By Philip Katcher
Uniformed volunteer devices have been raised by means of participants, frequently from an area's social élite who had adequate spare time and money to spend on such enthusiasms. They voted on their unit designation, their officials and non-commissioned officials, their unit ideas, and their uniform. Many destiny leaders discovered their talents in those ranks, and volunteer armed forces devices shaped the center of many scuffling with devices on each side of the Mason-Dixon line. With the aid of various photos and illustrations, together with 8 complete web page color plates through Ron Volstad, Philip Katcher does a good activity of detailing the uniforms of the volunteer defense force of the yank Civil conflict (1861-1865).
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5 Combined Action Force The Combined Action Program's basic working unit was the Combined Action Platoon, consisting of a 13-man Marine rifle squad and a Navy corspman integrated with a platoon of local troops (Popular Forces). Its mission was to help the Vietnamese pacify and protect their own village or hamlet. The concept was based on the belief of helping the Vietnamese help themselves. " ( Photographer: Sgt BEHRENS) 30 Chapter 5: Combined Action Force I st Combined Action Group, Chu Loi Oct 1967 - Sep 1970 PUC IJan-31 Dec68; CAF NUC IAug6S-31 Dec67, IJan69-1 Apr71 MUC 1Oct-31 Dec67 2nd Combined Action Group, Do Nong Oct 1967-May 1971 PUC 17Jul-ISSep67; MUC IJun-31 Dec68 3rd Combined Action Group, Phu Boi Oct 1967 - Sep 1970 PUC 17Jul-1 SSep67; MUC 1Oct-31 Dec67 4th Combined Action Group, Dong Ho Jul 1968 - Jul 1970 MUC 4Jan69-30Ju170 31 6 Reconnaissance DEFENSE DEPT.
S. " (Photographer: SSgt J. A. RIED) 43 10 Motor Transport Battalions 1" MotorTransport Battalion Apr 1966 - Apr 197 1 PUC 29Mar66-15Sep67, 14Sep67-31 Oct68 DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (MARINE CORPS) 3rd MarDiv,Vietnam, 28Nov67 (Photographer: LCpl BROWN) "A truck convoy ofthe 1st Battalion,Third Marines, moves out of Dong Ho to Con Thien on Operation 'Newton'," 44 Chapter 10: Motor Transport Battalions 3d MotorTransport Battalion 7th MotorTransport Battalion Jun 1965 - Jul 1969 PUC 23Jun65-15Sep67 May 1965 - Feb 1970 PUC 29Mar66-15Sep67, MUC 15Sep69-20Dec69 9th MotorTransport Battalion I I th Motor Transport Battalion Dec I966 - Apr 7 I PUC 19Jun-15Sep67; MUC 16Sep67-31 Dec68 Jul 1965 - Nov 1969 PUC 14Ju165-15Sep67 45 11 1st and 3rd Tank Battalions & 1st and 3rd Anti-Tank Battalions DEFENSE DEPT.
Tc ~ I I th Engineer Battalion Nov 1966 - Nov 1969 PUC 20Nov66-15Sep67; MUC 5Nov67-27Jan68 I't Bridge Company Aug 1965 - Aug 1970 PUC 15Sep-31 Dec67; MUC IJan-28Feb678 42 3d Bridge Company Oct 1966 - Oct 1969 PUC 5-12Feb68; MUC IJan-28Feb68 Chapter 9: Engineer Battalions and Bridge Companies DEFENSE DEPT. PHOTO (MARINE CORPS) III MAFVietnam Apr68; "U. S. " (Photographer: SSgt J. A. RIED) 43 10 Motor Transport Battalions 1" MotorTransport Battalion Apr 1966 - Apr 197 1 PUC 29Mar66-15Sep67, 14Sep67-31 Oct68 DEFENSE DEPT.