Units Involved

Units Involved with The Battle of Ripcord
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Units Assigned to 3rd Brigade, 101 st Airborne Division, with their rear base at Camp Evans, and normally under the Operational Control of the 3rd Brigade: 

3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry "Rakkasans"

1st Battalion, 506th Infantry "Currahees"

2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry "Currahees"

3rd Brigade Reconnaissance and Security Platoon 

3rd Brigade Aviation Section 

Units sometimes placed temporarily under the Operational Control of the 3rd Brigade On Order of the Division Commander: 

1 st Battalion, 501 st Infantry "Geronimo"

2nd Battalion, 501 st infantry "Drive On"

2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry "Strike Force"

2nd Squadron, 17th Air Cavalry

A Troop, 2nd Squadron, 17th Air Cavalry "Assault" 

B Troop, 2nd Squadron, l]lh Air Cavalry "Banshee" 

C Troop, 2nd Squadron, 1]lh Air Cavalry "Condor" 

Units in support of the 3rd Brigade: 

158th Assault Helicopter Battalion (all companies based at Camp Evans.) 

C Company, 158th Assault Helicopter Battalion "Phoenix" in Direct Support

A Company, 158th Assault Helicopter Battalion "Ghostriders" 

B Company, 158th Assault Helicopter Battalion "Lancers"

D Company, 158th Assault Helicopter Battalion "Redskins" 

101 st Assault Helicopter Battalion

A Company, 101st Assault Helicopter Battalion "Comancheros" 

B Company, 101st Assault Helicopter Battalion "Kingsmen"

C Company, 101 st Assault Helicopter Battalion "Black Widows" 

D Company, 101 st Assault Helicopter Battalion "Hawks"

159th Assault Support Helicopter Battalion "Liftmasters"

A Company, 159th Assault Support Helicopter Battalion "Pachyderms" 

B Company, 159th Assault Support Helicopter Battalion "Varsity"

C Company, 159th Assault Support Helicopter Battalion "Playtex"

2nd Battalion, 319th Field Artillery 105mm in Direct Support

C Company, 4th Battalion, 77th Aerial Rocket Artillery "Griffins" in General Support Reinforcing 2/319th Arty (Based at Camp Evans.)

A Battery, 2nd Battalion, 11th Artillery in General Support Reinforcing 2/319th Arty

A Battery, 1st Battalion, 39th Artillery in General Support Reinforcing Division Arty

A Battery, 2nd battalion 94th Artillery in General Support XXIVth Corps 

3rd Forward Supply and Support Element, 101 st Division Support Command in Direct Support

Support Team, 501 st Signal Battalion in Direct Support 

Support Team, 10pt Military Intelligence Detachment 

3rd Detachment, 265th Radio Research Unit

58th Infantry Platoon (Scout Dog)

United States Air Force Tactical Air Control Party, 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron   

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