Rapidstrike III

Rapidstrike III
101st Divisions Operations to Reclaim the Area K14

Saturday, 19 March 2016

1/501st Orders 03/08/1969

From: (S3) Operations Col Eyles. 2/502nd. (CO ACTING)2nd Brigade HQ 101st Division
From :
 S3 Operations, LTC Lewis 1/501st, Cyclone 6
To :  Bravo & Delta 1/501st, 1st Bravo 328th Egnr, Bravo 2/17th Cav

DATE/TIME: 03/08/69

Units: Bravo & Delta 1/501st, 1st Bravo 328th Egnr, Bravo 2/17th Cav

Cyclone 6 Actual to Cyclone Bravo 6

 Bravo -
1st Platoon to provide Point with flanking security from 2nd Platoon (left) and 3rd Platoon (right) ,  Wpns & Co Platoon to be rear of Platoon Diamond formation and conduct patrol North West of FSB perimeter for up to 2KM  - Duration 6hrs plus 2 x 20 min stops Area to be patrolled GR 221 621 to GR 211629 searching for any obvious trails/signs of the enemy be advised when full Battalion inserted we will be breaking into the foothills of this region

Delta –
All Platoons to provide ongoing security to FSB build and to send out two LP’s to the following two co-ordinates at 1600 hrs  GR 235605   & 235 625 if these are unsuitable/impractical to the patrol commanders they must choose LP’s in the vicinity and radio in their new co-ords.

Co-ordinate via translator the readiness for 03/09/69 0900 hrs the full re-location of Villagers from the Ville on located at the juncture of the FSB – have allowed for circa 100 villagers and assorted livestock – advise on number

1-Bravo/326th Engr
Continue FSB Lee construction and provide ETCompletion for to enable planned insertion of Artillery Batteries and Support Units

Cyclone 6 Actual Out

          EYES ONLY

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