MACV Command History. 1970. Volume 2

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Letter of Promulgationi
Title Pagev
Table of Contentsvii
Chapter
VII.VIETNAMIZATION: RVNAF IMPROVEMENT AND MODERNIZATION
INTRODUCTIONVII-1
PLANNING OF THE RVNAF FORCE STRUCTUREVII-3
ARVN Force StructureVII-3
VNN Force StructureVII-6
VNMC Force StructureVII-9
VNAF Force StructureVII-11
RF/PF Force StructureVII-15
Summary of RVNAF Force StructureVII-15
REORGANIZATION OF RVNAFVII-16
RVNAF STRENGTHVII-20
MORALEVII-21
RVNAF LEADERSHIPVII-23
RVNAF PROMOTION SYSTEMVII-26
DESERTIONVII-28
Causes of DesertionVII-29
1970 Desertion SummaryVII-31
RVNAF PERSONNEL SYSTEMS EVALUATION (PSE)VII-31
BackgroundVII-31
Implementation of PSEVII-32
TRAININGVII-33
RVNAF Training CapabilityVII-34
VNAF Training ProgramVII-43
VNN Training ProgramVII-47
VNMC Training ProgramVII-49
Enrollments and Improvements at the RVNAF Schools and AcademiesVII-51
Combined Campaign Plan 1971: TrainingVII-57
RVN Training for the Integrated Communications System SEA (ICS-SEA)VII-58
Training of Cambodian Forces by RVNAFVII-59
ADVISORY EFFORTVII-61
Reflections of a Senior AdvisorVII-61
BackgroundVII-61
MissionVII-62
COMUSMACV Guidance on Selecting AdvisorsVII-62
HQ MACV Staff AdvisorsVII-63
CORDS Manpower StructureVII-66
US Army Advisory EffortVII-67
USAF Advisory EffortVII-71
US Navy Advisory EffortVII-74
Republic of Korea Advisory EffortVII-76
Australian Advisory EffortVII-77
Republic of China Advisory EffortVII-77
Review of US Advisory ProgramVII-77
MAAGV PlanVII-81
RVNAF LOGISTICS IMPROVEMENTVII-85
BackgroundVII-85
Combined Campaign Plan 1971: Logistics Improvement and ModernizationVII-97
APPRAISAL OF REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM ARMED FORCESVII-98
GeneralVII-98
ARVN/VNMC AssessmentVII-98
RF/PF AssessmentVII-103
VNN AssessmentVII-105
VNAF AssessmentVII-109
New Horizons PlanVII-113
Communications-Electronics AssessmentVII-113
RVNAF Sensor ProgramVII-115
Vietnamization of Project DeltaVII-116
Assessment of RVNAF Medical ServicesVII-116
VIII.PACIFICATION AND DEVELOPMENT
INTRODUCTIONVIII-1
PLANSVIII-3
GVN 1970 Pacification and Development PlanVIII-4
GVN Special 1970 Pacification and Development PlanVIII-8
GVN 1970 Supplementary Pacification and Development PlanVIII-9
ORGANIZATIONVIII-11
Government of Vietnam OrganizationVIII-11
US OrganizationVIII-11
OBJECTIVESVIII-14
Territorial SecurityVIII-14
Protection of the People from TerrorismVIII-37
People's Self DefenseVIII-55
Local AdministrationVIII-61
Greater National UnityVIII-66
Brighter Life for War VictimsVIII-75
People's InformationVIII-81
Prosperity for AllVIII-85
EVALUATIONVIII-89
Phase I SummaryVIII-89
Phase II SummaryVIII-94
Looking Back on 1970VIII-94
Looking Ahead to 1971VIII-99
IX.LOGISTICS
INTRODUCTIONIX-1
Logistical Support ResponsibilitiesIX-3
Reorganization/Deactivation of Logistical ActivitiesIX-4
PROCUREMENT/PROPERTY DISPOSALIX-6
ProcurementIX-6
Property DisposalIX-12
TRANSPORTATIONIX-15
OverviewIX-15
Highway PerformanceIX-17
Waterway TransportationIX-18
Vietnamese National Railway SystemIX-19
Air OperationsIX-21
Delta Transportation PlanIX-31
Retrograde MovementsIX-33
MILITARY WATER SUPPLYIX-33
Characteristics of Water SystemsIX-33
Water Resources EvaluationsIX-34
Development of SystemsIX-34
Conclusions of Water Systems StudyIX-35
TRANSFER OF EXCESS REAL PROPERTY TO RVNAFIX-35
GeneralIX-35
Review of 1969IX-35
Facility Transfers in 1970IX-37
Turnover of Port FacilitiesIX-41
MILITARY CONSTRUCTIONIX-45
Program StatusIX-45
Army MASF Construction ProgramIX-49
Navy MASF Construction ProgramIX-51
Air Force MASF Construction ProgramIX-52
Upgrade ProgramIX-52
RVNAF Dependent Shelter ProgramIX-54
LINES OF COMMUNICATIONIX-63
GeneralIX-63
Highway Restoration and SecurityIX-63
Railroad Restoration and SecurityIX-71
Waterway SecurityIX-77
OTHER LOGISTICAL PROGRAMS TO AID RVNAFIX-79
Equipment Transfer ProgramIX-79
ARVN Ammunition System Improvement PlanIX-82
RVNAF Food Supplement ProgramIX-85
COMMUNICATIONS-ELECTRONICSIX-89
The C-E System in RVNIX-89
Defense Communications Agency-Southeast Asia MainlandIX-89
Communications -Electronics Improvement and Modernization Plan (CEIMP)IX-91
Integrated Communications System (ICS)IX-94
Single Integrated Telecommunications Systems (SITS)IX-95
Defense Satellite Communication System (DSCS)IX-97
Automatic Digital Data Network (AUTODIN)IX-97
Automatic Voice Network (AUTOVON)IX-98
Automatic Secure Voice Communications (AUTOSEVCOM)IX-99
NESTOR Tactical Secure Voice ProgramIX-101
Military Telecommunications Network-Vietnam (MTNV)IX-101
Southeast Asia Automatic Telephone SystemIX-103
Dial Telephone SystemIX-103
Air Force Tactical HF Networks (Out-of-Country)IX-103
Military Affiliate Radio System (MARS)IX-106
509th Radio and Research GroupIX-107
FUNDINGIX-110
O & MN Funds-Support of HQ MACVIX-111
O & MA Funds-Rural Development Cadre ProgramIX-111
O & MA Funds-Support of MACV Field AdvisorsIX-113
Assistance-in-Kind (AIK)IX-113
Military Assistance Service Funded ProgramIX-114
CY 1970 GVN Defense BudgetIX-115
CY 1971 GVN Defense BudgetIX-116
MACV ACTIONS RELATED TO GVN ECONOMIC SITUATIONIX-117
BackgroundIX-117
Economic Situation in RVNIX-119
PROJECT MOOSEIX-133
BackgroundIX-133
Progress in 1970IX-135
MEDICAL ACTIVITIESIX-137
GeneralIX-137
Medical Support ActivitiesIX-137
DATA MANAGEMENTIX-146
CAMBODIAN MILITARY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (Not Available)TSS-35
Background (Not Available)TSS-35
MAP-Fiscal Year 1970 (Not Available)TSS-35
MAP-Fiscal Year 1971 (Not Available)TSS-40
MAP-Fiscal Years 1972-76 (Not Available)
Training (Not Available)TSS-51
Cambodian Supplies and Ammunition (Not Available)TSS-53
Communications (Not Available)TSS-62
Cambodian Navy (MNK) (Not Available)TSS-66
Standardization of Equipment in the Cambodian Armed Forces (Not Available)TSS-69
Management of MAP Support (Not Available)TSS-71
X.PRISONERS OF WAR
OVERVIEWX-1
SITUATIONX-1
CorrespondentsX-3
PlanningX-3
US POLICYX-4
REPATRIATION EFFORTSX-9
US GovernmentX-9
Red CrossX-12
Individual EffortsX-12
Group EffortsX-13
Joint Personnel Recovery CenterX-13
SummaryX-16
GVN PRISONERS OF WARX-22
CAPTURED CORRESPONDENTSX-22
GeneralX-22
Detained, Killed, and MissingX-23
ENEMY TREATMENT AND EXPLOITATION OF PWsX-26
PW Camps in LaosX-27
VC TREATMENT OF US PWsX-28
IntroductionX-28
The Prisoner of War PolicyX-28
InterrogationX-30
IndoctrinationX-30
ConfinementX-31
ReleaseX-32
SuccessX-33
The FutureX-33
PRISONER EXPLOITATIONX-33
DEFECTORSX-35
PBR INCIDENTX-36
ENEMY PERSONNELX-37
PW Program in RVNX-37
Prisoners from Cambodian OperationsX-42
GVN PW Camp Facilities /ProgramsX-45
StatisticsX-51
GVN RELEASE/REPATRIATION EFFORTSX-53
SituationX-53
RepatriationsX-53
ICRCX-60
XI.INFORMATION AND THE PRESS
OVERVIEWXI-1
THE PRESSXI-1
MACOIXI-2
GeneralXI-2
Relationships Between US Embassy and MACOIXI-2
Relations with other US AgenciesXI-3
Relationships with US MilitaryXI-3
Relationships with the Government of VietnamXI-4
Operating AgenciesXI-4
Cambodian Offense PeriodXI-17
XII.DISCIPLINE, LAW, AND ORDER
BACKGROUNDXII-1
US CIVILIANS AND US SPONSORED THIRD COUNTRY NATIONALSXII-2
MILITARY ABSENTEES AND DESERTERSXII-2
General SituationXII-2
Modus OperandiXII-3
DRUGSXII-4
BLACKMARKET IN CURRENCY AND COMMODITIESXII-6
Currency ControlsXII 6
CommoditiesXII-9
CUSTOMSXII-12
STAFF JUDGE ADVOCATEXII-16
MACV CHAPLAIN ACTIVITIESXII-18
History of the MACV ChaplainXII-18
The Chaplain Advisor to the RVNAF Chaplain DirectorateXII-19
RVNAF Morale StudyXII-21
REST AND RECUPERATION (R & R)XII-24
FOURTEEN DAY LEAVEXII-25
AWARDS' AND DECORATIONSXII-27
XIII.INSPECTOR GENERAL ACTIVITIES
INTRODUCTIONXIII-1
BackgroundXIII-1
Increase in IG ResponsibilitiesXIII-1
OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL, MACVXIII-5
GeneralXIII-5
OrganizationXIII-6
ADVISORY ACTIVITIESXIII-11
INVESTIGATIONS/INSPECTIONSXIII-16
Representative Investigations by MACIGXIII-16
Representative Combined InvestigationsXIII-18
Special InspectionsXIII-22
CONTROVERSIAL SUBJECTSXIII-22
Violations of the Geneva ConventionsXIII-23
Racial MattersXIII-24
Marijuana/Drug UsageXIII-24
Military JusticeXIII-24
CorruptionXIII-24
MAJOR PROBLEM AREASXIII-25
Local SecurityXIII-25
Open MessesXIII-25
Attachment OrdersXIII-25
Misuse of Aluminum Cargo PalletsXIII-26
Unauthorized VehiclesXIII-26
Excess Supplies and EquipmentXIII-26
Manpower UtilizationXIII-26
MAJOR CATEGORIES OF COMPLAINTXIII-27
Personnel AdministrationXIII-27
Racial IncidentsXIII-27
Drug AbuseXIII-27
Unit AdministrationXIII-27
Support ActivitiesXIII-28
Pay ComplaintsXIII-28
XIV.SIGNIFICANT ACTIVITIES
CIVILIAN IRREGULAR DEFENSE GROUPXIV-1
HERBICIDE OPERATIONSXIV-5
GeneralXIV-5
Suspension of ORANGEXIV-7
Unauthorized Use of ORANGEXIV-8
Deactivation of 12th Special Operations SquadronXIV-9
Uses and Effectiveness of HerbicidesXIV-10
Herbicides, a Propaganda TargetXIV-13
Herbicide Policy ReviewXIV-13

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