Headquarters and Headquarter Company
November 1, 1968

Forward Area: 1-20 Infantry Headquarters is located at LZ Thunder and will continued to work with ARVN units their Area of Operations. At 0130hrs Reference Item, LZ Thunder Dust Off at 2300hrs October 31, 1968, Alexander A. Ames E-5 Cook 1-20 Infantry, unmarried, Gunshot wound point of entry under left arm exit from right side of neck, (M-16 Round) incident not result of hostile action. Investigating officer CPT Adams Headquarters Company, Military Police notified and will conduct investigation, cause of shooting remains undetermined.

Rear Area: Battalion Rear continued their Mission of general support for the battalion and continued their Security Mission for LZ Bronco.


Alpha Company
November 1, 1968

At 1006hrs Alpha Company reference of air movement from LZ Liz to LZ Pepper, 1st PZ at 0934hrs and last LZ at 0955hrs movement completed. Alpha Company takes over the Security Mission for LZ Pepper.


Bravo Company
November 1, 1968

Bravo Company will conduct their Air Movement from LZ Dragon to LZ Pepper 1st PZ at 1020hrs and Last LZ at 1105hrs and Bravo Company is at LZ Patch. At 1642hrs Bravo Company at BS475765 engaged several VC evading with results 2 VC KIA negative weapon.


Charlie Company
November 1, 1968

Charlie Company at LZ Thunder and is preparing to join VERNON LAKE II Operation.


Delta Company
November 1, 1968

Delta Company location Fire Support Base Pepper BS491729 getting ready to the start of VERNON LAKE II. At 1600hrs Delta Company from PZ LZ Charlie Brown to LZ Pepper 1st PZ 1340hrs and last LZ is at 1405hrs Delta Company is located at LZ Pepper.


Echo Company
November 1, 1968

Echo Company is located at LZ Thunder where Battalion Forward is and coordinates with the Battalion Rear Elements and Base Defense elements on LZ Thunder. The 4.2 Platoon is located on LZ Thunder and 2 squads on LZ Charlie Brown where they continue to provide direct fire support for the (1-20 Infantry Battalion). At 1745hrs 1-20 Infantry moved 2 of their 4.2 mortars from Charlie Brown to LZ Pepper also the 4.2 class 4 to LZ Pepper. At 1230hrs Recon Platoon is located at LZ Dottie. At 1430hrs 1-20 Infantry Recon and S-3 external load to LZ Dottie at 1430hrs the PZ at 1426hrs to LZ 1436hrs to LZ Pepper.

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