Daily staff Journal or Duty Officers' Log

3d Sqdn, 4th Cav

XT654145 - 0001 24 Oct 69 to 2400 24 Oct 69

0001 Commo Check with RTOC and Bde. L&C
0004 C Trp Neg Sit Rep
0015 Update Bde.
0034 All elem. Neg. Sit Rep
0119 Updated Bde, All elem. Neg Sit Rep
0132   Mini Cav will work with 3/4 Cav from 1630 to 1830 hours 25 Oct 69 from Bde.
0154 All elem. Neg Sit Rep
0200 All elem. Neg Sit Rep
0300 All elem. Neg Sit Rep
0330 All elem. Neg Sit Rep
0400 All elem. Neg Sit Rep
0401 Night Hawk 02 on station
0426 All elem. Neg Sit Rep
0430 Hawk 02 off station
0502 All elem. Neg Sit Rep
0530 All elem. Neg Sit Rep
0545 Gave Arty Neg Clearance on blanket North of 30 east-west gridline and west 53 North-South gridline. Neg clearance
0600 SP/4 Ayers on duty
0715 C Trp 10, B Trp 30 departing FSB Hampton
0725 C Trp 30 Cp 134  C Trp 10 Cp 135
0740 C Trp 10 Cp 140  C Trp 30 Cp 138
0751 Sniff Box 1000 to 1100 houres XT5730 to 5728 to 6028 to 6030 2nd Bde.

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0830 Plan Summary for 25 Oct given to RTT for passage to 2nd Bde.
0900 Roads clear from Cp 134 to Cp 140 - Cp 134 to Cp 138, Cp 138 to Cp 140
0913 Requested UR for Crip Flt Leader from 241330 to 241400 Pick up at Trang Bang 1230-1250   Confirmed time
0950 AP's at Donut Dollie for 24 Oct 527318, 522318, 516313--going out at 1730 hours
1000 C Trp 10 XT480295, 30 XT463243, B Trp location-800m outside donut dollie
1110 C Trp 10 XT485294
1120 Change to plan Summary for 24 Oct--Night Activities sent to 2nd Bde. RTT
1150 HQ 13 hit a civilian on a motor bike--victim taken to Gia Binh--MP's are on route at this time
1200 SP/4 Meyer on duty
1211 C Trp 10 at XT492294 and 30 at 463243
1218 Updated Bde.
1237 1 1/5 vehicle enroute from Pershing to Donut
1238 Mini Howie 6 finished VR for Crip Plat en route to Donut Dollie to pick up Cpt. Wells for C&C in Mini Cav.
1305 Centaur 52 off Cu Chi for Magle Eye OPN
1323 Lt. Norris gave coord. clear in 573300 for Arty
1328 Aero Rifles inserted XT480247
1335 C Trp 10 XT497297   30  XT462272

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1358 Mini Howie 2 inbound for Rome Plow VR
1412 Rifles Extracted-LST returning to Cu Chi to refuel
1440 Centaur 52 (LST) enroute from Cu Chi
1441 Cpt Wells cleared XT440229 to XT448238 to XT460227 to XT458224 for 250700-1800 hours for Trang Bang
1455 Aero Rifles released
1513 A Trp Sub elem left Cu Chi to relieve C Trp 20
1522 A Trp sub elem coming to Hampton
1523 C Trp 20 reacting to 2/12th contact vic XT568305
1530 B Trp Spot report (520330)
1534 C Trp 1 & 30 married Cp 140
1540 1/5 (M) Plat. also reacting to 2/12th
1545 1/5 (M) Palt departed donut' ETA at bridge 15 min./will will unk. UP with C Trp 20
1556 Gave TB our Opns. in his district for tomorrow
2030 Radar B Trp RB 2200 mills, RR 400m, LB 5200 mills, LB 5200 mills LR 500m, C 3700 mills, C 350m, jungle radar set 360deg scan.
2050 B Trp LP AZ 245deg, 60m (2) 30deg, 60m, (3) 120m 75m
2125 B Trp taking incomming mortar and RPGs request Night Hawk & LFT & Flare Ship: mortar sight 320deg 600m. 13 mortars hit
2135 Nighthawk L Bear 03 on station at this time
2137 B Trp took AK fire from the Lo East about 30m
2145 1FR has been approved for tomorrow
2148 Moonshine 75 on station & C41 on station
2200 A Trp mortar rds 350m, AZ 30deg
2208 Nighthawk L Bear 3 released also C41

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2213 B Trp request dust off for 1 US with shrapnel in groin.
2225 Dust off 75 ETA 10-20 min
2226 Moonshine 75 released to Issue control
2227 Update to Bde.
2235 Dust off 75 on station at this time
2241 Dust off complete
2255 A Trp Neg Sitrep
2330 Mini Cav operation for 25 Oct times 1530 to 1730 hrs: Oct 26 Mini Cav operation 0630 to 0830
   
  Summary: (See Sitrep for findings and results of the activities of the day).
2400 JOURNAL CLOSED

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