1/5 Operations Chronology & Maps

Frame Center

1.) 26 March – 6 April 1966 Operation JACKSTAY
2.) 27 April – 4 May 1966 Operation OSAGE
A.) June 1966 Established Hill 54 Combat Base
3.) 16 June 1966 – “Sparrow Hawk” West of Tam Ky
4.) 6 – 15 August 1966 Operation “ COLORADO.”
5.) 21 April – 17 May 1967 Operation “ UNION I.”
B.) 17 May 1967 Established Hill 51 Combat Base
6.) 26 May – 5 June 1967 Operation “UNION II.”
7.) 4 – 15 September 1967 Operation “SWIFT.”
C.) 2 October 1967 Established Hoi An Combat Base
D.) 26 December 1967 Established Phu Loc Combat Base
D1.) 7 -23 January 1968 Major enemy attacks on the Phu Loc Combat Base and the Phu Loc District HQ. & Highway 1.
E.) 1 February 1968 The NVA’s Tet Offensive is launched throughout South Vietnam. (Phu Bai to Hue City)
8.) 12 February – 5 March 1968 Operation “ HUE CITY.”

9.) 5 March – 30 April 1968 Operation “ HOUSTON.”
F.) 1 April 1968 Established Combat Base at Coord.
9a.) 1 May 1968 Cont. Operation “ HOUSTON.”
10.) 29 July – 23 October 1968 Operation “MAMELUKE THRUST.” (Arizona Territory)
11.) 23 October – 6 December 1968 Operation “ HENDERSON HILL.”
12.) 7 December 1968 – 6 April 1969 Operation “ TAYLOR COMMON.”
G.) May – November 1969 Continued combat ops in and around Arizona Territory. (Liberty Bridge)
H.) 22 November 1969 – 1970 Continued combat ops in and around the Hill 65 TAOR.
I.) 3 March 1970 – 15 April 1971 1/5 Displaced to the Da Nang TAOR and took part in the Southern Area Defense Command on Pacifier Operations and Quick Reaction Force Operations.
J.) 15 April 1971 1/5 Returned to CONUS.