17 Oct Saigon, Vietnam Saigon, Vietnam- Members of the Armored Cavalry in the rubber plantation area at Loc Ninh and Quan Loi are shown after their arrival here. Some soldiers check out their tank as others in the foreground wash themselves off
peerintothepast: “I have finally found the name of this unknown U. Soldier, Cavalry, Vietnam, March His name is Andrew Paul Chura from New York. He enlisted on 8 Jun 1965 and was released 9 Jun He survived the war, but died of.
The Bitter End - October 1971 - Members of the U. Air Cavalry Division refuse an assignment to go out on patrol by expressing "a desire not to go." This is one in a series of American ground troops engaging in "combat refusal.
Developed around the concept of "air assault", the Cavalry Division (Airmobile) was the first to use this theory in combat. Tested at Fort Benning, Georgia and proven in Vietnam, the Cavalry Division (Airmobile) quickly became a highly effective unit.