506th Airborne Infantry

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vietnam campaigns and operations

Vietnam Campaigns and Operations

The United States conducted 17 campaigns in the Republic of Vietnam. The 101st Airborne Division participated in the Division Operations beginning in 1967 when the 506th was deployed to the Republic of Vietnam. Units of the 506th may have participated in each of the campaigns and operations designated with an *.


Vietnam Advisory 1962-1965
Vietnam Defense 1965
Vietnam Counteroffensive 1965-1966
Vietnam Phase II 1966-1967
Vietnam Counteroffensive Phase III 1967-1968*
Tet Counteroffensive 1968*
Vietnam Counteroffensive Phase IV 1968*
Vietnam Counteroffensive Phase V 1968*
Vietnam Counteroffensive Phase VI 1968-1969*
Tet 69 Counteroffensive 1969*
Vietnam Summer-Fall 1969*
Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970*
Sanctuary Counteroffensive 1970*
Vietnam Counteroffensive Phase VII 1970-1971*
Consolidation I 1971*
Consolidation II 1971-1972*
Vietnam Cease-Fire 1972-1973
Rose* Phan Rang October 1967
Klamath Falls* Song Mao/Bao Loc          Nov-Dec 1967
Jeb Stuart* Quang Tri Jan-Mar 1968
Carentan I* Hue March 1968
Carentan II (Lam Son 216)* Hue Apr-May 1968
Deleware* A Shau Valley Apr-May 1968
Nevada Eagle (Lam Son 224)* Thua Thien Province May-Aug 1968
Somerset Plain* A Shau Valley August 1968
Kentucky Jumper* Thua Thien Province Mar-Aug 1969
Massachusetts Striker* A Shau Valley Mar-May 1969
Apache Snow* A Shau Valley May-June 1969
Lamar Plain* Tam Ky May-Aug 1969
Montgomery Rendezvous* A Shau Valley Jun-July 1969
Richland Square* Thua Thien Province Aug-Sep 1969
Republic Square* Thua Thien Province Sep-Dec 1969
Saturate* Thua Thien Province Oct-Dec 1969
Randolph Glen* Thua Thien Province Dec 1969-Mar 1970
Texas Star* Thua Thien Province Apr 1969-Aug 1970
Jefferson Glen* Thua Thien Province Sep 1970-Oct 1971
Lam Son 719* A Shau Valley/Laos Mar-May 1971
Lam Son 810* A Shau Valley September 1971

Information printed in "The Screaming Eagle" September-October 1999 issue was used in this collection as well as S-3 reports from the National Archives. Some operations that were titled are parts of larger operations. This list does not contain all titled operations in which Currahees participated.

The 3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry was detached from the 101st Airborne Division from January 17, 1968 to August 26, 1970, during which period it was known as Task Force 3-506.


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