nel space authorizations by 550 spaces as directed by U.S. Army, Vietnam. The 633d Military Intelligence Detachment was inactivated in Vietnam.
19 December 1970 5th Special Forces Group was ordered by U.S. Army, Vietnam, to reduce its personnel space authorizations by 710 spaces, effective 15 April 1971. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, Recondo School, was officially closed.
31 December 1970 5th Mobile Strike Force Command, the countrywide Civilian Irregular Defense Group reserve, was disbanded, and its advisory element, Detachment B-55, commenced stand-down. Civilian Irregular Defense Group program countrywide was officially terminated.
1 January 1971 Company A was placed under operational control of Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, to conduct training missions directed by Commander, U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam.
14 January 1971 Headquarters, 5th Special Forces Group, was placed under operations control of the deputy commanding general, U.S. Army, Vietnam, and the group was officially notified to stand-down for redeployment not later than 31 March 1971.
15 January 1971 Company B. 5th Special Forces Group, completed roll-up operations and moved to the Special Forces operations base at Nha Trang for stand-down. 5th Special Forces Group began stand-down for redeployment at the Special Forces operations base.
10 February 1971 5th Special Forces Group was notified by U.S. Army, Vietnam, that the plan submitted by the group for redeployment had been approved. An honor guard of 94 men would escort the group colors to the continental United States during the first week of March. One C-141 aircraft would transport the honor guard and selected equipment to Fort Bragg, N.C.