What Are Some Marine Units That Served in Vietnam?


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Some of the Marine units that served in Vietnam include the 9th Marines and the 1st Force Reconnaissance unit. These units participated in some of the most widely recognized theaters of the Vietnam War, including Da Nang, Khe Sanh and Coh Thien.

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Over its four years of combat action in Vietnam, the 9th Marines participated in key strategic campaigns such as Operation Dewey Canyon and Operation Scotland. During its five years of deployment in Vietnam, the 1st Force conducted over 2,200 reconnaissance patrols in support of the 3rd Marine Amphibious Force. After the end of the war, 1st Force was reintegrated with Division Reconnaissance.

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