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I Field Force, Vietnam
I Field Force, Vietnam I Field Force, Vietnam, was organized on Aug.1,1965, at Nha Trang as Task Force Alpha; its mission: to control all U.S. Army Forces in the Republic. No-names, Commanding, Commenced operations on Aug. 5, 1965, with the 173rd Airborne Brigade; 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division; 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry; and 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment (reinforced). November 1965, Task Force Alpha officially became Field Force, Vietnam, and in March 1966, when another field force was organized in Military Region 3, the command becam I Field Force, Vietnam. In the following years, I Field Force directed operations utilizing all or parts of the 4th Infantry Division, 101st Airborne Division, 1st Cavalry Division (Airborne), and numerous seperate combat and combat support battalions and units. In addition to renowned victories at Dak To, Ben Het, Bu Prang-Duc Lap, Cambodia, Dak Seang-Dak Poke, and Plei Djeran, combat elements of the force defeated the North Viet Namese (NVA), and Viet Cong (VC) in thousands of engagement in all 12 provinces of Military Region 2, and initiated one of the first comprehensive, U.S. Army-conducted pacification programs in The Republic of Vietnam (RVN). Today (summer of 1971), I Field Force, Vietnam, still headquartered in Nha Trang, is the senior American headquarters in Military Region 2, and continues its mission of supervising the advisory effort with the Army Republic of VietNam (ARVN), the many faceted aspects of the CORDS effort, the U.S. military operations, and coordinates the American effort with the South Vietnamese and Republic of Korea Forces in the Region.

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  Association of I Field Force, Vietnam Veterans Defending the Central Highlands, the Key to South Vietnam
Order of Battle - I Field Force, Vietnam

A Brief History of the 30th Field Artillery Regiment

with 3500 of these in Task Force area ... A " Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, 4th Field Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery and the 1st Field Squadron, Royal

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Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Inf Division
Fort Lewis, Washington and Vietnam
January 1966 - July 1967

Command structure B 1/22 1966-1967 Submitted by Bob Babcock

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  It looks like they have fixed the 1st Field Force Guest Book at the bottom of this page, But just in case I'm Leaving this one on the page too !

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