Search museum. Home Air Assault A. Units 20th A. A 79th A. A F Battery th A. A Company D Company rd A. A Company 10th C. Buffalo C. Capital C. Delta C. Phantom C. A gaggle of slicks leaving an LV near An Loch with the gun ships standing by. Image courtesy 173rd Assault Helicopter Company Mike Rollins th Trans Det. Entrance to the rd Company Area which was dubbed Sherwood Forest because of the rd 173rd Assault Helicopter Company nickname. A still from a 8mm home movie clip taken in or The slicks used the Robinhood designation and the gun ships used Crossbow hence the Robinhood hat and crossbow on the patch.

This picture was scanned out of book about the war by one of my fellow ex-Robinhoods. I don't have any information regarding the operation or year. We built the flight line, parking pads and parallel 173rd Assault Helicopter Company from scratch after arriving in Lai Khe in Feb The engineers would grade and level a section during the day and we would hand lay the PSP at night.

As I remember it, it took several weeks to finish. I don't remeber how long the runway was but we were resupplied by C's and C's that used it until the weight started to break up the PSP causing a series of main gear tire blowouts.

Army 173rd Aviation Company (AHC) Army Veteran Locator

The 173rd supported elements of the 1st, 9th and 25th Infantry Divisions in the III Corps, in the Tactical Zone north of Saigon. The 173rd Aviation Company underwent a name change and became the 173rd Assault Helicopter Company and operated as an element of Airmobile. The 173rd AHC served from 1966 to 1972 when the unit stood-down.…

173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team - Wikipedia

Casper platoon was part of the HHC 173rd Airborne Brigade and its members wore the brigade patch. The attached Assault Helicopter Company, the 335th AHC, the "Cowboys", deployed with the brigade all over Vietnam into mid-1968 and comprised the Airmobile capability along with the Caspers.Branch: United States Army…

173rd AHC - YouTube

Jul 23, 2008 · huey180 send me this pictures and help me whit this video. This is some pictures from the 173rd AHC in Danang , and they flew support for the 196thAuthor: Bullen934…

173rd Assault Helicopter Company Photo and Video ...

Oct 16, 2011 · 173rd Assault Helicopter Company Photo and Video - posted in MILITARY AIRCRAFT & AVIATION: The first is my unit turning final in a pickup zone in Vietnam in III Corps Vietnam in 1966. You can tell it is a "pickup" zone because most of the door guns fired by the crew chief (right side) or door gunner (left side) are in the down position. The crew chief side was mandated by the location of the ...…

173rd Assault Helicopter Company ''Robinhood Patch

173rd Assault Helicopter Company - "Robinhood" Patch - The 173 rd Aviation Company was activated on 26 January 1966 and deployed to Vietnam in March 1966. The 173 rd were assigned to the 1 st Aviation Bridge 's 11 th Combat Aviation Battalion at Phu Loi and made their based at Lai Khe. The 173 rd supported elements of the 1 st, 9 th and 25 th Infantry Divisions in the III Corps, Tactical Zone ...…