30 November 1968
Submitted by: Dave Fogg
3rd Bde 4th Inf Div
Bn (1/35) Forward Fire Base
LZ Joan, Duc Co, YA 844252
A 1/35 LZ Jean YA809234
B 1/35 LZ Joan YA844252
C 1/35 OPCON to 3/8 Inf at LZ Vera YA838178
D 1/35 LZ Jean YA809234
Recon Plt LZ Joan YA844252
4.2 Mortar Plt, LZ Joan
Summary: Log opened at 0001 hours 30 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 GS, 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 YA809232; A 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, C 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).
C Battery (-) 7/15 artillery departed LZ Joan under the control of the 3rd Bde. B Company continued from LZ Joan to grid ZA195350 OPCON to 2/8 Inf. D Company continued from LZ Jean to grid ZA181303 OPCON to 2/8 Inf. A Company is preparing to evacuate LZ Jean and move to LZ Joan. C Company is preparing to evacuate LZ Vera and move to LZ Betty. Both radar at LZ Jean are preparing to move to parent unit 1 Dec. 68.
1205 hours (C) DELAYED ENTRY-1155 hours 30 Nov 68- At 1155 hours LTC Buckner informed us that it is Bde order NEGATIVE that tiger fatigues will be worn by anyone in the "CAN DO" Bn.
1445 hours (C) From Bde S-3 to the Bn S-3: Palns for Bn's as of now; Evac LZ Jean, Mary S, Jean by 2 Dec 68, also Evac Laura, Linda, Puma, continue to occupy Joan, Karen, Betty, Sharmaine, Plei Djerang. LZ Mary S by today, plt which will finish the Evac tomorrow. A 5/16 arty move from LZ Vera to Rock Quarry, remainder of 3/8 move to Oasis from LZ Vera, C Co move to and occupy Betty, A Co move from Jean to Joan and Evac Jean by tomorrow night, Co now on Betty will move move to the Oasis. On 2-3 Dec operation north of Thanh Nanh will end, 1 Co from 2/8 will move to Joan and 1 Co from 2/8 will move to the FSB NW of Plei Djerang.