Headquarters and Headquarter Company
arch 14, 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.

 

Alpha Company
March 14, 1968

Alpha Company 1-20 Infantry and is Lift to Quang Ngai Airfield. 1st Lift PU 0725hrs LZ time 0940hrs, 2nd Lift PU time 0947hrs, LZ time 0955hrs, 3rd Lift PU 1006hrs LZ time1012hrs, 4th Lift PU time 1039hrs, LZ time1047hrs, 5th Lift PU time 1054hrs, LZ time 1100hrs. Lift completed. At 1910hrs Alpha Company returns to OPCON 1-20 Infantry on LZ Thunder with ambushes at BS820395 and BS832390.

 

Bravo Company
March 14, 1968

Bravo Company continued their Security Mission for LZ Thunder and Bridge Security.

 

Charlie Company
March 14, 1968

Bravo Company 4-3 Infantry is again OPCON to Task Force Baker. Charlie Company remains OPCON to Task Force Barker at 1140hrs at BS647875 element hit a booby trap Artillery 105 round results 4 US WHA 1 US KHA, was Cox, WHA Dust Off completed. Dison multiple Frag Wounds in legs, Cummings frag wounds in legs, Hendrickson frag wound in legs. Charlie Company found supply cache 3 boxes of ammo and explosives, PRC 25 batteries, 200 claymore wire, all destroyed in place.  Dust Off was to 2nd Surgical Hospital Chu Lai. At 1345hrs Charlie Company at BS626867 engaged 1 VC evading results 1 VC KIA at 1600hrs. SSGT GEORGE JOSE COX IS LISTED AS KHA. Charlie Company reports the following SP4 Thomas R. Cummings, PFC Henry D. Dison and PFC Richard Hendrickson where evac to 2nd Surgical Hospital.

 

Delta Company
March 14, 1968

Delta Company continued their multiple patrols and their search and Destroy operations in their Area of Operation. At 1345hrs Delta Company at BS872357 found 20 rifle grenades, 2 82mm mortar rounds destroyed in place. At 1636hrs Delta Company at BS878350 found 30 anti tank grenades and 4 82mm mortar rounds and again will destroy in place. At 2145hrs Delta Company reports their ambush locations 2nd Platoon BS8323389 and BS826399, with 1st Platoon ambushes at BS863367 and BS860356 and 3rd Platoon ambushes at BS780370 and BS783671.

 

Echo Company
March 14, 1968

Echo Company and 4.2 platoon where located on LZ Thunder to provide direct support to the Battalion. Recon Platoon I believe is at LZ Bronco on their Stand Down. SP4 James J. Heavern

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