Headquarters and Headquarter Company
June 1, 1968

Forward Area 1-20 Infantry Headquarters is located at LZ Ross for Operation WHEELER-WALLOWA and are OPCON to the 196th Light Infantry Brigade.

Rear Area: Battalion Rear continued their Mission of general support for the battalion and continued their Security Mission for LZ Bronco. At 1530hrs Bravo Company 19 Engineer at BS789417 reports ton truck hit pressure detonated mine with results 2 WIA (E) and major damage to vehicle and road is passable.

 

Alpha Company
June 1, 1968

Alpha Company is sweeping west to AT9530 and will continue their Sweep and Clear Operation to AT978308 to AT967292.

 

Bravo Company
June 1, 1968

Bravo Company continued their Security Mission for LZ Ryder and will be conducting local Security Patrols in their Area of Operation and maintain their OP.

 

Charlie Company
June 1, 1968

Charlie Company has sweep to the southwest on a Search and Clear operation to AT9530 with moves from BT001347 to AT973336. At 0844hrs Charlie Company at AT984350 received sniper fire from above coordinates returned fire with results 1 VC KIA, 1 pistol belt CIA. At 0850hrs they received some more sniper fire from AT974352 from AT974352 and firing artillery. At 1118hrs Charlie Company vicinity at BT002461 received 6 rounds sniper fire 700 meters southwest of location observed 2 man and calling artillery.

 

Delta Company
June 1, 1968

Delta Company has the Security Mission for LZ Ross and road security. At 0911hrs Delta Company at BT015336 received 6 to 8 rounds of small arms fire from 400 meters southwest with negative casualties returned fire and firing stooped checking area now.

 

Echo Company
June 1, 1968

Echo Company is located at LZ Ross where Battalion Forward, is located and coordinates with the Battalion Rear Elements and the Base Defense on LZ Ross. The 4.2 Platoon is located on LZ Ross where they continue to provide direct fire support for the Battalion. 1-20 Infantry Recon Platoon manned OP Tiger, Cobra and Dragon.

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