Headquarters and Headquarter Company
May 25, 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. At 2354hrs 1-20 Infantry reports 3 rounds exploded and call in artillery on BT0632 and at 0015hrs still receiving incoming. At 1015hrs 1-20 Infantry request EOD team to destroy 4 120mm rockets. At 1425hrs Convoy departs for LZ Ross and closed at 1500hrs. At 1600hrs Convoy departed LZ Ross with 24 vehicles and closed on LZ Baldy at 1645hrs. 1-20 Infantry canceled the EOD team that was requested this morning.

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


Alpha Company
May 25, 1968

Alpha Company will conduct a Search and Clear operation south from LZ Ross as they leave LZ Ross to the Vicinity of BT0231. At 0934hrs Alpha Company at BT007327 received small arms fire from the west at 1000 meters with no casualties and called in artillery. Alpha Company reports their Night Defense Position at BT061212.


Bravo Company
May 25, 1968

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


Charlie Company
May 25, 1968

Charlie Company has the Security Mission for LZ Ross, Charlie Company had 1, 14 year old Vietnamese turn in 1 M-1 carbine Serial #36334797, found.


Delta Company
May 25, 1968

Delta Company continued their Sweep and Clear operation to north AT9837 moving to AT992403 to BT014393 with a few Day Ambushes and a stay behind ambush. At 1839hrs Delta Company at BT021394 received 25 rounds small arms fire 350 to 400 meters from their location, returned fire with M-60 and M-79 and called in artillery with unknown results. Delta Company reports their Night Defense Position at BT014393.


Echo Company
May 25, 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. At 0836hrs Recon reports at 994312 observed 1 VC with black PJ with pack at 300 meters east engaged with negative results. At 0845hrs Recon observed 15 to 20 VC 2000 meters east of their location 1 in green uniform the rest in black PJ and called artillery, they dropped some equipment and evac into the woods. At 0938hrs they came out of wood line to pick up equipment, end with 81mm mortar fire 5 fell to ground and 5 more came out of woods and pulled them back into woods.

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