List of allied military operations of the Vietnam War (A–F)

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This article is a list of known military operations of the Vietnam War, a war fought by America to try to stop communism in Southeast Asia, conducted by the armed forces of the Republic of Vietnam, the United States and their assorted allies. This is not a complete list. Operations are currently listed alphabetically, but are being progressively reorganised as a chronology.

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Operation Name Date Duration Description – location – Units VCNVA KIA's Allied KIA's
Operation Adair[1] 15 – 24 Jun 67 1st Battalion, 5th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Nam and Quảng Tín Provinces
Operation Adairsville[1] 31 Jan – 8 Mar 68 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment operation to defend Long Binh, Biên Hòa Province
Operation Ahina[1] 13–18 May 67 25th Infantry Division, 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division and 1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Bình Dương and Tây Ninh Provinces
Operation Ainslie[2] 31 Aug – 21 Sep 67 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/RNZIR (ANZAC) operation in Phước Tuy Province to clear a Vietcong staging area, resettle locals to a newly constructed hamlet called Ap Soui Nghe ("Hamlet of Sweet Water")[3] and supply area north of the 1st Australian Task Force base at Nui Dat
Operation Akron I[4] 9 – 27 Jun 67 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment reconnaissance in force operation along Highway 2 encountered elements of the VC 274th Regiment and 5th Division 56 9
Operation Akron II[1] 22 – 27 Aug 67 9th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Long Khánh Province
Operation Akron III[1] 26 Sep – 21 Oct 67 1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Biên Hòa Province
Operation Akron V[1] 11 – 21 Jan 68 1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Biên Hòa Province
Operation Akumu/Xay Duong 12-7[1] 8 Jul – 28 Aug 67 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division and ARVN 7th Regiment cordon and search operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation Ala Moana[5] 19 Feb – 14 May 67 25th Infantry Division operation in Hua Nghai, Tây Ninh and Bình Dương Provinces 382 38
Operation Alcorn Grove[1] 21 Mar – 6 Apr 68 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment operation in Long Khánh Province
Operation Alice[1] 1 – 9 Sep 68 196th Infantry Brigade security operation in Tây Ninh Province
Operation All the Way[1] 24 Oct – 26 Nov 65 1/1 Cavalry operation near Pleiku
Operation Allen Brook[1][6] 4 May – 24 Aug 68 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Battalion, 26th Marines, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Battalions, 27th Marines and 2nd Battalion, 13th Marines operation in southern Quảng Nam Province 1,017 240
Operation Altoona[1] 13 – 23 Jan 68 199th Infantry Brigade search and destroy operation in Biên Hòa Province
Operation Ambush Alley[1] 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division road and convoy security operation on Route 13, III Corps
Operation Andover[7] 1 – 10 Apr 67 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment operation in Hậu Nghĩa Province vicinity of village of Tân Hoà 459 42
Operation An Lac[8] (Peace and Goodwill) 25 Nov 62 ARVN regiment operation in a major drive to gain control of Đắk Lắk Province in the Central Highlands
Operation Anvil[1] 16 – 17 Aug 65 Search and destroy operation in III Corps
Operation Apache Snow[9] 10 May – 7 Jun 69 9th Marines and 101st Airborne Division operation in western Thừa Thiên Province 977 54
Operation Arc Light[10] 18 Jun 65 – 15 Aug 73 B-52 Stratofortress bombing campaign against communist base areas throughout Vietnam
Operation Ardmore[1] 17 Jul – 31 Oct 67 1st Battalion, 13th Marines and 1st and 3rd Battalions, 26th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Trị Province
Operation Arizona[1] 13 – 26 Jun 67 2nd Battalion 5th Marines, 2nd Battalion 7th Marines, 3rd Battalion 7th Marines and 3rd Battalion 11th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation Arkansas City I[4] 15 – 21 Sep 67 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment reconnaissance in force operation along Highway 2 to attempt to locate and destroy the VC 274th Regiment
Operation Arkansas City II[1] 24 Sep – 9 Oct 67 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment search and destroy operation in Phước Tuy Province
Operation Arlington[1] 27 Jan 69 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Division search and destroy operation
Operation Arlington Canyon[1] 3 Jul – 21 Sep 69 2nd Battalion 4th Marines and 3rd Battalion 4th Marines clear and search and security operations around Vandegrift Combat Base
Operation Ashfield[1] 15–25 May 70 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/RNZIR (ANZAC) reconnaissance and ambush operation
Operation Ashgrove Tram[11] 25 Mar – 29 May 68 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/RNZIR (ANZAC) cordon-and-search operation in the village of Long Hải
Operation Ashland[1] 18 May – 8 Jun 67 3/5 Cavalry operation in Biên Hòa and Long Khánh Provinces
Operation Atalla/Casey[1] 20 – 27 Jan 68 1st Infantry Division, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment search and destroy operation in Bình Long Province
Operation Atherton[12] 10 Dec 69 – 10 Jan 70 8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment operation along the Long Khánh Province/Phước Tuy Province borders to drive the elements of VC 274th Regiment into the border area, by reconnaissance in force, to ambush locations in the east
Operation Atherton[13] 16 Aug 67 – 24 Aug 67 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment with V Co. RNZI search and destroy mission to clear infiltration routes into Phước Tuy Province from the east.
Operation Atlanta II[1] 18 Nov – 23 Dec 67 2nd and 3rd Brigades, 25th Infantry Division and ARVN 5th Division search and destroy operation in Bình Dương and Hậu Nghĩa Provinces
Operation Atlas I[1] 3 – 7 Apr 68 1st Infantry Division security operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation Atlas Power[1] 10 Apr 69 1st Infantry Division security operation near Saigon
Operation Atlas Wedge[14] 17 – 24 Mar 69 1st Infantry Division, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 1/4th Cavalry operation in the Michelin Rubber Plantation near Dầu Tiếng. After making contact, the NVA were defeated with the "pile on" tactics using air strikes, air and armored cav, Rome Plows, and infantry 421
Operation Auburn I[1] 67 7th Marines security operation in the "rocket belt" around Da Nang, Quảng Nam Province
Operation Auburn II[15][16] 28 Dec 67 – 3 Jan 68 5th Marines operation south of Da Nang, and on Go Noi Island 37 24
Operation Ayr[1][17] 6 – 7 Mar 67 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment search and destroy operation near Bình Ba, Phước Tuy Province

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Operation Name Date Duration Description – location – Units VCNVA KIA's Allied KIA's
Operation Badger Catch later Operation Napoleon[18][19] 20 – 26 Jan 68 BLT 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines and HMM-165 search and destroy operation to clear the north banks of the Cua Viet River and prevent enemy interdiction of river traffic 10 12
Operation Badger Hunt[1] 13 – 29 Nov 67 2nd Battalion 3rd Marines search and destroy operation in Đại Lộc District, Quảng Nam Province
Operation Badger Tooth[1] 26 Dec 67 – 2 Jan 68 3rd Battalion 1st Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Trị and Thừa Thiên Provinces
Operation Baek Ma I[20] 29 – 31 Jan 67 ROK 9th Division search-and-destroy operation in Khánh Hòa Province 390
Operation Baird Silver[1] 24 Apr – 4 May 70 4th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Kon Tum and Pleiku Provinces
Operation Ballarat[21] 4 – 16 Aug 67 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment search-and-destroy operation against VC bases in the eastern Hat Dich area
Operation Ballard Valley[1] 10 – 19 Sep 70 1st Marine Division search and destroy operation near Da Nang in I Corps
Operation Ballistic Arch[1] 24 – 27 Nov 67 1st Battalion 3rd Marines helicopter and amphibious assault operation 7 km south of the DMZ in Quảng Trị Province
Operation Ballistic Charge[22] 16 – 28 Sep 67 1st Battalion 3rd Marines operation in Quảng Nam and Quảng Tín Provinces
Operation Banjo Royce/Quang Trung 23/4[1] 7 – 18 Jun 68 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division reconnaissance in force operation in Lâm Đồng and Tuyen Duc Provinces
Operation Barbara Glade I[1] 15–30 May 70 Special Forces intelligence gathering operation on the Khe Sanh plateau and Đa Krông river valley
Operation Barbara Glade II[1] 23 – 30 Jun 70 Special Forces intelligence gathering operation on the Khe Sanh plateau and Đa Krông river valley
Operation Barking Sands[23] 18 May – 7 Dec 67 25th Infantry Division operation in Hua Nghai and Bình Dương Provinces 304 19
Operation Barracuda[1][24][25] 11 Aug – 8 Sep 65 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, the newly arrived 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division and 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry search and destroy operation 19 km west of Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa Province 25
Operation Barrel Roll[26] 14 Dec 64 – 29 Mar 73 The bombing of Laos by U.S. forces, to support the Royal Lao Army and CIA-trained Hmong
Operation Barren Green[1][27] 24 – 27 Jul 70 5th Marines operation in Mỹ Hiệp, An Giang Province
Operation Barrier Reef[28] 2 Jan 69 fourth and last interdiction barrier in the Mekong Delta established with naval patrols operating on the LaGrange-Ong Long Canal from, Tuyen Nhon on the Vam Co Tay River to An Long on the Mekong
Operation Bastion Hill[1] 11 – 20 Oct 67 1st Battalion 1st Marines, 2nd Battalion 1st Marines, 1st Battalion 3rd Marines, 1st Battalion 4th Marines and 1st Battalion 11th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Trị and Thừa Thiên Province
Operation Batten Down/Dagger Thrust[1] 7th Fleet SLF series of short (usually 1 or 2 day) amphibious operations aimed at the destruction of VC installations and capturing or destroying VC personnel and material. Operation name changed to Batten Down in February 1966
Operation Baxter Garden/Lam Son 214[29] 19 – 26 Apr 68 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines and 1st Tank Battalion clearing operation 8 km east of Huế
Operation Bayonet[30][31] 7 Sep 65 One of several named operations conducted by the 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne as part of Operation Highland in the An Khê area, Bình Định Province, II Corps
Operation Beacan Torch[1] 17 – 25 Jul 67 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines amphibious search and destroy operations in Quảng Nam and Quảng Tín Provinces
Operation Beacon Gate[1] 7 – 11 Aug 67 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines sweep operations in Quảng Nam and Quảng Tín Provinces
Operation Beacon Guide[1] 21 – 30 Jul 67 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines search and destroy operation 29 km south of Huế
Operation Beacon Hill[32] 20 Mar – 3 Apr 67 3rd Marine Division operation in Quảng Trị Province 334 16
Operation Beacon Point[1] 1 – 3 Sep 67 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines amphibious assault operation into the "Street without Joy" area to the east of Route 1 between Quảng Trị and Huế
Operation Beacon Star[33] 26 Apr – 12 May 67 3rd Marine Division operation in Quảng Trị Province, TAOR vicinity of Khe Sanh 469 24
Operation Beacon Torch[34] 18 Jun – 2 Jul 67 US Costal Division Twelve operation to cover an enemy-controlled area east of the Truong Giang River and southeast of the city of Hội An 86 13
Operation Bear Bite[35] 3 – 18 Jul 67 Marines amphibious and heliborne assault near the DMZ 150
Operation Bear Chain/Fremont[1] 20 – 26 Jul 67 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines operation to engage the VC 806th Battalion in the "Street without Joy" area to the east of Route 1 between Quảng Trị and Huế
Operation Bear Claw[36] (part of Operation Game Warden) 2 – 14 Jul 67 3rd Marine Division operation in Quảng Trị Province vicinity of Con Thien, SLF part of Operation Buffalo 424 29
Operation Beau Charger[37] 18–26 May 67 US 7th Fleet combined forces amphibious landing and sweep operation into the southern half of the DMZ in the Bến Hải River area 83 23
Operation Beau Diddley[1] 22 Apr 67 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines and Swift Boat amphibious operation in I Corps
Operation Beaumaris[38] 13 – 14 Feb 67 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment cordon-and-search of An Nhut, a small village lying between Long Điền District and Đất Đỏ District in the heart of the richest rice-producing area of Phước Tuy Province
Operation Beaver I[1] 17 – 21 Dec 65 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division road clearing and security operation in III Corps
Operation Beaver Cage[39] 28 Apr – 12 May 67 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines operation to sweep a long-established VC stronghold 40 km south of Da Nang 200
Operation Beaver Dam[1] 13 – 19 Apr 69 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment security for land-clearing operation in Phước Tuy Province
Operation Beaver Track[1] 4 – 16 Jul 67 2nd Battalion 3rd Marines search and destroy operation near Cam Lo
Operation Belt Drive[1] 27 Aug – 6 Sep 67 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines search and destroy operation on the Nhung River south of Quảng Trị
Operation Benton[40] 12 Aug – 1 Sep 67 101st Airborne Division and 196th Infantry Brigade operation in Quảng Tín Province 397 45
Operation Big Horn[1] 26 Oct 65 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation Big Horn II[1] 4 – 21 Apr 67 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines and 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines search and destroy operation in Thừa Thiên Province
Operation Big Muddy[1] 5 – 17 Jan 69 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division operations along the Saigon River
Operation Big Spring[1] 29 Jan – 16 Feb 67 1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division and 173rd Airborne Brigade search and destroy operation in III Corps
Operation Billings[41] 20 Jun – 9 Jul 67 1st Infantry Division operation in Bình Dương, Phước Long and Long Khánh Provinces 347 40
Operation Binder I[1] 1 Nov 65 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation Binder II[1] 2 Nov 65 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation Binder III[1] 7 Nov 65 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation Binder IV[1] 8 Nov 65 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division and 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry search and destroy operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation Binh Dinh[1] 10 – 11 Aug 65 USMC search and destroy operation in II Corps
Operation Binh Son Support[1] 3 – 5 Dec 67 198th Infantry Brigade operation near Chu Lai
Operation Binh Tay I[1] 4–25 May 70 Phase I of the Cambodian Incursion. 4th Infantry Division, 3rd Battalion 506th Airborne, ARVN 40th Regiment, 22nd Division, 2nd Ranger Group, 23rd Division and 2nd Armored Brigade search and destroy operation against the NVA B-3 Front in the "Fishhook" and "Parrot's Beak" areas of Kampong Cham and Svay Rieng Provinces in eastern Cambodia
Operation Binh Tay II[1] 14–27 May 70 Phase II of the Cambodian Incursion. ARVN 40th and 47th Regiments 22nd Division were inserted by helicopter to attack NVA Base Area 701 while the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment attacked across the border from Darlac Province into Ratanakiri Province in eastern Cambodia
Operation Binh Tay III[1] 20 May – 27 Jun 70 Phase III of the Cambodian Incursion. ARVN 23rd Division attacked the NVA 33rd Regiment in NVA Base Area 740 west of Buôn Ma Thuột in Ratanakiri Province in eastern Cambodia
Operation Binh Tay IV[1] 23 – 27 Jun 70 Phase IV of the Cambodian Incursion. ARVN 22nd Division movement of Cambodian refugees along Highway 19 in eastern Cambodia to Đức Cơ District
Operation Bình Thuan 39[42] 27 – 29 Aug 64 ARVN operation about 7 miles north of Muong Man in Bình Thuận Province
Operation Birdwood[1] 29 Jun – 23 Jul 70 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment operation to interdict VC movement to and from the Long Hải hills in Phước Tuy Province
Operation Black Ferret[43] 3 – 5 Nov 65 1st Battalion, 7th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines and 4th Regiment ARVN 2nd Division search and destroy operation 16 km south of Chu Lai, Quảng Ngãi Province, I Corps. Correspondent Dickey Chapelle was killed by a mine booby-trap on this operation 2 1 Marine, 1 Correspondent
Operation Black Lion[1] 13 Oct 65 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry search and destroy operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation Blackhawk[44] Dec 68 – 14 Jan 69 1/7 Cavalry operation in the 44th Special Tactical Zone north of Vĩnh Long to place round-the-clock pressure on infiltration routes along the Cambodian border and keep a constant watch for VC movement 30 29
Operation Blackjack[1] 15 Apr – 26 May 67 5th Special Forces Group and Mobile Guerilla Force 876 operation
Operation Blackjack 23[1] 3 Mar – 3 Apr 67 Mobile Guerilla Force operation in western II Corps
Operation Blackjack 24[1] 15 Mar – 30 Apr 67 Mobile Guerilla Force operation in western II Corps
Operation Blackjack 25[1] 15 Apr – 26 May 67 Mobile Guerilla Force operation in western II Corps
Operation Blackjack 33[45] 27 Apr – 24 May 67 5th Special Forces Group operation in Châu Đức District 320 67
Operation Blast Out[46] 2 – 3 Aug 65 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines and ARVN 4th Regiment first search and clear operation in Cam Ne village 16 km southwest of Da Nang, Quảng Nam Province, I Corps. The operation was filmed by a CBS news crew who showed the Marines setting fire to Vietnamese huts with their Zippo lighters 7
Operation Blue Bonnet[1] 1 – 9 Oct 65 3/1 Cavalry security operation along Route 19 Bình Định Province
Operation Blue Light[1] 23 Dec 65 – 23 Jan 66 60th and 61st Military Airlift Wings airlift of the 25th Infantry Division from Hawaii to Pleiku
Operation Blue Marlin[47] 7 – 10 Nov 65 BLT 2nd Battalion 7th Marines, 3rd Battalion 3rd Marines, VNMC amphibious operation near Tam Ky, Quảng Tín Province, I Corps
Operation Blue Marlin II[48] 16 – 19 Nov 65 BLT 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines amphibious operation tying in with two ARVN Ranger Battalions 35 km south of Da Nang 25 2 ARVN
Operation Bluefield[1] 5 – 9 Jun 67 US search and destroy operation in III Corps
Operation Bluefield II[1] 23 – 28 Sep 67 1st Infantry Division search and destroy and road-clearing operation in III Corps
Operation Bold Lancer I[1] 4–14 May 70 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Cambodia
Operation Bold Lancer II[1] 15 May – 28 Jun 70 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Cambodia
Operation Bold Mariner[49] (part of Operation Game Warden) 13 Jan – 9 Feb 69 HMM-362, SLF-A, ARVN 2nd Division, 2/26th Marines, HMM-164 operation in Quảng Ngãi Province, I Corps, Batangan Peninsula; this cordon, search, and sweep operation was the largest amphibious assault of the War 60 5
Operation Bolling[50] 19 Sep 67-31 Jan 69 1st Cavalry Division and 173rd Airborne Brigade operation in Phú Yên Province 715 55
Operation Bolo[51] 2 Jan 67 USAF decoy mission to disguise the electronic signature of F-4 fighter as F-105s in order to lure VPAF MiGs to engage 7 MiG 21
Operation Bondi[52] 27 Dec 69 – 16 Feb 70 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment cordon and search of Duc Trung, Bình Ba and Duc My villages
Operation Boudinot[1] 15 Oct – 31 Dec 67 5th Special Forces Group, 27th MSF Company and CIDG operation in Đắk Lắk Province
Operation Boundary Rider[1] 27 – 31 Dec 68 9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment blocking and search operation in Phước Tuy Province
Operation Bowen[1] 10–12 May 67 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment search and destroy operation near Long Tan, Phước Tuy Province
Operation Box Springs[1] 16 – 28 Mar 68 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division and 173rd Airborne Brigade search and destroy operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation Brandeis Blue[1] 2 Jul – 1 Sep 70 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Bình Định Province
Operation Brandywine[1] 20 Feb 67 3rd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Dinh Tuong Province
Operation Breakfast[53][54] (first phase of Operation Menu) 18 Mar – 2 May 69 B-52 bombing of eastern Cambodia; the first course in a four-year bombing campaign that drew Cambodia into the Vietnam War
Operation Bribie[55] 17 – 18 Feb 67 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment search-and-destroy operation in Ap My An, Phước Tuy Province, to establish a blocking position to prevent the withdrawal eastwards of a VC force which had unsuccessfully ambushed Route 44 between Đất Đỏ and Lang Phước Hải 70
Operation Bright Light[1] 9 Mar 71 198th Infantry Brigade POW recovery operation in Quảng Ngãi Province
Operation Bristol Boots[1] 24 Apr – 15 May 69 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division operation in Ruong Ruong Valley, Thừa Thiên and Quảng Nam Provinces
Operation Broken Hill[1] 6 – 13 Jun 67 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment search and destroy operation in Phước Tuy Province
Operation Brush[1] 14 Dec 67 – 20 Jan 68 5th Special Forces Group and MIKE Force operation on the II Corps/III Corps boundary
Operation Bryan White[1] 20 May – 29 Jun 70 3rd Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry and 2/1 Cavalry search and destroy operation in Đắk Lắk Province
Operation Buckner[1] 15 Apr – 15 May 67 Special Forces Detachment B-50 Project Omega operation in western II Corps
Operation Buena Vista[1] 199th Infantry Brigade and 5th ARVN Marine Battalion search and destroy operation in Bình Dương and Binh Hoa Provinces
Operation Buffalo/Beaver Track/Bear Claw[56] 2–14 Jul 67 3rd Marine Division operation with SLF vicinity DMZ Con Thien and Cam Lo 1,281 125
Operation Bull Run I[1] 18 Aug – 24 Sep 69 5th Special Forces Group and 3rd Mike Force reconnaissance in force operation in Phước Long Province
Operation Bull Run II[1] 19 Jan – 15 Mar 70 5th Special Forces Group and 3rd Mike Force reconnaissance in force operation in Phước Long Province
Operation Bullard[1] 16 May – 28 Jun 67 MIKE Force operation in II Corps
Operation Bullseye V[1] 27 – 31 Jan 67 2/1 Cavalry and ARVN 40th Regiment reconnaissance operation on the southwestern Bong Son Plain in Bing Dinh Province
Operation Bunker Hill[1] 16 Feb 67 3rd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division operation in Dinh Tuong Province
Operation Burlington Trail[57] 8 Apr – 11 Nov 68 198th Infantry Brigade operation along border of Quảng Tín Province and Quảng Nam Provinces 1,931 212
Operation Burnham[1] 29 Aug – 30 Sep 69 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (ANZAC), 199th Infantry Brigade and Royal Thai Army Volunteer Force reconnaissance and land-clearing operation in Phước Tuy Province
Operation Burtrand[1] 14 – 17 Nov 69 5th Special Forces Group and 3rd Mike Force reconnaissance in force operation on Hon Tre Island southeast of Nha Trang
Operation Bushmaster I[1][58] 14 – 22 Nov 65 3rd Brigade 1st Infantry Division search and destroy operation south of the Michelin Rubber Plantation in Bình Dương Province 245
Operation Bushmaster II[59] 28 Nov – 9 Dec 65 3rd Brigade 1st Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Bình Dương Province 301
Operation Bushmaster III[59] 9 – 16 Dec 65 1st Brigade 101st Airborne Division search and destroy operation in Bình Dương Province 301
Operation Bushmaster Bravo[1] 17 Oct 65 3rd Brigade 1st Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation Butler[1] 9 – 12 Jun 67 1 Company from each of the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Nam Province

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Operation Name Date Duration Description – location – Units VCNVA KIA's Allied KIA's
Operation Cacti[31][60] 9 Sep 65 One of several named operations conducted by the 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne as part of Operation Highland in the An Khê area, Bình Định Province, II Corps
Operation Cactus[1] 13 – 14 Sep 65 US search and destroy operation in II Corps
Operation Cairns[61] 25 Jul – 1 Aug 67 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment with V Company, Royal New Zealand Infantry search and destroy operation in to AO Banana, south east of Dak To.
Operation Calhoun[1] 25 Jun – 1 Jul 67 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines and 1st Battalion, 7th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Nam and Quảng Tín Provinces
Operation Caloundra[62] 9 – 10 Jan 67 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment operation against the VC village cadres, cordon-and-search of Bình Ba, 7 km north along Route 2 from the task force
Operation Camden[1] 16 – 31 Dec 67 3rd Battalion, 25th Infantry Division and ARVN 49th Regiment search and destroy operation in Hậu Nghĩa and Tây Ninh Provinces
Operation Camden I[63] 1 – 31 Jan 67 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment cordon-and-search missions south of Nui Dat in and around the village of Hoa Long, which had been a center of recent Vietcong activity
Operation Camden II[64] 29 Jul – 30 Aug 69 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment operation to protect a land clearing team (US), and conduct reconnaissance in force (RIF) operations to locate and destroy VC main force units in AO (Area Operations) Mindy situated between Route 15 (Saigon to Vũng Tàu), Route 2 (Ba Ria to Xuyen Moc) and Route 1
Operation Cameron Falls[1] 25 May – 23 Jun 69 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines operation southwest of Ca Lu in Quảng Trị Province
Operation Campbell Steamer[1] 12 Jul – 15 Aug 69 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division and 2nd Battalion, 502nd Airborne Infantry Regiment clear and search operation in Quảng Nam and Thừa Thiên Provinces
Operation Can Giuoc[65] 19 – 20 Jun 67 3rd Brigade 9th Infantry Division operation in Long An Province west of Can Giuoc District to secure Route 4
Operation Cane Field[1] 25 Mar 69 1/1 Cavalry clear and search operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation Canyon[1] 5 – 10 Apr 67 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marines and 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Nam and Quảng Trị Provinces including a sweep of the Barrier Island which was bounded by the Cua Dai/Son Thu Bon rivers to the north and the Truong Giang to the west
Operation Capital[1] 12 – 30 Oct 68 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and 4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (ANZAC) reconnaissance in force operation 15 km northeast of Nui Dat 2 26
Operation Capricorn[1] 26 May – 11 Jun 70 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (ANZAC) battalion reconnaissance and ambush operation in the Nui Dinh hills 2 26
Operation Carentan[66] 8 – 31 Mar 68 1st and 3rd Brigades, 101st Airborne Division and ARVN 1st Division search and destroy, cordon and search, reconnaissance in force operation in the lowlands of Quảng Trị and Thừa Thiên Provinces
Operation Carentan II[67] 1 Apr – 17 May 68 101st Airborne Division and 3rd Brigade 82nd Airborne Division operation in lowlands of Quảng Trị and Thừa Thiên Provinces 2,100 195
Operation Carlisle[1] 3 – 7 Apr 68 1st Infantry Division security operation in Phước Long Province
Operation Carolina Blaster[1] 14 Aug – 28 Sep 69 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division and ARVN 3rd Regiment search and clear operation in the A Shau Valley and Đa Krông Valley in Quảng Trị and Thừa Thiên Provinces
Operation Caroline Hill[1] 29 Apr – 1 Jul 71 196th Infantry Brigade operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation Catawba Falls[1] 18 – 21 Sep 70 1st Marine Division operation in Quảng Nam Province to cover the movement of the 5th Marines from An Hoa to the Vu Gia River Valley
Operation Cavalier Beach[1] 5–9 May 70 Transfer of command of I Corps from III MAF to XXIV Corps. XXIV Corps Headquarters moved from Phu Bai to Camp Horn. III MAF moved to Camp Hawkins
Operation Cedar Falls[68] 8 – 26 Jan 67 25th Infantry Division, 1st Infantry Division, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and ARVN operation to attack Vietcong positions in the Iron Triangle, Bình Dương Province 735 72
Operation Champaign Grove[69] 3 – 24 Sep 68 23rd Infantry Division operation in Quảng Ngãi Province 378 15
Operation Chapman[1][70] 16 Feb – 13 Jun 67 1st and 2nd Battalions, 2nd Infantry Regiment search and destroy operation in the Rung Sat Special Zone
Operation Charger[1] 26 – 27 Jun 68 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment and ARVN 1st Regiment search and destroy operation in Quảng Trị Province
Operation Charger Sweep[1] 6 – 9 Dec 65 1/1 Cavalry search and destroy operation in Quảng Trị Province
Operation Charlton[71] 12 – 16 Apr 68 USMC operation south of Cam Lo
Operation Chattachoochee Swamp/Lien Ket 45[1] 20 – 30 Jun 68 3rd Battalion, 11th Infantry Brigade and ARVN 2nd Division clear and search operation in Song Tea Khuc and Song Tam Rao valleys, Quảng Ngãi Province
Operation Cheadle Blue[1] 14–28 May 70 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Checkerboard I[1] 1 Oct 65 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment search and destroy operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation Checkerboard II[1] 28 Nov – 16 Dec 65 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division search and destroy operation
Operation Checkmate[1] 14 Oct 65 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment search and destroy operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation Chenla I[72] Aug 70 – Feb 71 FANK operation with limited ARVN and VNAF support against NVA and VC to reopen Route 7 between Skuon and Kompong Cham
Operation Chenla II[73] 20 Aug – 3 Dec 71 FANK operation against NVA to reopen Route 6 3500+ claimed 4500+ claimed
Operation Cherokee Trail[1] 23 – 26 Dec 65 1/1 Cavalry road security operation along Route 19 in Bình Định, Kon Tum and Pleiku Provinces
Operation Cheyenne Sabre[1] 4 Feb – 19 Apr 69 3/1 Cavalry search and destroy operation in Biên Hòa Province 600
Operation Chicago Fire[74] 18 – 25 Dec 68 US Army-VC prisoner release operation in Tây Ninh Province, III Corps
Operation Chicago Peak[1] 24 Jul – 11 Aug 70 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division operation into the A Shau Valley
Operation Chieftain[1] 3 Sep – 4 Oct 69 B Squadron, 1st Armoured Regiment pacification operation in Duc Than District
Operation Chinh Nghia (May 1964)[75] 30 May 64 ARVN operation about 9 miles southeast of Biên Hòa, Biên Hòa Province, III Corps
Operation Chinh Nghia (August 1964)[76] 11 – 17 Aug 64 ARVN operation to assault a Viet Cong base area in III Corps
Operation Chinh Nghia 35[77] 10 Jul 64 ARVN operation about 4 miles south of Duc Hoa in Hậu Nghĩa Province
Operation Chinook II[20] Feb 67 4th Marines operation in Thừa Thiên Province. Writer Bernard B. Fall was killed by a VC mine while observing this operation
Operation Choctaw[1] 21 May – 9 Jul 67 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 12th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Trị and Thừa Thiên Provinces
Operation Chopper[78] 12 Jan 62 US Army's first major air mobile offensive near Saigon 6
Operation Cimarron[79] 1 Jun-2 Jul 67 Continuation of Operation Prairie IV
Operation Cincinnati[1] 18–23 May 67 173rd Airborne Brigade operation in III Corps
Operation Citrus[1] 15 – 23 Dec 67 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation Claiborne Chute[1] 15 Aug – 28 Sep 69 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division clear and search and rice harvest security operation in Quảng Trị and Thừa Thiên Provinces
Operation Clarksville[1] 23 Mar – 7 Apr 69 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division security operation in Biên Hòa Province
Operation Clay[1] 31 Jan – 3 Feb 67 1st Battalion, 5th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Trị Province
Operation Clayton[80] 20 – 21 Feb 68 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment cordon-and search operation in Long Dien with support elements and South Vietnamese police and interpreters
Operation Clean House I[1] 16 – 19 Dec 65 3/1 Cavalry search and destroy operation in Bình Định Province 1,400
Operation Clean House II[1] 19 – 22 Dec 65 3/1 Cavalry search and destroy operation in Bình Định Province
Operation Clean House III[1] 27 – 31 Dec 65 3/1 Cavalry search and destroy operation in Bình Định Province
Operation Clean Sweep II[1] 30 Dec 68 2nd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Hậu Nghĩa Province
Operation Cleansweep[1] 20 Jul 68 4th Infantry Division operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Clearwater[1] 1 Jan 68 – 1 Mar 73 US Navy operation to interdict enemy bases and lines of communications on inland waterways in I Corps
Operation Clemens Green[1] 24 – 26 Jul 70 4th Infantry Division security operation in Pleiku and Đắk Lắk Provinces
Operation Cleveland[1] 24 – 25 Jan 67 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation Cliff Dweller[1] 21 – 24 Oct 69 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division operation on Nui Ba Den (Black Virgin Mountain) in Tây Ninh Province
Operation Cliff Dweller IV[1] 4 – 11 Jan 70 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division operation on Nui Ba Den (Black Virgin Mountain) in Tây Ninh Province
Operation Clifton Coral[1] 15 – 26 Apr 68 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment reconnaissance in force in Bình Phước Province
Operation Clinch Valley[1] 9 – 15 Jul 70 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division and ARVN 1st Division search and destroy operation on the Khe Sanh plain, Quảng Trị Province
Operation Coburg[81] 24 Jan – 1 Mar 68 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment reconnaissance in force operation in Biên Hòa and Phước Tuy Provinces, which incidentally placed it in excellent response positions to several Tet Offensive trouble spots
Operation Cobra[1] 9 Oct – 1 Nov 65 2/1 Cavalry security operation along Route 19 in Bình Định Province
Operation Cochise[1] 11 – 28 Aug 68 1st Marine Division Task Force X-Ray, comprising 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines and 2nd Battalion, 11th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Nam and Quảng Tín Provinces
Operation Cochise Green/ Dan Sinh[1][82] 30 Mar 68 – 31 Jan 69 173rd Airborne Brigade and 4th Infantry Division reconnaissance in force and pacification operation in Bình Định and Quảng Ngãi Provinces 929 94
Operation Colby[4] 27 – 30 Jan 67 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade 9th Infantry Division and 3/5 Cavalry operation north of Phú Mỹ
Operation Cold Steel[1] 10 – 11 Sep 65 US search and destroy operation in II Corps
Operation Colgate[1] 6 – 11 Jun 67 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marines, 2nd and 3rd Battalions, 26th Marines search and destroy operation in Thừa Thiên Province
Operation Comeback Ridge[1] 13 – 20 Aug 70 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division operation in Thừa Thiên Province
Operation Commanche Falls I[1] 10 Sep – 3 Oct 68 1st Cavalry Division and ARVN 1st Division clear and search operation in Quảng Trị and Thừa Thiên Provinces
Operation Commanche Falls II[1] 3 Oct – 2 Nov 68 1st Cavalry Division clear and search operation in Quảng Trị and Thừa Thiên Provinces
Operation Commanche Falls III[1] 2 – 15 Nov 68 1st Cavalry Division, 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division and ARVN 1st Division clear and search operation southeast of Quảng Trị City
Operation Commando Hunt[83] (part of Operation Barrell Roll) 15 Nov 68 – Mar 1972 USAF, US Navy, USMC and Royal Lao Air Force dry season phase of the air interdiction campaign to bomb the Ho Chi Minh Trail
Operation Commando Hunt II[84] 1 Nov 69 – 10 Apr 70 USAF dry season area interdiction campaign in Laos
Operation Commando Vault[1] USAF use of M-121 and BLU-82 bombs dropped from C-130 Hercules aircraft to create helicopter landing zones
Operation Concord[1] 10 – 14 Oct 65 3/1 Cavalry search and destroy operation in Bình Định Province
Operation Concordia[1] 19 Jun 67 2nd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division operation in Long An Province
Operation Concordia Square/Lam Son 224[1][85] 9–16 May 68 2/1 Cavalry operation in Quảng Trị Province 349 19
Operation Concrete I[86] 19 Apr – 7 May 70 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and 8 RAR operation to establish blocking positions in the east of Phước Tuy Province while 6 RAR/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment reconnoitered in force towards these ambush positions
Operation Concrete II[1] 8 May – 11 Jun 70 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment reconnaissance and ambush operation in Phước Tuy Province
Operation Cook[1] 19 Jun 67 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division and 196th Infantry Brigade cordon and search and search and destroy operation in Quảng Ngãi Province
Operation Cooktown Orchid[1][87] 1 – 24 Apr 68 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment security operation of the area surrounding the Long Hải hills complex to the east of Đất Đỏ
Operation Cooparoo[1] 21 – 30 Jun 67 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and 3rd Cavalry Regiment search and destroy operation in Phước Tuy Province
Operation Copperhead[1] 3 – 8 Nov 65 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment search and destroy operation in Biên Hòa and Long Khánh Provinces
Operation Corn[1] 14 – 15 Nov 65 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment search and destroy operation in Bình Định Province
Operation Coronado I[88] 1 Jun – 25 Jul 67 9th Infantry Division operation vicinity of Rach Nui Canal (XS 8466) in Dinh Tuong Province, Gò Công, IV Corps 478 34
Operation Coronado II/Operation Son Thang 3 [1][89] 7 Jul – 3 Aug 67 MRF 9th Infantry Division, 3/39 Infantry, 7th ARVN Division, 3/47 Infantry search and destroy operation in Dinh Tuong Province, Mỹ Tho River, to help provide security for the Dong Tam Base Camp 73 9
Operation Coronado IV[1] 20 Aug – 9 Sep 67 MRF 2nd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Long An Province
Operation Coronado V[90] 12 Sep – 10 Oct 67 9th Infantry Division operation in Kien Hoa and Dinh Tuong Provinces 347 72
Operation Coronado VI[1] 11 – 20 Oct 67 MRF 2nd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in III Corps
Operation Coronado VII[1] 21 Oct – 1 Nov 67 9th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in III Corps
Operation Coronado IX[1][91] 1 Nov 67 – 18 Jan 68 9th Infantry Division, US Navy Task Force 117 and 5th Battalion, VNMC operation in Kien Hoa and Dinh Tuong Province 349 32
Operation Coronado X[1][92] 18 Jan – 13 Feb 68 MRF 2nd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division and US Navy Task Force 117 search and destroy operation in Ba Xuyen, Dinh Tuong, Kien Hoa, Phuoc Dinh and Vĩnh Long Provinces 344 23
Operation Coronado XI[93] 13 Feb – 4 Mar 68 MRF 9th Infantry Division, 9th ARVN Division, 21st ARVN Division joint riverine, air and ground search operations in Cai Rang and Phung Hiep Districts of Phong Binh Province to locate and destroy Vietcong MR 3 headquarters and to cordon and search Cu Lao May island in the Hậu River southwest of Cần Thơ. The operation was also to relieve enemy pressure on the city of Cần Thơ
Operation Coronado XII[1] 4 – 6 Mar 68 MRF 9th Infantry Division, ARVN 9th Division, ARVN 21st Division search and destroy operation in Ba Xuyen and Phong Binh Provinces
Operation Corral[1] 11 Sep 67 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment and 720th MP Battalion security operation in Biên Hòa Province
Operation County Fair 1-25[1] 5 – 8 Jan 67 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines security operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation County Fair 1-28[1] 7 – 9 Jan 67 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines security operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation County Fair 1-29[1] 9 – 12 Jan 67 1st Battalion, 1st Marines security operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation County Fair 1-30[1] 29 Jan – 1 Feb 67 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines security operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation County Fair 1-32[1] 20 – 22 Jan 67 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines security operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation County Fair 1-34[1] 19 – 21 Apr 67 1st Battalion, 1st Marines and ARVN 4th Battalion, 5th Regiment search and destroy operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation County Fair 14[1] 20 – 22 Jan 67 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines security operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation Cove[1] 17 – 21 Nov 67 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marines and 2nd and 3d Battalions, 26th Marines security operation in Thừa Thiên Province
Operation Cramer White[1] 16 Oct 69 – 6 Jan 70 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry security operation along Route 14 52 2
Operation Cranberry Bog[94] 28 – 31 Aug 68 One of the first Joint Personnel Recovery Center operations as part of Operation Black Knight to rescue POW, 1LT Nich Rowe in Chuong Thien Province, IV Corps 2
Operation Crockett[1] 13 May – 16 Jul 67 1st and 2nd Battalions, 26th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Trị Province
Operation Crown[1] 19 – 25 Sep 68 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment reconnaissance in force operation in Phước Tuy Province
Operation Cumberland[1] 3 Jun – 15 Sep 67 1st Battalion, 4th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 12th Marines search and destroy operation in Thừa Thiên Province
Operation Cumberland Thunder[1] 8 Aug – 28 Sep 69 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division and ARVN 1st Division operation in Thừa Thiên Province
Operation Cung Chung I[1][95] 12 – 28 Jun 70 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (ANZAC), 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and 8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment reconnaissance-and-ambush mission to deny the VC access to villages along the main roads throughout Phước Tuy Province
Operation Cung Chung II[96][97] 3 Aug – 10 Sep 70 1st Squadron SAS and 8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment operation to ambush VC routes to and from Hoa Long 9
Operation Cung Chung III[1] 1 Oct 70 – 1 Feb 71 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (ANZAC) and 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment reconnaissance in force in Phước Tuy Province
Operation Cung Chung 3[97][98] 10 Sep – 25 Oct 70 1st Squadron SAS and 8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment operation to ambush a VC party leaving Hoa Long
Operation Custer Flats[1] 1 – 20 Nov 65 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment search and destroy operation in Biên Hòa Province
Operation Cutlass[1] 19 – 22 Aug 65 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division and 5th Special Forces Group search and destroy operation south of Nha Trang
Operation Cuu Long I[99] 9 May 70 ARVN 9th Division, 21st Division, 5 Armored Cavalry Squadrons and Republic of Vietnam Marine Corps airborne, amphibious and mechanized operation to clear the banks of the Mekong River to allow access to a fleet of over 100 ships to evacuate 17,300 Vietnamese civilians from Phnom Penh and to clear the supply route from Phnom Penh to Kampong Cham
Operation Cuu Long II[99] 16–24 May 70 ARVN 9th Division, 21st Division, 4th Armored Brigade, 4th Ranger Group and Chau Doc Regional Forces and Popular Forces and FANK operation to clear NVA forces around Takéo and along Route 2 and Route 3Cambodia 613 36
Operation Cuu Long III[99] 25 May – 30 Jun 70 ARVN 9th Division, 4th Armored Brigade, 4th Ranger Group and Chau Doc Regional Forces and Popular Forces and FANK operation to clear NVA forces on Route 2 and Route 3 Cambodia

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Operation Name Date Duration Description – location – Units VCNVA KIA's Allied KIA's
Operation Dagger One[1] 1 Nov 65 – 17 Jan 66 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment and 1st and 2nd Battalions, 18th Infantry Regiment search and destroy operation in Biên Hòa Province
Operation Dai Do[1] 30 Apr – 3 May 68 US Navy River Assault Group, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, B Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines and 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment operation against the 48th and 52nd Regiments of the NVA 320th Division to eliminate the threat to the junction of the Bo Dieu and Cua Viet Rivers in I Corps 1568 110
Operation Dakota Clint[100] 10 Feb – 29 Mar 70 1st Battalion 11th Infantry and Regional Forces formed integrated infantry companies and recon/killer teams combined reconnaissance in force to ensure security of the villages of the Mai Loc area, night ambush and search and clear operations 19 2 ARVN
Operation Dalby[101] 16 Feb 67 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment airmobile search-and-destroy operation in the area immediately north of Đất Đỏ, Phước Tuy Province, 6 km SE of 1st Australian Task Force base
Operation Dale Common[102] 18 – 19 Oct 68 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, 11th Light Infantry Brigade, 23rd Infantry Division search and destroy operation in Mo Duc, Quảng Ngãi Province, I Corps 23
Operation Dallas[1][103] 17–26 May 67 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division and 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment road clearing and security operation along Route 16 near Phu Loi 3
Operation Dan Chi[104] 29 May 64 ARVN operation in Chuong Thien Province
Operation Dan Chi 54[105] 15 Aug 64 ARVN operation in Thừa Thiên Province
Operation Dan Chi 80[106] 17 – 19 Oct 64 ARVN operation in Ba Xuyen Province 123
Operation Dan Chi 100-50[107] 27 – 29 Dec 64 ARVN operation against the VC 207th, 303rd, 306th, and U Minh I Battalions 15 km east of Sóc Trăng in Ba Xuyen Province
Operation Dan Quyen 38-A[1] 15 May – 7 Jun 69 ARVN 42nd Regiment and 22nd Ranger Group operation in the Ben HetĐắk Tô region of II Corps 945
Operation Dan Sinh 22-6[1] 22 Aug – 12 Dec 68 173rd Airborne Brigade and ARVN 22nd Division reconnaissance in force on the Bong Son Plains in Bình Định Province
Operation Dan Thang 5[108][109] 3 Aug 65 52nd Aviation Battalion operation to lift 1,150 troops in six lifts from Camp Holloway Army Airfiled to the LZ at the Duc Co Airfield, Pleiku Province, II Corps, during the siege of Duc Co
Operation Dan Thang 21[110] 21 – 29 Oct 65 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment operation in Pleiku Province 317 11
Operation Dan Thang 69[1] 18 Apr – 31 Dec 69 ARVN 22nd Division operation in Bình Định Province 507
Operation Dan Tien 33D[1] 18 Apr – 31 Dec 69 ARVN 23rd Regiment operation in Quang Duc Province, II Corps 746
Operation Dan Tien 40[1] 12 Nov – 28 Dec 69 ARVN 23rd Regiment operation in Quang Duc Province, II Corps 1012
Operation Danbury[1] 15 – 21 Sep 66 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment and 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regimentsearch and destroy operation 10 km west of Lai Khe in III Corps
Operation Dandenong[111] 18 – 19 Feb 68 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment cordon-and-search operation in Ap Soui Nghe
Operation Daniel Boone[1] Apr 67 onwards MACVSOG reconnaissance of eastern Cambodia to verify suspected enemy locations, infiltration routes and supply bases
Operation Darby Crest[1] 31 Jan – 3 Mar 69 173rd Airborne Brigade and 1st Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry clear and search in Bình Định Province
Operation Darby Crest II[1] 4 – 25 Mar 69 173rd Airborne Brigade and 1st Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry clear and search in Bình Định Province
Operation Darby Crest III[1] 16 Mar – 15 Apr 69 173rd Airborne Brigade and 1st Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry clear and search in Bình Định Province
Operation Darby March[1] 16 Mar – 15 Apr 69 173rd Airborne Brigade and 4th Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry clear and search operation in Phú Yên Province
Operation Darby Swing[1] 2 – 24 Dec 70 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry security operation in Bình Định Province later merged into Operation Hancock Dragon
Operation Darby Talon[1] 12 Mar – 21 Apr 70 173rd Airborne Brigade and 3rd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry operation in Phú Yên Province
Operation Darby Trail II[1] 3 Feb – 16 Apr 69 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry clear and search operation in Bình Định Province
Operation Darby Trail III[1] 1 – 5 Oct 69 4th Infantry Division and 173rd Airborne Brigade clear and search operation in Bình Định Province
Operation Daring Rebel[112] 5–20 May 69 2nd ARVN Division, ROK 2nd Marine Brigade, U.S. forces operation mounted to seek out and destroy Vietcong rest camps on Barrier Island, 24 km south of Da Nang 4
Operation Darlinghurst[113] 26 – 31 Aug 66 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment clearing operation following the 6 RAR's action at Long Tan
Operation Darwin[1] 6 – 7 Jun 67 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment search and destroy operation
Operation Dawes[1] 3 Mar – 3 Apr 67 Special Forces Project Omega operation in II Corps
Operation Dawson River[1] 28 Nov 68 – 26 Jan 69 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines clear and search operation in the vicinity of Khe Sanh, Quảng Trị Province
Operation Dawson River Afton[1] 24 Oct – 25 Nov 68 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines clear and search operation in the Đa Krông Valley, Quảng Trị Province
Operation Dayton[1] 4 – 17 Apr 67 173rd Airborne Brigade search and destroy operation in Bình Tuy and Long Khánh Provinces
Operation Dazzlem (1967)[1] 9 – 10 Apr 67 1st Cavalry Division defence of Camp Radcliffe in Bình Định Province
Operation Dazzlem (1967-68)[1] 1 Oct 67 – 8 Feb 68 1st Cavalry Division (1Oct 67 – 17 Jan 68) and 173rd Airborne Brigade (17 Jan – 8 Feb 68) search and destroy operation in Bình Định Province
Operation Decade[114] 23 Jul – 2 Aug 70 8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment village security operation in Phước Tuy Province
Operation Deckhouse V/Operation Song Than[1][115] 6 – 15 Jan 67 SLF 1st Battalion, 9th Marines and 3rd and 4th Battalions Vietnamese Marines operation in Kien Hoa Province, supported by HMM-362 from the USS Iwo Jima 21 7
Operation Deckhouse VI[116] 16 Feb – 3 Mar 67 SLF 1st Battalion, 4th Marines and HMM-363 two-phase search and destroy operation in southern Quảng Ngãi Province and augmented Operation DeSoto
Operation Deerstalk[117] 12 – 18 Apr 69 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment ambush and reconnaissance operations west of Nui Dat 1
Operation Defiant Stand[1] 7 Sep 69 ROK 2nd Marine Brigade and 1st Battalion, 26th Marines amphibious assault on Barrier Island, 55 km south of Da Nang. This was the first amphibious assault ever conducted by the Republic of Korea Marine Corps
Operation Delaware[118] 19 Apr – 17 May 68 1st Marine Division, 1st Cavalry Division, 101st Airborne Division, 3rd Brigade 82nd Airborne Division and 196th Infantry Brigade, operation into A Shau Valley in western Thừa Thiên Province 869 45
Operation Depth[1] 16 Oct 65 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment search and destroy operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation DeSoto I[1] 64–65 US Navy and Republic of Vietnam Navy operation along the coast of North Vietnam to provoke coastal radar installations so electronic intelligence (ELINT) ships could record the resulting transmissions
Operation DeSoto II[1][119] 26 Jan – 7 Apr 67 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Ngãi Province 383 204
Operation Dessert[120] 70 Fifth phase of Operation Menu
Operation Dewey Canyon[1][121][122] 22 Jan – 18 Mar 69 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines and ARVN 2nd Regiment offensive north of the A Shau Valley in Thừa Thiên Province against NVA communication lines in Laos 1,667 130 USMC
Operation Dewey Canyon II[123] 30 Jan 71 1st Bde, 5th Infantry Division, 101st Airborne Division and 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment operation to support the ARVN Operation Lam Son 719 effort to open Route 9 through Khe Sanh to the Laotian border and to reestablish Khe Sanh as a major combat support base unknown estimated 75
Operation Diamantina[1] 28 Aug – 5 Sep 68 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment reconnaissance in force north of Nui Dat in Phước Tuy Province
Operation Diamond Head[1] 17 May – 7 Dec 67 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division search and destroy operation in the Michelin Rubber Plantation, Ho Bo Woods and the Trapezoid in Bình Dương and Tây Ninh Provinces
Operation Dinner[120] 70 Fourth phase of Operation Menu
Operation Distant Trumpet[124] 21 – 26 Jul 69 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment operation to locate and engage elements of the VC D445 Battalion near Xuyen Moc
Operation Dixie[1] 7 – 10 Apr 67 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation Do Xa[125] Apr – May 63 ARVN 1st and 2nd Corps operation in Do Xa VC's stronghold located at the junction of three provinces: Kon Tum, Quảng Nam and Quang Tin
Operation Docket I[1] 15 – 16 Nov 65 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment search and destroy operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation Dodge Valley[1] 12 – 16 Aug 68 Elements of the 1st Marines, 7th Marines and 27th Marines clear and search operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation Don Ched I[1] 17 – 20 Oct 67 4th Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment and Royal Thai Army Volunteer Regiment search and destroy operation in III Corps
Operation Don Tre[126] 22 Sep 65 FAC's operation in Tuy Hòa
Operation Dong Tien[127] 69 1st Infantry Division support for Vietnamization program
Operation Dong Tien II/Operation Toan Thang 43[1] 1 May – 26 Jun 70 1st Infantry Division and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment operation in Cambodia
Operation Double Shift[128] 29 Jul 69 105 US and Vietnamese riverine craft were concentrated on the Vam Co Dong north of Go Dau Ha to protect against enemy threats to Tây Ninh city
Operation Dragon Fire[129] 5 Sep – 30 Oct 67 ROK 2nd Marine Brigade operation in Quảng Ngãi Province 541
Operation Drum Head[1] 27 Oct 65 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Ngãi Province
Operation Dubois Square[1] 10 – 19 Sep 70 1st Marine Division operation near Da Nang
Operation Duc Lap[1] 23 – 31 Aug 68 ARVN 23rd Division, 2nd and 5th Mobile Strike Force defence of Duc Lap CIDG base in Quang Duc Province
Operation Duck[1] 18 Oct 66 – 1 Feb 67 9th Infantry Division movement from Vũng Tàu to Bear Cat
Operation Duck Blind[1] Apr – Oct 68 Interim code name for Operation Igloo White
Operation Duck Hook[1] 68–69 Nixon administration covert plan to coerce the North Vietnamese to make concessions at the Paris Peace Talks
Operation Duel Blade[1] Jun 68 Interim code name for Operation Igloo White
Operation Dukes Glade[1] 1 – 8 Oct 68 11th Infantry Brigade clear and search operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation Dump Truck[1] 67–72 Use of anti-personnel mines as part of Operation Igloo White
Operation Duntroon[1] 10 – 21 Jan 68 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and 3rd Cavalry Regiment search and destroy operation in conjunction with 1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division Operation Akron V in Phước Tuy Province
Operation Duong Cua Dan[130] (or Operation People's Road)[131] 17 Mar – 30 Jul 68 9th Infantry Division operation along Route 4 1357 93
Operation Durham Peak[1] 20 Jul – 13 Aug 69 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 11th Marines and 21st and 37th ARVN Ranger Battalions clear and search operation in Quảng Nam and Quảng Tín Provinces
Operation Duval[1] 19–25 May 67 1st Battalion, 7th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Nam Province

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Operation Name Date Duration Description – location – Units VCNVA KIA's Allied KIA's
Operation Eagle II/Operation Toan Thang 9-68[1] 11 – 25 Sep 68 2nd, 5th, 6th and 9th ARVN Airborne Battalions and 2nd, 3rd and 4th Battalions, VNMC operation in Tây Ninh Province
Operation Eagle Thrust[1] Nov 67 Movement of the 101st Airborne Division to South Vietnam
Operation Eagle's Claw 800 (Operation Đại Bàng 800)[132] Feb 67 1st Cavalry Division, 22nd ARVN Division and ROK Capital Division search and destroy operation in Bình Định Province 300
Operation Ellis Ravine[133] 8 – 15 Apr 69 1st Brigade 5th Infantry Division search and clear operation in Ba Long valley
Operation Earhart White[1] 11 – 18 Mar 70 1st and 2nd Brigades, 4th Infantry Division operation in Bình Định Province
Operation Early[1] 23 – 24 Mar 67 1st Battalion, 1st Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation Eastertide (An Loc)[1] 2 Apr – 11 Jul 72 ARVN 5th Division, reinforced by TF 52 comprising the ARVN 18th Division, ARVN 21st Division, ARVN 35th Division and 1st Airborne Brigade defense and recapture of An Loc
Operation Eastertide (Kon Tum)[1] 12 Apr – 14 Jul 72 ARVN 23rd Division, reinforced by the 40th, 41st, 42nd and 47th Regiments, ARVN 22nd Division defense of Kon Tum against the NVA 2nd, 3rd and 320th Divisions
Operation Eastertide (Quảng Trị)[1] 1 Apr – 16 Sep 72 ARVN 3rd Division reinforced by the ARVN 1st Division, VNMC and ARVN Airborne Division defense and counteroffensive against the NVA 304th, 308th, 312th, 320th, 324B and 325th Divisions in Quảng Trị Province
Operation Eichelberger Black[1] 20 Mar – 30 Apr 70 1st and 2nd Brigades, 4th Infantry Division operation in Bình Định Province
Operation Elanora[1] 19 – 23 Jun 70 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and B Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment reconnaissance in force in Phước Tuy Province
Operation Elk Canyon I[134] 12 Jul – 26 Aug 70 196th Infantry Brigade search and clear operation near Kham Duc in Quảng Trị Province
Operation Elk Canyon II[134] 27 Aug – 29 Sep 70 196th Infantry Brigade search and clear operation near Kham Duc in Quảng Trị Province
Operation Ellis Ravine[1] 7 – 15 Apr 69 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division clear and search operation in the Ba Long Valley, Quảng Trị Province
Operation Emporia I[4] 21 Jul – 2 Aug 67 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment land clearing operation along Route 20 from Gia Tan to the La Nga River ambushed by the VC 275th Regiment and the 1st Battalion of the Dong Hai Regiment 96 14
Operation Emporia II[4] 3 – 18 Aug 67 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 919th Engineer Company and 52nd ARVN Ranger Battalion land clearing operation along Route 20 from the La Nga River to the boundary of Long Khánh Province 96 14
Operation Emporia IV[4] 1 – 15 Sep 67 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment security operation for engineering teams on Route 2
Operation End Sweep Jul 73 US Navy demining of Haiphong Harbour, mined as part of Operation Pocket Money
Operation Enhance Plus[135] Jun 72 US resupply of military equipment and consumables to South Vietnam
Operation Enterprise[136] 13 Feb 67 – 11 Mar 68 9th Infantry Division operation in Long An Province 2,107 51
Operation Essex[1] 6 – 17 Nov 67 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation Esso[137] Jun – Jul 69 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment security operations in Đất Đỏ District 7

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Operation Name Date Duration Description – location – Units VCNVA KIA's Allied KIA's
Operation Fargo II[138] 1 – 22 Jan 68 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment operation to engage the VC 271st, 272nd and 273rd Regiments, open Route 13 from An Loc to Loc Ninh and prevent infiltration from Cambodia 2 2
Operation Farm Gate Oct 61 – Aug 64 USAF 4400th Combat Crew Training Squadron covert air support operations in South Vietnam
Operation Farragut[1][139] 26 Jan – 23 Mar 67 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division search and destroy operation in Bình Thuận, Ninh Thuận and Lâm Đồng Provinces 115 15
Operation Fayette Canyon[140] 15 Dec 68 – 28 Feb 69 196th Infantry Brigade clear and search operation in Quảng Nam Province 322 72
Operation Federal[141] 17 Feb – 2 Apr 69 9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and 4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment/Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (ANZAC) security operation in Biên Hòa Province
Operation Federal Overlander[142] 10 Mar – 8 Apr 69 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment reconnaissance in force east of Long Binh base 2
Operation Feline[1] 7 – 8 Dec 65 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment search and destroy operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation Finney Hill[1][143] 1 Mar – 1 Jul 71 11th Infantry Brigade and 198th Infantry Brigade operation in Quảng Ngãi Province 781 93
Operation Finschhafen[1] 9 Mar – 7 Apr 70 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment reconnaissance and ambush operation east of Nui Dat in Phước Tuy Province
Operation Fish Hook I[1] 10 – 14 Dec 65 2/1 Cavalry search and destroy operation in Bình Định Province
Operation Fish Hook II[1] 14 – 16 Dec 65 2/1 Cavalry search and destroy operation in Bình Định Province
Operation Fitchburg[144] 5 – 9 Jan 67 196th Light Infantry Brigade search and destroy operation in the Ho Bo Woods in Tây Ninh Province to position a blocking force for Operation Cedar Falls
Operation Flaming Dart[145] 7 – 24 Feb 65 Phase I (February 7): USAF reprisal bombing attacks against NVA units and military barracks near Đồng Hới and the Demilitarized Zone.[146] Phase II (February 11): USAF and VNAF strike the Chanh Hoa and Vit Thu Lu barracks, respectively, in North Vietnam[147] 8
Operation Flip Flop[1] 15 Oct 65 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment search and destroy and security operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation Fly Low[1] 16 Oct 65 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment search and destroy operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation Flying Finn[1] 5 – 8 Jan 70 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment operation against the 2nd Battalion, NVA 95C Regiment in Tây Ninh Province
Operation Footboy[1] 65–72 MACVSOG covert operations in North Vietnam and North Vietnamese waters for the purpose of collecting intelligence, conducting psychological warfare operations, and other activities to create dissension among the populace, and for diversion of North Vietnamese resources
Operation Ford[148] 14 – 20 Mar 68 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines and 1st Battalion, 1st Marines sweep of the Phu Thu Peninsula east of Phu Bai to engage the Vietcong 804th Main Force Battalion 145 14
Operation Formation Leader[1] 17 – 24 Oct 67 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines amphibious and heliborne search and destroy operation on the coastal region east of Route 1 in Thừa Thiên Province
Operation Forrest[1][149] 23 Nov 67 – 5 Jan 68 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and 3rd Cavalry Regiment rice denial operation in the main rice-growing regions to the west, east and southeast of the Nui Dat base
Operation Forsythe Grove[1] 30 Jun – 3 Jul 69 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines and 1st Battalion, 7th Marines clear and search operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation Fort Wayne[1] 1–4 May 67 173rd Airborne Brigade search and destroy operation in Long Khánh Province
Operation Fortress Ridge[150] 21 – 24 Dec 67 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines operation on the beach area of Gio Linh District, 7 km south of the DMZ 10 10
Operation Fortress Sentry[1][151] 17 Sep 67 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines amphibious and heliborne search and destroy operation in Quảng Trị Province
Operation Foster[1] 13 – 30 Nov 67 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 11th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Nam Province
Operation Frag Order 12-65[1] 7 – 11 Aug 65 173rd Airborne Brigade and 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment search and destroy operation in Phước Thành Province
Operation Frag Order 15-65[1] 7 – 11 Aug 65 173rd Airborne Brigade and 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment search and destroy operation in Biên Hòa Province
Operation Francis Marion[152] 5 Apr – 12 Oct 67 1st and 2nd Brigades, 4th Infantry Division and 173rd Airborne Brigade operation against the NVA 1st and 10th Divisions in western highlands of Pleiku Province 1,203
Operation Fredenhall Gold[1] 18–30 May 70 4th Infantry Division security operation in Pleiku Province
Operation Frederick Hill[1][153] 18 Mar 69 – 28 Feb 71 196th Infantry Brigade and ARVN 5th Regiment clear and search operation in Quang Tin and Quảng Ngãi Provinces 7,524 600
Operation Freedom Deal 19 May 70 – 15 August 73 Seventh Air Force interdiction and close air support campaign waged in Cambodia in support of the FANK against the NVA and Khmer Rouges
Operation Freedom Train 5 Apr – 10 May 72 Initial US bombing campaign in response to the NVA Easter Offensive, later superseded by Operation Linebacker
Operation Fremont[1] 10 Jul – 31 Oct 67 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 26th Marines search and destroy operation in Quảng Trị and Thừa Thiên Provinces
Operation Fresh Start[1] 29 Jan – 30 Apr 70 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment land clearing operation along Route 246 in Tây Ninh Province
Operation Frisk I[1] 11 Dec 65 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment search and destroy operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation Frisk II[1] 17 Dec 65 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment reconnaissance operation in Bình Dương Province
Operation Fulton[1] 17 Dec 65 1st Cavalry Division search and destroy operation in Khánh Hòa, Tuyen Doc and Ninh Thuận Provinces
Operation Fulton Square[154] 22 Oct 69 – 18 Jan 70 1st Marine Division, 101st Airborne Division, 5th Infantry Division operation in Quảng Trị Province 384

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