196th LIB Related Links


196th Light Infantry Brigade Association

Americal Division Veterans Association

C 3/21 The Charlie Tigers. Neil Powers created this site to honor his father and those he served with, Company C 3/21 Infantry 196th LIB Americal Division.

Gimlet Association 21st Infantry Regiment. This site was created by R. Mitch Mitchell, President of the Gimlet Association. The association promotes Gimlet Brotherhood and Camaraderie by reuniting and honoring all Gimlets, past and present, honoring fallen comrades for the sacrifices they made, working together to preserve the proud heritage and all the rich traditions of the 21st Infantry Regiment (Gimlet).

31st Infantry Regiment - Polar Bears

F Troop 8th Cavalry Vietnam Veterans Association

F Troop 17th Cav. Troop F, 17th Cavalry was reconstituted on 15 September 1965 as a brigade reconnaissance troop, assigned to the 196th Light Infantry Brigade (LIB) and activated at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. Troop F arrived in Vietnam on 26 August 1966 with the 196th LIB which was attached to the 25th Infantry Division as its fourth maneuver brigade and based at Tay Ninh. The 196th including Troop F participated with the 25th Infantry Division in some of the largest operations of the Vietnam War including Attleboro, Cedar Falls and Junction City with Troop F conducting reconnaissance and security missions throughout the brigade's areas of operations. In late April and early May 1967 the 196th was sent north to Task Force Oregon (later redesignated Americal Division) and initially stationed at Chu Lai in Military Region 1. From 1967 to 1972 Troop F distinguished itself in the conduct cavalry operations in support of 196th Brigade elements operating in the areas of Chu Lai Tam Ky, Hoi An and Da Nang. Troop F received four awards of the Republic of Vietnam's Cross of Gallantry with Palm and received campaign participation credit for fourteen Vietnam campaigns. Troop F was the last ground cavalry troop to leave Vietnam departing on 31 March 1972 and then was inactivated. On 16 November 2005 Troop F was reorganized, redesignated and activated as HHT, 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment (squadron organic elements constituted and activated) at Wheeler Army Air Field, Hawaii and assigned to the Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division as an OH58 attack helicopter squadron.

Company C 2/1 196th Light Infantry Brigade Americal Division LZ Ross, LZ Baldy, LZ Hawk Hill July 15, 1966 through June 29, 1972

175th Combat Engineers

This site is dedicated to the men and dogs who served with the 48th Scout Dog Platoon from 11 January 1967 through 30 March 1972

Vietnam War Links


The Virtual Wall Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington DC honors the fallen of the Vietnam War.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall USA website is dedicated to honoring those who died in the Vietnam War.

On Veterans Day 1996, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund unveiled a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., designed to travel to communities throughout the United States.


Military Links

Military Personnel Records

The National Personnel Records Center, Military Personnel Records (NPRC-MPR) is the repository of millions of military personnel, health, and medical records of discharged and deceased veterans of all services during the 20th century.


VIETNAM VETERANS FOR ACADEMIC REFORM (V.V.A.R.)

Leonard Magruder is founder and president of Vietnam Veterans for Academic Reform, a national organization with a student auxiliary at the University of Kansas. Mr. Magruder started V V A R in 1982 after resigning as Professor of Psychology at Suffolk College, N.Y., to protest poor treatment of veterans by the anti-war protestors, and has worked with Vietnam veterans ever since on a variety of events and media projects. See Vietnam and the Media for a history of the movement. He served as National Coordinator for the largest Vietnam symposium held to date, at Stony Brook University in 1986. Mr. Magruder produced the documentary, How the Campus Lied About Vietnam, consisting of interviews with Vietnam Vets, which is in use at a number of universities.