[Photograph provided by Alan Holmes.
Thanks, Alan.]



 
 

TABLE OF CONTENTS



 
 
 

PREFACE:

The purpose of this history is to provide a chronological account of the organization, training, and combat missions of the 175th Aviation Company (AML).

Only highlights of the period will be cited and it is hoped that others may benefit from our experience.

The information contained herein represents the activities and accomplishments of both individual and team efforts within the company.
 

SECTIONS:
 

I.  ACTIVATION

II.  MISSION

III.  AREA OF OPERATION
             IV Corp Tactical Zone
             Weather and Terrain
             Maps

IV.  ORGANIZATION
            Assigned Units
            Support Units Attached

V. COMBAT SUPPORT OPERATION
           General
           Command And Liason
           Preplanned Assaults
           Eagle Operations
           Doctrine Employed
           Psychological Warfare
           Fire Fly
           Summary of Operations

VI. ACTIVITIES AT VINH LONG COMPOUND
          Command and Administration Operations
          Consolidated Maintenance
          Logistical Support
          Area Facilities
          Mail
          Post Exchange
          Clubs
          Religious Services

VII.  MORALE
         Unit Morale
         Outlaws and Mavericks

VIII. INDIVIDUAL RECOGNITION

IX. UNIT RECOGNITION

APPENDICES:
    Welcome Letter From Colonel Jack Dempsey
                   Colonel Dempsey's Obituary
Guide For New Arrivals
    Lineage of the 13th Combat Aviation Battalion
    Heraldry of the 13th Combat Aviation Battalion
    Organizational Chart
    History of Vinh Long Memorial Chapel
    Carl S. Miller Memorial Library
    In Memory Of Vernon Lee Newton - Killed In Action  January 31, 1968

    Cobra Maverick/Bushwhacker Information Sought - Please Read

    REUNION NEWS
    Mavericks Attending - More To Follow!!

    Tony Villarruel, Outlaw 26 - Seeking Outlaws & Mavericks Of The 1971 - 1972 Era

         Tony Villarruel has Outlaw Caps available.  These are nice.
       You should get one.  You'll be glad you did.
     
   

     
    Excerpts From Dave Eastman's Forthcoming Novel - PUBLISHED!!

    Fine Wood Carvings By Wm. Robert "Weird" Stanley, Sr. - Must See!!


    Return To LZ ALPHA - "You Won't Believe it . . ." NEW


Brief History of Fort Wolters
The Current Outlaw Team
Patches
Photographs by Mike Barter
Photographs by John Perkins
Photographs by Ray Roth
     A Letter to Ray Roth From Gary Cox
Photographs by Jim Spiers
Photographs by R.D. Waldo
Photographs By Alan Holmes


Request For Assistance From Jim Donnelly


Photographs
Typical Mission Photographs
Guidons
Signs of the Times
Glossary
My Guestbook  - Up & Running!!

NOTE:  Old Guestbook may be viewed here.
 


  Last Updated and Expletived Over:  - June 27, 2014

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