Headquarters and Headquarter Company
June 3, 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 0935hrs Delta Company 19 Engineer reports road is open from LZ Bronco to Bong Song and at 0945hrs Bravo Company 19 Engineer reports road is open from LZ Bronco to LZ Dragon.


Alpha Company
June 3, 1968

Alpha Company conducted Search and Clear operation in their Area of Operation vicinity AT9732 and AT9731. At 1600hrs Alpha Company observed and engaged 10 VC. Command and Control Helicopter 1-20 Infantry went up to area and observed 1 VC KIA by Artillery. Alpha Company moved to AT959299 to AT955316.


Bravo Company
June 3, 1968

Bravo Company will continue their Security Mission for LZ Ryder and will maintain 1 Platoon OP in vicinity AT960360.


Charlie Company
June 3, 1968

Charlie Company move out to their east toward 0530hrs and at 0915hrs Charlie Company at AT986313 Command and Control Helicopter at AT986313 on re supply mission received automatic weapons fire with negative hits. Charlie Company CO observed 13 men moving north to south same area 3 with weapons and engaged with Artillery. At 1452hrs Charlie Company incoming automatic weapon fire results in 1 US WHA (M) fire was returned Artillery with the results of 1 VC KIA and 1 bolt action Rifle CIA. At 1600hrs Charlie Company at AT989351 while checking area after Artillery was called observed 1 VC evading south engaged with small arms fire with results 1 VC KIA and pack (all US) only pistol belt was NVA. Charlie Company continued their Search and Destroy operation to AT966332 to AT982308. Charlie Company reports the following SGT Williams E. Watson and PFC Randolph Glazier where evac to 95th Evac Hospital.


Delta Company
June 3, 1968

Delta Company has the Security Mission for LZ Ross.


Echo Company
June 3, 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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