STATUS REPORT OF THE TASK FORCE SOUTHEAST ASIA; COVERT ANNEX - V

Created: 9/17/1962

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STATUS REPORT OF THE

TASK FORCE SOUTHEAST ASIA

COVERTeptember)

I. NORTH VIETNAM

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air resupply of the reconnaissance and sabotage team is awaiting favorable weather.

II. SOUTH LAOS

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III. SOUTH VIETNAM

A. Unconventional Activities

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A third Catholic Youth Company at Du Tho Camp, Ba Xuyen Province, has been foundedolunteers and began training oneptember The Presidential Survey Office has provided three lieutenants to command three strike companies.

Cung Son Camp, Phu Yen Province, completedepublican youth onoptember. The youth, who came fromillages, all were Issued weapons. C bivouac site southwest of Qui Nhon was discoveredamp patrol and attackedeptember.

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Phi Ha, Binh Thuan Province. Defense Group (CIDG) Classen oneptember; Class No.training oneptember. No.en, commencedphase training oneptember. also completed their training on trike forco raidC

patrol was conductedeptember aboutiles southwest of Phan Thiet. Three VC were killed in action. There were no friendly casualties.

Camp Da Mpoa in the Serienac Valley of Tuyen Due Province is now under construction.efugees of the Koho Tribe began trainingtrike force oneptomber. ispensary has been established. Three Special Forces medics hadatients as ofeptember. An AID American doctor is cooperating in more serious cases.

Camp Dak To, Kontum Province. This carap is also under construction. Communications have been established with Saigon. Special Forces "A" Team is inispensary is being built. ietnamese camp commander has been assigned by the Presidential Survey Office.

Camp Phuoc Thlen, Ninh Thuan Province. Strike Force Company No. 3 men, and Strike Force No. 2,en, completed training- illage defenders began training oneptember.

Caap Thu Due, Gla Dinh Province. As ofersonnel were onpecial assault troops for South Laos ops. aoro troops were undergoingand inpecial teams numbering

en have received demolitions and sabotage training. Due to an expansion of Saigona relocation of Camp Thu Due has beenew site,ilealf north of Thu Due in the direction of Bien Hoa is awaiting approval by President Diem.

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Danang Area Program. Half of Special Forces "A" Team movod to Phu Hoa oneptemberivic action cadre and two strike force companies trained at Hoa Cam. The objective is tho establishment there of an areacomplex.

Patients treated by Special Forces medics during the month of August

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2. Confidential Ministry of the Interior figures concerning strategic hamlet construction list the number of hamlets to be completed by the end2. To attain this total the Ministry is assuming that all hamlets begun in Augustotal) will have been completed satisfactorily.

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