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17 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 17 November 1968. Unit locations: At LZ Joan YA841251, Battalion Headquarters (Forward), B Company 1/35, C Battery 2/9 Artillery, C Battery (-) 7/15 Artillery, E Company, Counter Mortar Section 2/9 artillery; 1st 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 YA835178, 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 in the area of operations.

2124 hours (C) Bde 53X to Bn S-3: To C Co 1 Plt on a 15-minute C/A standby, the rest of C Co will be on a 30-minute standby. Standby will start at 0730 hours 18 November 1968; the rest of the battalion will be on a 4-hour standby. Mission: reaction force for the 7/17 Cav, 7/17 Cav will insert blue legs at grid YA789106, if the situation develops we will insert ourselves, our plt will go in, Bde recommends using the company located at LZ Jean. Informed Bde that C Co is at LZ Jean, will furnish the elements. Major Royal informed LTC Buckner Bn CO of this, also informed C Co Captain Smith and D Co RTO.

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