MACV Command History. 1972-1973. Volume 2

TABLE OF CONTENTS

E. LOGISTICS E-1
SUPPORT OF THE RVNAF E-1
COMPONENT RVNAF SERVICE STATUS AT TIME OF US WITHDRAWAL E-4
ARVN STATUS E-4
ARVN SUPPLY STATUS E-7
ARVN MAINTENANCE STATUS E-7
VNAF STATUS E-8
VNMC STATUS E-8
VNN STATUS E-10
AMMUNITION E-16
TRANSPORTATION E-18
PORT OPERATIONS E-19
HIGHWAY TRANSPORTATION E-21
RAIL TRANSPORT E-22
AIRLIFT E-22
MEDICAL MATERIEL E-22
MILITARY CONSTRUCTION E-23
FACILITIES TRANSFER E-23
OTHER ACTIVITIES E-25
LOGISTICS PROGRAMS E-26
MACV RETROGRADE PROGRAM E-26
TRANSFER OF SCRAP E-28
REAL ESTATE E-28
CONSTRUCTION E-29
LINES OF COMMUNICATION (LOC) PROGRAM E-30
RVNAF BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION E-30
DELTA ROCK TRANSPORTATION PLAN E-32
DEPENDENT SHELTERS E-32
TRAINING E-35
COMMUNICATIONS-ELECTRONICS E-37
COMMUNICATIONS-ELECTRONICS IMPROVEMENT AND MODERNIZATION PROGRAM (CEIMP) E-37
VIETNAMIZATION OF MAJOR C-E FACILITIES E-38
FIRST QUARTER ACTIVITIES E-39
SECOND QUARTER ACTIVITIES E-39
THIRD QUARTER ACTIVITIES E-39
FOURTH QUARTER ACTIVITIES E-40
RVNAF-SIMS TRAINING E-40
VIETNAM TELECOMMUNICATIONS ORGANIZATION (VTO) E-41
GOVERNMENT OF VIETNAM COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY E-41
US COMMAND AND CONTROL COMMUNICATIONS E-42
AUTOVON E-42
DIAL TELEPHONE EXCHANGE E-42
AUTOSEVOCOM E-43
AUTODIN E-43
COMMAND RECORD COMMUNICATIONS E-43
AIRBORNE RADIO RELAY E-43
ICS COMMUNICATIONS E-43
SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS E-44
TACTICAL RADIO COMMUNICATIONS E-44
FREQUENCIES E-44
MAJOR RELOCATIONS E-44
DEFENSE COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY E-44
PROJECT ENHANCE PLUS E-45
BACKGROUND E-45
ARVN SUPPORT E-46
PORT AND TITLE TRANSFER TEAMS E-46
RECONCILIATION E-47
GOVERNMENT FURNISHED EQUIPMENT AND COMMERCIAL DESIGN ADMINISTRATIVE USE VEHICLES E-47
TRANSFER OF EQUIPMENT E-48
FULL PETROLEUM STORAGE TANK POLICY E-48
FACILITY TRANSFER E-49
VNN SUPPORT E-50
VNAF SUPPORT E-51
FORCE STRUCTURE ACTIONS E-51
AIR TRANSPORTATION E-52
C-130A PROGRAM E-52
AC-119K PROGRAM E-53
A-37 PROGRAM E-54
F-5 PROGRAM E-54
HELICOPTER PROGRAM E-54
0-2 PROGRAM E-55
MAINTENANCE SUPPORT E-56
ARMAMENT AND MUNITIONS E-56
EQUIPMENT RECEIPT E-58
AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT TRANSFER FROM VNAF E-58
CONUS TRAINING E-59
CIVIL ENGINEERING E-60
F. COMMAND ACTIVITIES F-1
COMPTROLLER ACTIVITIES F-1
MISSION F-1
BUDGET DIVISION ACTIVITIES F-1
O&M,N SUPPORT OF HQ MACV F-1
O&M,A SUPPORT OF ADVISOR AND RD CADRE F-1
O&M,A SUPPORT OF USARV F-2
CONTINGENCY FUNDS F-2
FINANCIAL AND ACCOUNTING ACTIVITIES F-2
MILITARY BANKING FACILITIES F-2
CURRENCY CONTROL F-2
MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES F-3
REPORTS CONTROL F-3
COMMAND PROGRESS REPORT F-3
INTERNAL REVIEW DIVISION ACTIVITIES F-3
EXTERNAL AUDIT ACTIVITIES F-3
VIETNAMESE ADVISORY DIVISION (VNAD) F-3
ASSISTANCE-IN-KIND (AIK) FUNDING F-4
1972 GOVERNMENT OF VIETNAM DEFENCE BUDGET F-4
1973 GOVERNMENT OF VIETNAM DEFENSE BUDGET F-4
PLANNING, PROGRAMMING, AND BUDGETING F-5
CHAPLAIN ACTIVITIES F-5
MISSION AND ORGANIZATION F-5
MISSION F-5
1972 REORGANIZATION/DRAWDOWNS F-5
1972 ACTIVITIES F-5
BACKGROUND F-5
PASTORAL ACTIVITIES F-5
INFORMATION DISSEMINATION EFFORTS F-6
CHARITABLE WORKS F-6
THE ADVISORY PROGRAM F-6
PW CAMP VISITS F-6
DATA MANAGEMENT AGENCY F-6
MISSION AND ORGANIZATION F-6
MISSION F-6
ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES F-7
DMA ACTIVITIES F-7
ADP ACTIVITIES F-8
PROGRAMMER/ANALYST TRAINING FOR LOCAL NATIONALS F-8
ADP REQUIREMENTS F-9
PHASEDOWN OF DMA ACTIVITIES F-9
HEALTH SERVICES F-10
MISSIONS F-10
ORGANIZATION F-10
PLANS AND OPERATIONS F-12
OPERATION HOMECOMING (EGRESS RECAP) F-12
MOVEMENT FROM LONG BINH F-12
CIVILIAN WAR CASUALTY PROGRAM F-12
DUSTOFF OPERATIONS F-13
VETERINARY ACTIVITIES F-13
US CASUALTIES F-13
PREVENTIVE MEDICINE F-13
VENEREAL DISEASE F-13
INFECTIOUS HEPATITIS F-13
MALARIA F-17
RABIES F-17
OTHER DISEASE RATES F-17
DENTAL ACTIVITIES F-17
DRUG ABUSE PROGRAM F-19
INFORMATION AND THE PRESS F-19
THE OFFICE OF INFORMATION F-19
MISSION F-19
ORGANIZATION F-19
PUBLIC INFORMATION DIVISION F-19
COMMAND INFORMATION DIVISION F-21
AMERICAN FORCES VIETNAM NETWORK F-21
INFORMATION ADVISORY AND ACCREDITATION DIVISION F-21
ACTIONS AGAINST NEWS CORRESPONDENTS F-21
SPECIAL INFORMATION ACTIVITIES F-22
DRUG INFORMATION PROGRAM AND ALCOHOL ABUSE F-22
ABSENTEE VOTING F-22
OPERATION HOMECOMING F-22
INSPECTOR GENERAL ACTIVITIES F-24
ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONS F-24
MISSION F-24
1972 REORGANIZATION F-24
INSPECTIONS DURING 1972 F-24
INSPECTIONS AND AUDITS F-24
INSPECTOR GENERAL VISITS F-25
PLANNED 1973 INSPECTIONS F-26
BASE TURNOVER INSPECTIONS F-26
REPRESENTATIVE MACV INVESTIGATIONS F-26
DECLASSIFICATION AND RELEASE OF WOOLDRIDGE REPORT OF INVESTIGATION F-26
UNITED SERVICES ORGANIZATION (USO) F-26
PROPERTY DISPOSAL OPERATIONS F-26
ALLEGED WAR CRIME-U MINH FOREST F-27
THE VIKYN CASE F-27
PEERS REPORT F-27
STUDY OF AMMUNITION WASTE AND MATERIEL EXCESSES F-27
1972 CHRISTMAS MAIL PROGRAM (REINDEER EXPRESS) F-28
HUMAN RELATIONS SURVEY F-28
COMBINED INVESTIGATIONS F-28
IG COMPLAINTS F-28
ADVISORY EFFORT F-28
RVNAF/JGS IG INSPECTIONS ...: F-30
MACV SPECIAL TROOPS F-30
GENERAL F-30
SERVICES PROVIDED F-30
ICCS SUPPORT F-32
STAFF JUDGE ADVOCATE F-32
ORGANIZATION AND MISSION F-32
CIVIL LAW AND MILITARY AFFAIRS DIVISION F-33
FOREIGN CLAIMS F-33
MACV APPEALS BOARD F-33
MISCELLANEOUS F-33
INTERNATIONAL LAW AND MILITARY JUSTICE DIVISION F-33
INTERNATIONAL LAW F-34
WAR CRIMES INVESTIGATIONS F-34
CEASE-FIRE RELATED ACTIVITIES F-34
MISCELLANEOUS F-35
ADVISORY DIVISION F-35
AWARDS AND DECORATIONS F-35
US AWARDS POLICY F-35
FOREIGN AWARDS F-35
ARVN BADGES AND BRANCH INSIGNIA F-35
TEMPORARY WEAR OF REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM UNIT AWARDS F-36
VIETNAM CAMPAIGNS F-36
FIFTEENTH AND SIXTEENTH CAMPAIGNS F-36
SEVENTEENTH CAMPAIGN F-36
CEASE-FIRE AWARDS POLICIES F-36
DISCIPLINE, AND LAW AND ORDER F-37
WITHDRAWAL OF PRIVILEGES F-37
CURRENCY MANIPULATION F-38
CUSTOMS F-38
DRUG SUPPRESSION F-39
PRISONERS OF WAR F-40
INTERNMENT FACILITIES F-40
PW ADVISORY PROGRAM F-40
RELOCATION OF PW F-40
WORK AND PAY ACTIVITIES F-40
NUTRITIONAL STANDARDS F-41
REPATRIATION RELEASE PLANNING F-42
TREATMENT OF ENEMY PWs F-42
ENEMY PRISONERS OF WAR F-43
DRUG AND NARCOTIC ABATEMENT PROGRAM F-43
BACKGROUND F-43
HIGH LEVEL CONCERN AND MACV ACTIONS F-44
COMUSMACV ACTIONS TO CURB DRUG ABUSE F-44
DRUG EDUCATION PROGRAM F-44
DRUG EDUCATION FIELD TEAMS F-44
IDENTIFICATION AND DETECTION OF USERS F-45
DETOXIFICATION AND REHABILITATION F-45
VIETNAMESE ACTIONS TO CONTROL DRUG TRAFFICKING F-45
DEROS TESTING F-47
UNANNOUNCED UNIT TESTING F-48
BIOGRAPHIC AND DEMOGRAPHIC DATA SUMMARY F-48
COMMUNITY/HUMAN RELATIONS F-48
ORGANIZATION AND MANNING FOR COMMUNITY/HUMAN RELATIONS F-48
COMMUNITY RELATIONS F-48
HUMAN RELATIONS F-48
RACIAL COMPLAINTS F-48
EVALUATION OF HUMAN RELATIONS PROGRAM F-49
LEAVE, REST, AND RECUPERATION F-50
R&R SITE CLOSURES F-50
CLOSURE OF R&R PROCESSING CENTER AT DA NANG F-50
THE TAIPEI AND BANGKOK SITES F-50
IN-COUNTRY R&R AUGMENTATION F-50
TERMINATION OF R&R PROGRAM F-50
US PRISONERS OF WAR F-51
BACKGROUND F-51
US PWs IN SOUTHEAST ASIA F-51
ENEMY RELEASE OF US PWs PRIOR TO 1972 F-51
RELEASE OF US PWs, 1972 TO CEASE-FIRE F-51
TREATMENT OF US PWs F-51
REPATRIATION AND PW RIGHTS EFFORTS F-52
PW NEGOTIATION OBJECTIVES AND STRATEGY F-53
OBJECTIVES F-53
STRATEGY AND POLICY F-53
PW RELEASE/REPATRIATION PLANNING (EGRESS RECAP/HOMECOMING) F-53
REDEPLOYMENT OF US FORCES F-55
REDEPLOYMENTS PRIOR TO 31 JANUARY 1972 F-55
1972 REDEPLOYMENTS F-56
INCREMENT XI-KEYSTONE OWL F-56
INCREMENT XII-KEYSTONE PHEASANT F-57
INCREMENT XIII-KEYSTONE WREN F-58
INCREMENT XIV-KEYSTONE PELICAN F-59
REDEPLOYMENT, INCREMENT XIV TO CEASE-FIRE F-60
POST CEASE-FIRE REDEPLOYMENT F-61
PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS F-61
PSYOP THEMES AND PROGRAMS F-61
GOVERNMENT OF VIETNAM POLWAR/PSYOP ACTIVITIES F-62
MAJOR POLWAR CAMPAIGNS F-62
ASSISTANCE TO THE KHMER REPUBLIC F-63
MILITARY EQUIPMENT DELIVERY TEAM. CAMBODIA F-63
BACKGROUND F-63
1972 MEDTC ACTIVITIES F-63
TRIPARTITE DEPUTIES F-64
ROUTE 1 STUDY GROUP F-64
AIR-GROUND AND MEKONG RIVERINE OPERATIONS STUDY GROUP F-64
ROUTE 4 STUDY GROUP F-65
ROUTE 2 STUDY GROUP F-65
FANK TRAINING COORDINATION COMMITTEE F-65
CEASE-FIRE PROBLEMS COMMITTEE F-65
FUTURE TRIPARTITE ACTIVITIES F-65
G. THE NEW AGENCIES G-1
US SUPPORT ACTIVITIES GROUP (USSAG) G-2
INITIAL PLANNING G-2
MISSION G-3
COMMAND RELATIONSHIPS G-4
ACTIVATION G-4
JOINT PERSONNEL RECOVERY CENTER/JOINT CASUALTY RESOLUTION CENTER (JPRC/JCRC) G-5
1972 CHANGES IN THE JPRC G-5
1972 MISSION AND FUNCTIONS OF THE JPRC G-5
JPRC - MANAGED PROGRAMS G-6
REWARD PROGRAM G-6
LEAFLET PROGRAM G-6
CRASH SITE INSPECTION (CSI) PROGRAM G-6
SPECIAL COLLECTION PROGRAM BRIGHT LIGHT G-6
1972 ACTIVITIES G-6
RETURNED PWs G-7
POST-HOSTILITIES PLANNING G-7
1973 JPRC/JCRC ACTIVITIES G-8
DEFENSE ATTACHE OFFICE G-8
MISSION AND FUNCTIONS G-9
COMMAND RELATIONSHIPS G-9
PLANNING AND ACTIVATION G-9
ORGANIZATION AND INITIAL OPERATIONS G-11
ATTACHE ELEMENT G-12
OPERATIONS AND PLANS DIVISION G-12
ARMY DIVISION G-12
NAVY DIVISION G-12
AIR FORCE DIVISION G-12
COMMUNICATIONS-ELECTRONICS DIVISION G-13
SUPPORT DIVISION G-13
US DELEGATION TO THE FOUR PARTY JOINT MILITARY COMMISSION G-13
PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION G-13
US DELEGATION ACTIVITIES G-16
THE TAN SON NHUT INCIDENT G-16
INITIAL DELEGATION MEETINGS G-18
FIELD FACILITIES G-18
PHYSICAL SECURITY PROBLEMS G-20
AMERICAN PRISONER RELEASES G-20
SUBCOMMISSION MEETINGS G-20
THE INITIAL PRISONER RELEASE G-21
THE SECOND AND THIRD PRISONER RELEASES G-23
THE FINAL PRISONER RELEASE G-24
SUMMARY G-25
H. COUNTDOWN H-1
PLANNING H-1
THE NEW AGENCIES H-2
REDEPLOYMENT H-2
US FORCES REDEPLOYMENT H-2
PERSONNEL H-2
UNIT STANDDOWN H-3
US MATERIEL H-5
FWMAF REDEPLOYMENT H-5
PLANNING H-5
PERSONNEL H-5
ROKFV EQUIPMENT RETROGRADE H-6
MACV HEADQUARTERS H-6
OPERATIONS AND INTELLIGENCE H.6
PERSONNEL H-8
COMMUNICATIONS-ELECTRONICS H-9
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS H-9
CORDS H-10
COMMAND ACTIVITIES H-11
DATA MANAGEMENT H-11
HEALTH SERVICES GROUP H-11
INFORMATION OFFICE H-12
INSPECTOR GENERAL H-12
SPECIAL TROOPS H-14
MILITARY POLICE H-14
ADVISORY GROUPS H-15
ARMY ADVISORY GROUP H-15
NAVAL ADVISORY GROUP H-17
AIR FORCE ADVISORY GROUP H-17
REGIONAL ASSISTANCE COMMANDS H-18
USARV/MACV SUPPORT COMMAND H-18
PERSONNEL REDEPLOYMENT H-18
OPERATIONS H-19
COMMAND ACTIVITIES H-20
ARMY AVIATION H-20
COMMUNICATIONS-ELECTRONICS H-22
LOGISTICS H-22
DISESTABLISHMENT H-23
I. STRATEGIC TECHNICAL DIRECTORATE ASSISTANCE TEAM - 158 I-1
INTRODUCTION I-1
STRATEGIC TECHNICAL DIRECTORATE ASSISTANCE TEAM - 158 (STDAT) I-3
INTELLIGENCE ADVISORY DIVISION I-6
SPECIAL OPERATIONS I-7
MILITARY REGION 1 OPERATIONS I-7
THOT NOT OPERATIONS I-7
JOINT PERSONNEL RECOVERY CENTER (JPRC) SUPPORT I-8
INTELLIGENCE DATA HANDLING SYSTEM (IDHS) I-8
LOGISTICS DIVISION AND COMPTROLLER DIVISION I-8
LOGISTICS DIVISION I-8
SUPPLY BRANCH I-8
SUPPORT BRANCH I-8
COMPTROLLER DIVISION I-9
ADVISORY DETACHMENTS AND ELEMENTS I-10
LIAISON SERVICE ADVISORY DETACHMENT I-10
THOT NOT AREA OF OPERATIONS I-11
EM-2 CRASH I-11
SPECIAL MISSION SERVICE ADVISORY DETACHMENT I-11
TRAINING CENTER ADVISORY DETACHMENT I-14
ADVISORY ELEMENT 68 I-15
EARTH ANGEL I-15
PIKE HILL I-15
COASTAL RECOVERY FORCE AND SECURITY SERVICE I-15
COASTAL RECOVERY FORCE SUPPORT I-15
COASTAL SECURITY SERVICE (CSS) OPERATIONS I-16
SPECIAL MISSION FORCE I-16
J. AN LOC J-1
THE ATTACK ON LOC NINH J-5
THE SIEGE-PHASE 1 J-5
TASK FORCE 52 J-7
THE FIRST ATTACKS J-9
RESUPPLY BY AIR J-16
RELATIONS WITH CIVILIANS J-19
THE SIEGE-PHASE II J-21
THE SECOND ATTACK J-21
RELIEF FROM THE SOUTH J-26
K. KONTUM K-1
THE NVA BUILDUP K-1
THE ATTACK ON TAN CANH K-5
THE ATTACK ON DAK TO II K-9
THE ENEMY APPROACH ON KONTUM K-12
THE FIRST ATTACK ON KONTUM K-14
THE ARVN COUNTEROFFENSIVE K-20
THE SECOND ATTACK ON KONTUM K-22
ARVN CLEARING OPERATIONS K-25
L. QUANG TRI AND HUE L-1
SITUATION PRIOR TO THE OFFENSIVE L-1
ATTACK ON QUANG TRI L-7
INITIAL STABILIZATION L-11
ALLIED ACTIVITY L-11
RVNAF RESUPPLY AND TRAINING L-13
THE FALL OF QUANG TRI PROVINCE L-13
THE DEFENSE OF HUE L-20
THE HUE POPULACE L-25
RVNAF REFITTING AND RETRAINING L-25
THE US AIR AND NAVAL EFFORTS L-26
AIR OPERATIONS L-26
NAVAL GUNFIRE L-27
THE RVNAF COUNTEROFFENSIVE L-27
SUMMARY L-32
COMMANDERS AND PRINCIPAL STAFF OFFICERS M-1
CHRONOLOGY N-1
GLOSSARY OF ACRONYMS O-1
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTES P-1

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