Stand Down

27 August to 7 September 1970

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This Report of the Stand Down is provided by Richard CAzeault

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

HEADQUARTERS 4th INFANTRY DIVISION

APO San Francisco 96262

ADDH-GC 9 August 1970

MEMORANDUM THRU: COMMANDING OFFICER, 1ST BRIGADE, ATTN: S-3

FOR: COMMANDING OFFICER, 3RD BATTALION 12TH INFANTRY, ATTN: S-3

COMMANDING OFFICER, 2ND BATTALION 35TH INFANTRY, ATTN: S-3

COMMANDING OFFICER, 3RD BATTALION 8TH INFANTRY, ATTN: S-3

SUBJECT: Stand Down Evaluation Report

1. Request you to submit in writing an after action evaluation report on training conducted and services provided during stand down. The evaluation should cover the following areas:

      a. Program of instruction

      b. Lesson plans

      c. North An Khe Range

      d. Training facilities

      e. Courtesy inspections

      f. Special Services

      g. Stand down area

      h. Installation support

      i. Personnel support

      j. Logistic support

and will be used to improve the stand down program.

AVDH-GC 9 August 1970

SUBJECT: Stand Down Evaluation Report

2. The report should be submitted to ACofS, G-3, ATTN: O&T, preferably within three days after the completion of the stand down.

RICHARD L. PRILLAMAN

LTC, GS

AcofS, G-3


 

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

HEADQUARTERS, 2D BATTALION 35TH INFANTRY

APO San Francisco 96262

9 September 1970

SUBJECT: Stand Down Evaluation Report

AC of S, G3

4th Infantry Division

ATTN: O&T

APO San Francisco 96262

2d Battalion 35th Infantry completed their stand down on 7 September, 1970. Below is an evaluation of training conducted, facilities, and services provided during the stand down:

      a. Program of Instruction: The Program of Instruction was well organized and covered a variety of subjects which are useful to the individual soldier. However, due to the guard commitment, not all personnel completed all of the training.

      b. Lesson Plans: Lesson Plans wee provided by 4th Infantry Div, and, when coupled with the lesson plans of this battalion, provided a more than adequate base from which the instructors could formulate their own lesson plans.

      c. North An Khe Range: The range was adequate, for the battalion needs, and was coordinated through the 4th Training Detachment.

      d. Training Facilities: Training Facilities were adequate, however, there was a small number of training aids available to the instructors.

      e. Courtesy Inspections: This battalion received two courtesy inspections of training at North Range. All M-16 rifles were inspected for bore erosion by a team from 704th Maint.

      f. Special Services: Recreational facilities were provided for personnel of the battalion to include:

(1) Sports equipment to include volleyball, basketball and softball equipment.

(2) A picnic at Lazy Acres with sports and a floor show.

(3) A floor show at the stand down area on two occasions.

      g. Stand Down Area: The Division Stand Down Area provided adequate billeting and latrine/shower facilities. The NCO/EM Club was not open during the first six days of the stand down.

      h. Installation Support: A mobile PX came to the stand down area on one afternoon. The mobile Barber Shop and Snack Bar did not come to the stand down area.

      i. Personnel Support: An AG Records Team was provided for a records check.

      j. Logistic Support: A courtesy CMMI was conducted by a team from Division. This battalion conducted TA 50-901 inspections and provided DO (?) facilities at the stand down area. All personnel had their individual shot records updated by the Bn Med Plt.

FOR THE COMMANDER:

CHESTER GARRETT

MAJ, Infantry

S3

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