YOK NAM LOA MASSIF AREA
From: (S3) Operations Col Eyles. 2/502nd. (CO ACTING) 2nd Brigade HQ 101st Division
To:. (S2) Intel (S3) Ops 101st Division HQ, TF Dixon, TF Mason. 158th AH Bn, 159th ASH Bn, 478th HHC, 160th Aviation Group
Operation RAPIDSTRIKE III -
DATE/TIME: 03/07/1969 issued Time action 03/16/69
Sunrise: 06:01 hrs
Sunset: 17:26 hrs
Max: 22°c | Min: 20°c
Rain: 18.90 mm
Wind NE. 5 mph Gust 7 mphCloud 95% - Humidity 98% - Pressure 1009 mb
0800. 1st Plt B Co. “Lancers” 158th Assault Helicopter Bn Start Resupply of ammunition, (small arms) food and comforts to FSB DIXON. 6hr duration.
10:00hrs, duration of lift 6hrs arrive \Begin arriving LZ DIXON 12:30hrs
10:00hrs B Battery 2/319 lifted by 1st Plt B Co. “Varsity”, 159th Assault Support Helicopter Bn. “Liftmaster” (Personnel) and artillery by 478th Hevey Helicopter Company “Hurricanes” CALLSIGN: UHAUL five four.
At LZ DIXON 12:30hrs to establish FSB DIXON
Elements of 1/502nd at FSB DIXON to rotate Stand To status. Night patrols, LP's and ambushes 2km radius from Base.
Start 0800. 1st Plt B Co. – “Lancers” 158th Assault Helicopter Bn fly Resupply of ammunition, (small arms) food and comforts to FSB MASON 6hr duration.
1/42nd rotate Stand To status. Night patrols, LP's and ambushes 2km radius from MASON
NOTE:- resupply to FSB's every three days unless requested before. 105mm munitions resupply to consist of HE general purpose, WP and M546 (A PERS-T) BEEHIVE rounds.