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A Finding Aid to Records Relating to American Prisoners of War and Missing in Action from the Vietnam War Era, 1960-1994

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Appendix F: 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Organizations for Which Records are Available

[For more information about the records described in Appendix F, contact the Textual Archives Services Division, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740. Telephone: 301-837-3510 Email: Contact NARA]

    Assistant Chief of Staff, S-1 (Personnel)
    Headquarters and Headquarters Staff
    Adjutant General
    Judge Advocate General
    Surgeon
    Comptroller
    Assistant Chief of Staff, S-2 (Intelligence)
    Assistant Chief of Staff, S-3 (Plans and Operations)
    Assistant Chief of Staff, S-4 (Logistics)
    Assistant Chief of Staff, S-5 (Civil Affairs)
    Engineer Officer
    Signal Officer
    MACV Recondo School
    Joint Combined Coordination Detachment
    Company A
    Company B
    Company C
    Company D
    Company E
    1st Mobile Strike Force
    3rd Mobile Strike Force
    4th Mobile Strike Force
    5th Mobile Strike Force Command
    Mobile Strike Force Companies (7 MSF companies, the 22d, 23rd, 36th, 221st, 223rd, 233rd, and 261st)
    "C" Detachments
    "B" Detachments (see List of "B" Detachments)
    "A" Detachments (see List of "A" Detachments)
    Vietnamese Special Force Detachments
    21st Military History Detachment Records of the 5th Special Forces Group

"A" Detachments of the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) for Which Records are Available

Detachment Date
1 1964
2 1962-65
3 1962-64
4 1964-65
5 1963-64
6 1963-64
7 1964
8 1963-64
9 1964
15 1962-63
16 1962-63
18 1963
20 1963
22 1963
23 1963
25 1963
26 1962-63
27 1963
29 1963
30 1963
31 1963
34 1963-64
35 1963
36 1963
75 1964
76 1964
77 1964
78 1964
100 1966-67
101 1962-70
102 1964-70
103 1964-70
104 1963-70
105 1963-70
106 1965-70
107 1962-70
108 1965-70
109 1966-70
110 1967
111 1963-67
112 1963-64
113 1962-66
114 1963-65
120 1970
121 1963-65
122 1963-65
123 1963-65
124 1963-64
131 1963-64
132 1963-65
133 1962-65
134 1962-66
211 1964-65
212 1962-70
213 1964-65
214 1962-65
215 1964-65
216 1964-66
217 1965-67
218 1965
219*
*Eagle Flight Detachment
1965-66
221 1963-66
222 1963-69
223 1962-69
224 1964-68
226 1965-67
227 1965-67
228 1965-68
231 1964-70
232 1963-66
233 1963-70
234 1964-70
235 1965-70
236 1965-70
237 1965-67
238 1966-70
239 1966-70
241 1966-70
242 1965-70
243 1965-70
244 1964-70
245 1966-70
246 1966-70
251 1966-70
252 1964-69
253 1964-70
254 1964-66
255 1965-70
301 1964-70
302 1965-67
303 1964-67
304 1965-67
311 1963-66
312 1963-67
313 1963-65
314 1963-65
321 1963-70
322 1964-70
323 1963-70
324 1964-68
325 1965-70
326 1964-70
331 1962-70
332 1962-70
333 1962-70
334 1962-70
341 1965-70
342 1965-70
343 1966-70
344 1968-70
351 1967-68
352 1966-68
353 1966-67
401 1962-70
402 1967-70
403 1967-70
404 1968-70
405 1969-70
411 1962-68
412 1963-68
413 1963-70
414 1963-70
415 1965-70
416 1965-70
421 1963-70
422 1964-67
423 1963-67
424 1963-67
425 1964-67
426 1964-67
427 1965-67
428 1965-67
429 1966-67
430 1966-67
431 1962-70
432 1963-70
433 1963-70
434 1963-65
441 1967-68
442 1964-70
501 1965-66
502 1965-70
503 1966-68
601 1963-71
726 1962-69
730 1964
731 1963
733 1964
734 1964
735 1962-64
736 1963-64
749 1963-64
750 1963
751 1963-64
752 1963-64


"B" Detachments of the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) for Which Records are Available

Detachment Dates
1 1962-64
7 1962-63
11 1966-70
13 1964-65
16 1969-70
20 1968-70
21 1965-70
22 1965-68
23 1964-70
24 1964-70
25 1966
31 1965-67
32 1964-70
33 1965-70
34 1965-70
35 1966-68
36 (Rapid Fire) 1967-70
40 1967-70
41 1965-70
42 1965-70
43 1965-70
44 1967-68
50 (Omega) 1965-67
51 1957-70
52 (Delta) 1964-70
55 (5th MSFC) 1969-70
56 (Sigma) 1966-67
57 (Gamma) 1969
120 1962-64
130 1963-65
210 1962-65
220 1963-64
230 1962-63
330 1964
410 1963-64

Note: Compiled by Charles E. Schamel. Published by the National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC, 1996.

Web version prepared 1999. Additions and changes incorporated in the Web version are between brackets [] and in italics.

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