Headquarters and Headquarter Company
August 2, 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. At 0820hrs 1-20 Infantry TOC request 4 Scout Dogs and handlers to work with Companies Charlie and Delta. Pick up 3 August at 1300hrs. At 0835hrs Charlie Company 39 Engineer at BS716596 hit a mine estimated 25-30 pounds charge, believed to be pressure type mine operator complained that he ears have been bothered him. At 1135hrs Division TOC Colonel Benz: Reference the move of Recon Platoon 1-20 Infantry who did 11th Brigade coordinate with? Is the Recon Platoon working along or with ARVN for your information the ARVN are conducting an Operation in that area at this time. Also be informed the 11th Brigade does not have an Area of Operation for operations in that area. At 1241hrs 1-20 TOC E Troop at BS930222 a Vietnamese male turned himself into E Troop with Chu Hoi Papers, also 2 grenades, 1-20 Infantry will evac to LZ Bronco. At 1512hrs S-3 Air request permission to test fire gun ships in grid BS8539 CPT Robb approved.

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


Alpha Company
August 2, 1968

Alpha Company continued their Security Mission for LZ Thunder and at 0822hrs Alpha Company at BS877300 found 1 French grease gun #12669 lying along side of trail. At 0830hrs Alpha Company at BS877309 found a hand grenade with pin already pulled also found a pair of shower shoes with dried blood will continue to check area. At 1000hrs Alpha 10, 20 at LZ Thunder and 30 is at BS873312. At 1139hrs Alpha Company at BS874312 detained 1 VCS evading approximately 45 wearing white shirt and tan pants, evac to LZ Thunder. At 1820hrs Alpha Company at BS886296, with ambush at BS889277 and BS885289 and by 1950hrs Alpha 24 element ambush is at BS879306.


Bravo Company
August 2, 1968

Bravo Company working the BA TO Area of Operation and at 1520hrs Bravo Company is location at BS573262 with 10 and 20 at main camp. At 1938hrs locations Bravo Company (-) is at BA TO with the 30 element at BS573263.


Charlie Company
August 2, 1968

At 0825hrs Charlie Company at BS794380 receiving small arms fire from RF area request MACV be notified. At 1422hrs Charlie Company (-) is located at BS777378. At 1603hrs Recon Platoon reports their location at BS772358. At 1852hrs Charlie Company is at BS763375 in their Night Defense Position with ambushes out at these locations BS763392, BS757290 and BS763375.


Delta Company
August 2, 1968

Delta Company continued their Security Mission for LZ Charlie Brown and at 0814hrs at BS916278 detained 2 VCS, one 15, dressed in blue shirt and white shorts male. One female 20 dressed in black both found in hooch with map and some French pictures will evac to LZ Bronco. At 1510hs Delta Company location 10 at BS889239, 20 and Command Post at Charlie Brown, 30 at BS915212 with a OP at BS933221. At 1820hrs Delta Company at LZ Charlie Brown with ambushes at BS909267, BS918255 and BS916259.


Echo Company
August 2, 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 where they continue to provide direct fire support for the Battalion. At 1026hrs Recon Platoon has closed into my location at BS568688. At 1255hrs Recon Platoon reports their location at BS558679. At 1448hrs 1-20 Infantry Relay have hot chow and cokes for 30 personnel, Recon 1-20 Infantry is coming in tonight to relay location, also would like mail brought out, have mail pit in same bags. At 1525hrs Recon Platoon closed back to BS568688.

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