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OPERATIONS And CAMPAIGNS OF LIMA 3/5 . . . VIETNAM 1966 - 1971

Dates of these Operations may vary from the origin to closure, depending upon Lima 3/5’s actual participation, which may have been joined after and/or completed prior to the conclusion of the named Operation. Dates taken from Lima Company and USMC records. Individuals’ entries may vary . . . per 201-B USMC records.

1966
MONTH OPERATION NAME DATES KIA's WIA's AWD
MAY
JUNE DECKHOUSE I 18th
JULY HASTINGS 7th thru the 31st
DECKHOUSE II 16th thru the 18th
AUGUST HASTINGS 1st thru the 3rd
COLORADO
SEPTEMBER
OCTOBER
NOVEMBER
DECEMBER
1967
JANUARY
FEBRUARY DESOTO 6th thru the 11th
RIO GRANDE 18th thru the 24th
MARCH
APRIL BOONE 1st thru the 8th
UNION I - Quang Tin 21st thru the 30th

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MAY UNION I - Quang Tin 1st thru the 17th
UNION II - Quang Tin 26th thru 31st
JUNE UNION II - Quang Tin 1st thru the 5th
ARIAONA - BAI LOC 13th thru the 18th
ADAIR 19th thru the 24th
CALHOUN - Quang Tin 25th thru the 30th
JULY CALHOUN - Quang Tin 1st
AUGUST PIKE 1st thru the 3rd
COCHISE - Quang Tin 11th thru the 27th
YAZOO - Quang Nam 27th thru the 30th
SEPTEMBER YAZOO - Quang Nam 1st thru the 5th
SWIFT - Quang Tin 6th thru the 15th
SHELBYVILLE 21st thru the 28th
OCTOBER ONSLOW 15th thru the 17th
BAXTER 19th  thru the 21st
NOVEMBER
DECEMBER "No-Name" 2nd thru the 5th
AUBURN 23rd thru the 31st
1968
JANUARY AUBURN 1st thru the 3rd
HUE CITY 31st

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FEBRUARY HUE CITY 1st thru the 28th
NUTCRACKER 4th thru the 6th
MARCH HUE CITY 1st thru the 2nd
APRIL HOUSTON I 11th thru the 30th
MAY HOUSTON II 1st thru the 17th
ALLEN BROOK 18th thru the 31st
JUNE MAMELUKE THRUST 9th thru the 12th MUC
HOUSTON III 17th thru the 30th
ALLEN BROOK 23rd thru the 30th
JULY ALLEN BROOK 1st thru the 16th
HOUSTON IV 1st thru the 28th
MAMELUKE THRUST 29th thru the 31st MUC
AUGUST MAMELUKE THRUST 1st thru the 23rd
SUSSEX BAY 29th thru the 30th
SEPTEMBER SUSSEX BAY 1st thru the 8th
MAMELUKE THRUST 9th thru the 30th
OCTOBER MAMELUKE THRUST 1st thru the 6th
MAUI PEAK 6th thru the 19th
HENDERSON HILL 20th thru the 31st
NOVEMBER HENDERSON HILL 1st thru the 20th
MEADE RIVER 21st thru the 30th

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DECEMBER MEADE RIVER 1st thru the 5th
TAYLOR COMMON 7th thru the 31st
1969
JANUARY TAYLOR COMMON All of January NUC
FEBRUARY TAYLOR COMMON All of February
MARCH TAYLOR COMMON 1st thru the 8th
APRIL MUSKOGEE MEADOW 4th thru the 21st
MAY PIPESTONE CANYON 26th thru the 31st
JUNE PIPESTONE CANYON 1st thru the 15th
JULY FORSYTH GROVE 1st thru the 3rd
DURHAM PEAK 20th thru the 31st
AUGUST DURHAM PEAK 1st thru the 7th
SEPTEMBER
OCTOBER
NOVEMBER
DECEMBER
1970
OCTOBER NOBLE CANYON 22nd thru 31st

NOVEMBER NOBLE CANYON 1st thru 3rd      
DECEMBER IMPERIAL LAKE 12th thru 31st      
1971
JANUARY IMPERIAL LAKE 1st thru 11th      

Incoming THANKS to the Noonkester Plan . . . have received "Operations" from Phil Fairbanks and Lynwood Scott . . .  we are establishing our chronology. Next? How About YOU!! We have gaps and nothing for 1970 or 71, need a little help here, OVER!

Thanks to Jim Dreksler for supplying operations during '70 & '71.

PUC - PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION Sep 16, 1967 thru Oct 31, 1968

PUC - PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION - Union I-II

PUC - PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION - Hue City

MUC - MERITORIOUS UNIT COMMENDATION Mameluke Thrust

PUC - PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION - Meade River

NUC - NAVY UNIT COMMENDATION - Taylor Common