border Quang Tri
Dewey Canyon Jan-Mar 69 1/9, 2/9, 3/9 Da Krong Valley Base Area 611 Quang Tri
Linn River Jan-Feb 69 1/7, 2/26 Go Noi Island Quang Nam
Defiant Measure Feb 69 3/26 - Vertical Envelopment Operation Taylor Common Quang Nam
Machete Feb 69 ?? West of Song Cai ??
Purple Martin Feb-May 69 1/4, 2/4, 3/4 NE of Rock Pile Quang Tri
Eager Pursuit I Mar 69 2/26 Liberty Bridge & Go Noi island Quang Nam
Eager Pursuit II Mar 69 2/26 Liberty Bridge & Go Noi island continue Eager Pursuit I Quang Nam
Maine Crag Mar-May 69 1/3, 2/3 Da Krong Area - Vietnam Salient Quang Tri
Montana Mauler Mar-Apr 69 3/9 + USA North of Dong Ha Mtn Quang Tri
Oklahoma Hills Mar-May 69 1/7, 2/7, 3/7, 3/26 Charlie Ridge Happy Valley Quang Nam
Muskogee Meadow Apr 69 1/5, 2/5, 3/5 An Hoa Basin Quang Nam
Apache Snow May-Jun 69 1/9, 2/9, 3/9 Da Krong Valley, Northern Ashua Quang Tri
Daring Rebel May 69 1/26 Barrier Island South of Da Nang Quang Nam
Gallant leader May-Jun 69 1/26, 3/5 Liberty Bridge, Dodge City Area Quang Nam
Herkimer Mountain May-Jun 69 2/4, 3/4, 3/9, 2/9 NE of Rockpile Ext of Purple Martin Quang Tri
Pipestone Canyon May-Nov 69 1/1, 2/1, 3/5, 1/26, 1/4 Dodge City & Go Noi Island Quang Nam
Virginia Ridge May-Jul 69 1/3, 2/3, 3/3 Mutters Ridge to Cam Lo Area Quang Tri
Bold Pursuit Jun-Jul 69 1/26 Barrier Island Quang Tin
Utah Mesa Jun-Jul 69 1/9, 2/9, 3/9 Khe Sanh Plateau Quang Tri
Cameron Falls JunAug 69 1/9, 2/9, 3/9 Da Krong Valley SW of Vandergift  Quang Tri
Arlington Canyon Jul 69 1/4, 2/4, 3/4 Nui Tia Pong 9k NW of Vandergrift Quang Tri
Brave Aramada Jul-Aug 69 2/26 Le Thuy, 14 K SE of Chu Lai Quang Ngai
Durham Peak Jul-Aug 69 1/1, 2/5, 3/5 Antenna Valley Que Son Mtns Quang nam
Forsythe Grove Jul 69 3/7, 1/7, 1/5, 2/5 Northern Arizona Territory Quang Nam
Georgia tar Jul-Aug 69 4th Mar, 3/9    
Idaho Canyon Jul-Sep 69 1/3, 2/3, 3/3 Arizona Territory Quang Tri
Mighty Play Jul 69 1/26 Song Vinh Diem to South China Sea Quang Nam
William's Glade Jul 69 1/4, + ARMY South of Dong HA Quang Tri
Defiant Stand Sep 69 1/26 Barrier Island 35 mi. sw of Danang Quang Tin
Butterfly Dec 69 3/5 Arizona Territory, Rice Denial Quang Nam
Commando Bolt 1970 MAW Marine Air Sorties Various
Commando Hunt 1970 MAW Marine Air Sorties Various
Freeze 1970 III MAF Stop Fraggings & ID Offenders Various
Cavalier Beach Jan 70 III MAF & XXIV CORPS Movement of Headquarters Various
Barren Green Jul-Aug 70 2/5, 3/5 My Hiep Area Northern Arizona Terr. Quang Nam
Pickens Forest Jul-Aug 70 7th Mar 1/5 Thu Bon Valley Arizona Territory Quang Nam
Lyon Valley Aug 70 2/5, 3/5 Arizona Teritory Quang Nam
Ripley Center Aug 70 2/7, 3/7, 1/5 South Central Que Sons Quang Nam
Catawba Falls Sep 70 2/5, 3/5 Base Area 112 West of An Hoi Quang Nam
Dubois square Sep 70 1/5, 2/5, 3/5 Mountains NW of Da Nang Quang Nam
Imperial Lake Sep 70 2/7, 3/7, 3/5 Que Son Mountains Quang Nam
Imperial Lake South Sep 70-Jan 71 2/7, 3/7, 3/5 (was Imperial Lake) Que Son Mountains Quang Nam
Nebraska Rapids Sep 70 1/7, 3/7 Rte 534 LZ Baldy to Hiep Duc Quang Tin
Noble Canyon Oct-Nov 70 3/5 Que Son Area Quang Nam
Hoang Dieu 101 Dec 70-Jan 71 1st Mar + ARVN Vu Gia River Valley Quang Nam
Lam Son 719 Jan-Jun 71 1/1 support Khe Sanh Plateau to Tchepone Laos Quang Tri- Laos
Upshur Stream Jan-Mar 71 1/1, 3/1 Western Charlie Ridge Quang Nam
Hoang Dieu 103 Feb-Mar 71 1st Mar + ARVN N of An Hoa Quang Nam
Direct Combat Support 17Feb-6Mar71 31MAU, 3/9, HMM165 off NVN Support Lamson 719
Scott Orchard Apr 71 1/1, 3/1 (Last Marine Operation) Base Area 112 Western Quang Nam Quang Nam
Direct Combat Support 19-21May71 31MA, 1/9, HMM164 off SVN Support 3DMAB
Air Support 12Nov71-17Jul72 VMA 224 CVA 43 Support TF77
Air Support 3Apr72-18Feb73 VMCJ 1&2 Cubi/DaNang Support TF77
Air Support 6Apr72-18Feb73 MAG 15, 3/9VMFA115, 232,212, VMA533 DaNang/Nam Phong Support 7th AFSVN, NVN, LAOS, CAM
Heroic Action 11-May-72 31MAU, 1/9 off NVN Deception
Song Thanh 5-72 13-May-72 9MAB, 31MAU1/4, 1/9HMM164 Quang Tri Prov Support VNMCAslt
Air Support 17May72-3Feb73 MAG12, 3/9VMA211VMA311 Bien Hoa Support 7th AFSVN
Song Thanh 6-72 24-May-72 9MAB, 31MAU1/9, 1/4, HMM164 Quang Tri Prov Support VNMC Aslt
Air Support 5jun72-24Mar73 VMFA 333 CVA 66 Support TF 77
Marhuk 16Jun72-24Mar73 9MAB, HMA369 Vicinty HonLa NVN AH1JSupport TF77
ReadyOp 27-Jun-72 9MAB 1/9, 1/431MAU, 33MAUHMM164, 165 DMZ Turnaway Landing
LamSon 72(I) 29-Jun-72 9MAB, 1/9, 1/431MAU 33MAU HMM164, 165 VicintyQuang Tri SupportVNMCAssault
LamSon 72 (II) 11-Jul-72 9MAB, 33MAU1/9, 1/4HMM164 .165 VicintyQuang Tri SupportVNMC Aslt
LamSon 72 (III) 22-Jul-72 9MAB, 31MAUHMM164, 1/4 VicintyQuang Tri SupportVNMCAslt
ReadyOp 9-Sep-72 9MAB, 2/433MAU, HMM165 VicintyCua Viet TurnawayLanding
End Sweep 27Jan-18Jul73 9MABHMM164, 165HMH462, 463 off NVN Support TF78 Mine Counter Measures
Eagle Pull 2-12Apr75 31MAU, 2/4HMH462, 463 CAM Evac Ops
Frequent Wind 20-30Apr75 9MAB SVN Evac Ops
Mayaquez Rescue 12-15May75 2/9, 1/4 Koh Tang Evac OPs
Hamlet Festival ?? ?? ?? ??
County Fair Var Var Cordon & Search  
Golden Fleece        
Golden Fleece   Various Rice Harvest Protection  
Hammerhead   Air Transfer    
Slam   acronym for Search, Locate, Annilate, Monitor  

 

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