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32. CGFMFPac msg to CMC, dtd 18Sep65 (HQMC Msg File).

33. CG 3dMarDiv Itr to COs 3d, 9th, 4th, and 7th Marines, dtd 260ct65, Subj: Protection of RVN Officials, encl 58, 3d Marines ComdC, Oct65.

34. 1/3 ComdC, Dec65.

35. 3/7ComdC, Dec65, p.2.

 

PART IV

SUPPORTING THE TROOPS

Chapter 10

Marine Aviation in Vietnam

Unless otherwise noted the material in this chapter is derived from: MACV Comd Hist, 1965; FMFPac, Marine Forces in Vietnam, Mar65-Sep67; FMFPac, III MAF Ops, Mar-Sep65; FMFPac, III MAF Ops, Oct-Dec65; FMFPac ComdC, Mar-Dec65; III MAF ComdCs, May-Dec65; 1st MAW ComdCs, May-Dec65; HQMC Msg File; Flag Plot File; Vietnam Comment File; Shulimson, "U.S. Marines in Vietnam, pt l"; Shulimson, "Marines in Vietnam, pt. 2"; LtCol Ralph F. Moody, Maj Thomas E. Donnelly, and Captain Moyers S. Shore, "Backing up The Troops," MS, pt 8 of LtCol Ralph F. Moody et. al., "Marines in Vietnam, 1954-May68," hereafter, Moody et. al., "Backing up the Troops, pt 8"; Cahill and Shulimson, "USMC Ops RVN, Jan-Jun65"; Shulimson, "USMC Ops RVN, Jul-Dec65"; Simmons, "Marine Corps Ops, 1965-66"; LtGen Keith B. McCutcheon, "Marine Aviation in Vietnam, 1962-1970," Naval Review 1971 (Annapolis: U. S. Naval Institute, 1971), pp. 122-55, hereafter McCutcheon, "Marine Aviation."

Deployments

Additional sources for this section are: 1st MAW (Rear) ComdCs, Jul-Dec65; MAG-11 ComdCs, Jul-Dec65; MAG-12 ComdCs, May-Dec65; MAG-16 ComdCs, Mar-Sep65; MAG-36 ComdCs, Sep-Dec65.

1. Col Robert J. Lynch, Jr., Comments on draft MS, dtd 2Sep76 (Vietnam Comment File).

2. Col Richard A. Savage, Comments on draft MS, dtd 2Nov76 (Vietnam Comment File).

Control of Marine Aviation

3. Lynn Montross, Maj Hubard D. Kuokka, and Maj Norman W. Hicks, The East Central Front-U.S. Marine Operations in Korea, 1950-1953, v. IV, (Washington: HistBr, G-3 Div, HQMC, 1962), pp. 15-18.

4. CinCPac msg to ComUSMACV, dtd 29Mar65 (Flag Plot File).

5. CinCPac msg to ComUSMACV, dtd 24Apr65 (Flag Plot File).

6. HqUSMACV Directive 95-4, dtd 13Jul65, encl 10, Tab F, G-3 Div, HQMC, Staff Visit West Pac, Nov-Dec65.

7. 1st MAW ComdC, Jul-Aug 65, pt III, sec. 2, Air Defense, and App 9, Memorandum of Agreement between CG 2d Air Div and CG 1st MAW, n.d.

Fixed-Wing Operations

Additional sources for this section are: MAG-11 ComdCs Jul-Dec65; MAG-12 ComdCs, Jul-Dec65; VMF-212 (AW) ComdC, 1965, dtd 10Dec65.

8. FMFPac, Marine Forces in Vietnam, Mar65-Sep67, v.I, pp. 6-5-6-6.

9. 1st MAW ComdC, Dec65, p. 3-5.

10.1st MAW ComdC, Jul-Aug65, p. 4.

11. Col Norman G. Ewers, Comments on draft MS, dtd 70ct76 (Vietnam Comment File).

12. 1st MAW ComdC, Dec65; MAG-11 ComdC, Dec65; and MAG-12 ComdC, Dec65. See also FMFPac, Marine Forces in Vietnam, Mar65-Sep67, v. II, pp. 32-37.

13. 1st MAW ComdC, Nov65, p. 2-4.

14. 1st MAW ComdC, Dec65, p. 2-2.

15. 1st MAW ComdC, Jul-Aug65, p. 2-3.

16. MAG-11 ComdC, Oct65, end 4, p. 13.

17. MAG-12 ComdC, Dec65, p. l.

18. FMFPac, Marine Forces in Vietnam, Mar65-Sep67, v. II, p.36.

19. LtCol Harlan P. Chapman, Comments on draft MS, dtd 290ct76 (Vietnam Comment File).

Helicopter Operations

Additional sources for this section are: MAG-16 ComdCs, Mar-Dec65 and MAG-36 ComdCs, Jul-Dec65.

20. III MAF Press Release 428-65, dtd 15Aug65, encl 5, MAG-16 ComdC, Jul-Aug65.

21. Ibid., and BGen Marc A. Moore, Comments on draft MS, n.d. [Nov76] (Vietnam Comment File).

22. 3d MarDiv ComdC, Oct65, p. 15.

23. O'Connor Comments.

24. MAG-16 ComdC, Sep65, p. 14.

25. Maj Gary W. Parker, Comments on draft MS, dtd 150ct76 (Vietnam Comment File).

26. Ibid.

27. III MAF Press Release 612-65, dtd 16Sep65, encl l, MAG-16 ComdC, Sep65.

Air Defense Responsibilities

Additional sources for this section are: 1st LAAM Bn ComdCs, Feb-Dec65 and 2d LAAM Bn ComdCs, Sep-Dec65.

28. Col George G. Long, Comments on draft MS, dtd 8Nov76 (Vietnam Comment File).

29. Col Edward F. Penico, Comments on draft MS, dtd 13Dec76.

30. CGFMFPac, Trip Summary, Visit to WestPac, 3-HDec65, dtd 14Dec65, p. 14.


 

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