A Hard Place: A Sergeant's Tale

A Hard Place: A Sergeant's Tale

Jacamo Peterson


the tale of wrestle in South Vietnam,Republic of, with the boys of a small unit often called a cellular response or "Mike Force". Operating out of the Chu Lai base camp at the coast of South Vietnam,between Danang to the north and Cam Rhon Bay to the south. Home to the twenty third Infantry department (Americal) the seventy fifth Rangers and different aid devices. Their missions took place in the northern provinces, which were dubbed through the army as the 1st strive against Tactical sector (1CTZ).From Rosemary's aspect at Chu Lai, to Da Nang, to the Tuy Lon River and the White Mountains, around the Hai Van move to Phu Bai, Quang Tri City and directly to the DMZ 

They have been both recon and striker unit, occasionally simply trying to find intell, occasionally attacking and occasionally being attacked. frequently deployed to enhance a small camp or firebase. occasionally workng as convoy security.Mostly it used to be just HOT! lifestyles for them was once both base camp dull, or "boonie rat" extreme in complete "battle rattle" sweat soaked, sneakin within the bush. Living on salt pills,nasty tasting water or even worse tasting rations.

Often assigned missions to find or trap particular objectives. All in their missions have been either categorised and clandestine. Even their life was once denied. up to attainable their pursuits have been hidden or camouflaged inside greater unit operations and routine.

Their operations have been performed with out back-up,or aid on hand. They have been required to maneuver and continue to exist on their bush talents, to conform, over come, improvise, and if that failed, E&E (escape and stay away from) again to a pick-up or rendezvous element for extraction.

This tale is ready serving in Vietnam as specialist infantrymen in a "No Such Unit Exists" prestige. a part of the "other" military, the only no longer circumscribed by means of line unit regimentation, order of conflict circulate, or ideas of engagement, in - South Vietnam, Republic of "A challenging PLACE." .

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