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SecState-Secretary of State

SHUFLY-The designation for the Marine Aviation Task Unit in RVN until January 1965 when it was redesignated Marine Unit, Vietnam (MUV)

SitRep-Situation Report

SLF-Special Landing Force

Song-Vietnamese word for river

Sortie-An operational flight by one aircraft


TAC(A)-Tactical Air Coordinator (Airborne)

TAOR-Tactical Area of Responsibility

TE-Task Element

TF-Task Force

TG-Task Group

USMAAG-U.S. Military Assistance Advisory Group

USMACV-U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam

VC-Viet Cong

VCC-Viet Cong Captured

VCS-Viet Cong Suspect (captured)

VMFA-Marine Fighter Attack Squadron

VNAF-Vietnamese Air Force

VNMB-Vietnamese Marine Brigade

VNMC-Vietnamese Marine Corps

VMA-Marine Attack Squadron

VMGR-Marine Aerial Refueling Squadron

VMO-Marine Observation Squadron

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