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16 November 1968
Submitted by: Dave Fogg

3rd Bde 4th Inf Div
Bn (1/35) Forward Fire Base
LZ Joan, Duc Co, YA 844252

Unit Locations:
A 1/35 LZ Vera, OPCON to 3/8 YA838178
B 1/35 LZ Joan, YA 844252
C 1/35 LZ Jean, YA 809234
D 1/35 LZ Jean, YA 809234
Recon Plt LZ Joan YA844252
4.2 Mortar Plt, LZ Joan

Summary: Log opened at 0001 hours 16 November 1968. Unit locations: At LZ Joan YA844252, Battalion Headquarters (Forward), B Company 1/35, C Battery 2/9 Artillery, C Battery 5/16 Artillery (GS), E Company, Counter Mortar Section 2/9 artillery; 3rd Platoon D Co 4th Engineers Battalion, Mobile Dental Clinic from the 4th Medical Battalion; At LZ Jean YA809234; C Company 1/35, D Company 1/35, 1 CSF platoon from the Special Forces Camp at Duc Co, 1 AN/TPS-25 section from Division artillery, Counter Mortar Section from the 4/42 Artillery; At LZ Vera YA807232, A Company 1/35 OPCON to 3/8 Infantry; At LZ Oasis; Headquarters and Headquarters Company Support (S-4 Forward); At Base Camp (Camp Enari); Battalion Headquarters (Rear). No significant activities occurred during the reported period. The remainder of C Battery 7/15 artillery closed LZ Joan. Battery is in direct support of the operation to the west and south of LZ's Jean and Joan. The battalion maintained one company on a 30-minute standby and one platoon on a 15-minute standby (C Company) maintained 1 Company on a 2-hour standby.

1930 hours (C) Night locations of the operation across the border: CSF (Camp Strike Force) A-803134, CSF B-786134; B & C 1/14 773165; B & C 1/22 784145; A 1/69 Armor 822156; B 1/69 815213; B 2/8 788201; C 1/10 Cav 773458; A 1/10 Cav 754214

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