Webmaster's note: All information on Operation Green [Greene] River TF 1-11 is derived from copies of the 1-11 Battalion Combat After Action Report, received from the National Archives in College Park, Maryland in February 2006. Comments by the webmaster will be noted in italics. To view pages please click on page numbers at the bottom of this page.

Any omissions or errors regarding A Company's role in Green River is the responsibility of the officer(s), or enlisted men who wrote or contributed to this document in 1970.

Concurrent with Operation Green River, other operations took place, these were: Operation York Market (30 JAN 70 - 16 APR 70), and Operation Dakota Clint (10 FEB 70 - 29 MAR 70). A/1-11 participated in Operation York Market and possibly in Operation Dakota Clint. When the Battalion CAARs for these two operations are received from the National Archives they will be posted for viewing.

Errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, and two different spellings of Green, etc. will be noticed by the reader. This is how they appeared in the original document. Also formatting is not consistent throughout the document. Some of the text is illegible and is denoted as [illegible]. The "CONFIDENTIAL" classification on the top and bottom of the pages was not typed or stamped, but was originally written by hand. Social Security numbers have been XXXX to protect the privacy of the soldiers.

 
 

 

  

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

1st Battalion, 11th Infantry

APO San Francisco 96477

      
      

WANX-AA

10 August 1970

      
        
SUBJECT: Task Force 1-11 Combat After Action Report    (Operation
                   GREENE RIVER) (U).
      
     
Commanding General
1st Inf Bde, 5th Inf Div  (M)
ATTN: AVBL-C
APO San Francisco 06477
     

1. (U)   NAME AND TYPE OF OPERATION:

  

     a.      Name: GREEN RIVER

  

    b.    Type Of Operation: Reconnaissance in force, search and clear, rocket suppression, and saturation ambush/patrolling by infantry companies and recon teams

         
2. (C) DATES OF OPERATION:  190001H January 1970 to 220900 July 1970
          

3. (U) LOCATION:  AO ORANGE vicinity FSB A-4 and FSB C-2 just south of the DMZ and FSB FULLER. AO RED vicinity of LZ SHARON and HAI LANG. AO GREEN along the Ba Long Valley and vicinity of FSB HOLCOMB. (Map: Vietnam 1:50,000 AMS Series L7014, Sheets 6342 I, II, 6442 II, III, IV.)

          
  4. (U) COMMAND HEADQUATERS: Headquarters, 1st Battalion 11th Infantry.  
        
  

5. (U) UNIT COMMANDERS:

  
        
  

      Commanding Officer, TF 1-11

  
  

                LTC James D. Herndon, XXX-XX-XXXX, 19 Jan to 31 May

  

                LTC William W. Davidson Jr., XXX-XX-XXXX,   1 Jun 22 Jul

  
      Commanding Officer, HHC, 11st Battalion Infantry

               CPT Charles H. Bracken, XXX-XX-XXXX, 19 Jan 12 Mar

               CPT Stephen N. Twining, XXX-XX-XXXX, 13 Mar 8 May

               CPT Floyd D. Cox, XXX-XX-XXXX, 9 May 22 Jul

       
  
  
        
 

Operation Green [Greene] River TF-11 Pages

   
 

A/1-11 references indicated with *

 
 

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  Page  2* Page 13*
  Page  3* Page 14
  Page  4* Page 15*
  Page  5 Page 16
  Page  6 Page 17
  Page  7 Inclosure 1 (Logistics)
  Page  8 Inclosure 2 (Medical support)
  Page  9 Inclosure 2 (continued)
Page 10 Inclosure 3 (CA/PSYOPS)
Page 11 Inclosure 3 (continued)
  Page 12 Nothing follows