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Operation Eagle's Claw 004


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2LT J. Kauffman

2LT J. Kauffman

    Second Lieutenant

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  • LocationVirginia, United States
OPERATION TIME: 1800 EST

 

IN-GAME TIME: 1715 IGT

 

ORGANIZATION:

1. REGION: Quang Nam, Republic of Vietnam

2. WEATHER: Light fog.

3. TERRAIN: Jungle Mountains.

 

1. SITUATION

a. Enemy Forces

  1. 320th Infantry PAVN

b. Friendly Forces

  1. None

- Last week, 1st Platoon, Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry secured the city of Reing along Route 19, furthering our drive to Khe Sanh City. Before we can being our assault on the city itself we have to recapture the Hilltop FOB overlooking the city, as well as the rubber plantation that lies to the northeast.

 

2. MISSION

 
- 1st Platoon Alpha Company 1/7th Cavalry Regiment will be air assaulting into an LZ near Hill 471. Our job will be to clear Hill 471. From there the Platoon will split up. 1st Squad will be tasked with air assaulting into the plantation clearing it, and digging in to prepare for a counter attack from Khe Sanh City. 2nd Squad will be tasked with clearing the small village which lies to the south of Hill 471, and will also dig in.
 
- 71st Company, 145th Aviation Battalion will be air assaulting 1st Platoon, Alpha Company into several LZs and will be flying in resupply/reinserts.  Rattler 1-1 will also be tasked with running several gun runs on Khe Sanh city itself.
 
- Reconnaissance Team Alaska, MACV - SOG will be acting as OpFor.

 

3. EXECUTION

 

MAPS OF THE AO

 

Spoiler

 

 

PHASE I - Hill 471

 

a.At 1745 IGT 1st Platoon will Air Assault into LZ Salem. Rattler 1-1, will  wave off and return to the AO in a gunship.

b. At 1750 1st Squad  will move to Phase Line Alpha and set up overwatch.  2nd Squad will move to Phase Line Bravo. Once both teams are set, 2nd Squad will close with the hill top and secure it.  

c. From here, 1st Squad will join 2nd Squad and pull security around the hill. 1st Squad will move to Phase Line Charlie and hold. 1st Squad will be air assaulted from LZ Helena to LZ Boulder. 

 

Spoiler

 

PHASE II - OBJ Bravo/Charlie

 

a. Once at LZ Salem, 1st Squad will move to Phase Line Delta, and will assault OBJ Bravo.

b. From OBJ Bravo, 1st Squad will move on to clear OBJ Delta at their own pace.

c. 2nd Squad will move from Phase Line Charlie to OBJ Charlie and will begin clearing the villages. Once Charlie is clear, 2nd Squad will set up on overwatch over Route 19, and will engage any units that move to counterattack 1-1's Position.

d. Once 1st Squad clears OBJ Delta, they will dig in, in case of counter attack from Khe Sanh City.

 

Spoiler

Spoiler

 

PHASE III - ENDEX

a. After completing all objectives, 1st Platoon will be picked up by Rattler 1-6 & Rattler 1-1 and will RTB for ENDEX.

 

 

**Special Instructions**

- All requests for fire will come to the Platoon Leader first.

- Reinserts will not be Via teleport. Be very careful. If you die, Reinserts will be done via helicopter, and will take some time.

- Make sure you PID your targets. Be mindful of crossfire/friendly fire, both from the Air & from fellow squads while conducting simultaneous assaults on Objectives.

 

4. SERVICE SUPPORT

 

  • 71st Company, 145th Combat Aviation Battalion

 

 

5. COMMAND AND SIGNAL

 

Succession of Command: 2LT J. Kauffman > SSG D. Brown > SGT S. Kingsley

Call Signs

  • "Mako 6",                PFC J. Chardi
    "Mako 1-6",             2LT J. Kauffman
    "Mako 1-6 Romeo", SGT A. Cummings
    "Mako 1-7 Mike",    SSG D. Jordan
    "Mako 1-1",             SSG D. Brown
    "Mako 1-2",             SGT S. Kingsley
    "Rattler 1-6",           2LT J. Hart
    "Rattler 1-1",           WO1 E. Saint

 

 

Hand Signals

  • Control + Num 5 = Rally/Set//Affirmative

  • Control + Num 2 = Halt/Hold/Stop/Negative

  • Control + Num 6 = Engage

  • Control + Num 4 = Go/Move/

 

Smoke Signals

  • Green = Friendly/Affirmative

  • Red = Enemy/Negative

  • Purple = Mass Casualty/Medic Required

  • Orange = Lost/Marking Current Position

6. COMMANDER'S NOTES

 

TEAM LEADERS, First, make sure your men pack extra frags. Second, every rifleman is to carry an M72 LAW in case of technical along Route 19.

 

REQUEST FORM

 

 

TRANSPORTATION (INFIL.):

[] Land

[] Sea

[X] Air

PAX: ~15

VEH. TYPE: CH-47

 

TRANSPORTATION (EXFIL.):

[] Land

[] Sea

[X] Air

PAX: ~15

VEH. TYPE:  CH-47

 

ADDITIONAL ITEMS:

[X] Resupply

[] Fire Support

[X] Other: Medevac/Reinsert

 

WILL CAS BE NEEDED?:

[X] Yes

[] No

[] Emergency Only

 

Any questions please send them to 2LT J. Kauffman inbox, I'll get back to you ASAP