Headquarters and Headquarter Company
March 11, 1968

Forward Area: 1-20 Infantry Headquarters is located at LZ Thunder and will continued to work with ARVN units in their Area of Operations.

Rear Area: Battalion Rear continued their Mission of general support for the battalion and continued their Security Mission for LZ Bronco. At 0100hrs LZ Bronco Red Alert LZ Bronco received snapper attack with 3 explosive type of rounds received and at 0205hrs receiving heavy incoming mortar fire at total of 16-18 rounds. At 0220hrs Primo Aviation report 1 US KHA David Kmetz, 3 US WHA Jimmie Lott right elbow and left hand, Jeffory Blevins, right leg, Tommy Glorge contusion head and abrasions right hand, all from 360 transportation evac all evac and at 0310hrs back to Green. At 1945hrs Tripoli OP reports 2 lights at BS842404.


Alpha Company
March 11, 1968

At 0947hrs Alpha Company vicinity BS458788, found 1 M-1 rifle and 48 rounds of ammo SN5673438, also found pistol belt, poncho and hammock. At 1535hrs Alpha Company at BS460789, found tunnel containing 1 blanket, 1 mess kit, 3 hammocks, 3 poncho’s, 1 khaki uniform and 2 black PJ. At 1530hrs vicinity BS461792, detained 1 VC suspect that was evading. Alpha Company set up Night Defense Position vicinity BS454796. Alpha Company reports PFC Bobby M. Grantham was attached to the 67th Evac Hospital


Bravo Company
March 11, 1968

Bravo Company continued their Security Mission for LZ Thunder and bridges with 3rd Platoon conducted Search and Destroy Operations around LZ Thunder. At 1207hrs Bravo Company at BS849305 detained 1 VC suspect. At 1635hrs Bravo Company detained 1 VC suspect at BS850304. At1930hrs Bravo Company is location at LZ Thunder.


Charlie Company
March 11, 1968

Charlie Company continued their Security Mission for LZ Dottie. Charlie Company will have Night Ambushes vicinity of Dottie at BS632848 and will conduct local patrols of the vicinity of LZ. Charlie Company reports negative contact for the day.


Delta Company
March 11, 1968

Delta Company continued their multiple patrols and Search and Destroy operations in their Area of Operation. At 2015hrs Delta Company is in their Night Logger position with ambushes at 3rd Platoon at BS768384, 2nd Platoon ambush at BS815401 and BS833394 and the Delta Company 1st Platoon at BS876357 and BS878345.


Echo Company
March 11, 1968

Echo Company and 4.2 platoon where located on LZ Thunder to provide direct support to the Battalion. At 0930hrs Recon Platoon reports their location at BS859271. At 2015hrs Recon Platoon reports their night positions at BS906261 and BS896286. At 2320hrs Recon at BS895287 fired on 3 VC results 2 VC KIA and searching area at this time.

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