Barnwell in Barnwell County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
“The Jeﬀerson Airplane”
The US Army infantry units transported were the 173rd Airborne Brigade, 101 st Airborne Division, 1st Cavalry Division, 4th Infantry Division, 198th Light Infantry Brigade, 199th Light Infantry Brigrade, 5th Special Forces, and The United States Marine Corp.
Areas of Operations included Pleiku, The Central Highlands, Dak To, Ben Het, Kontum, Ban Me Thuot, An Khe and the entire II Corps. This included the coastal region to the jungle plateau region near the Cambodian border. II Corps consisted of the coastal areas, farmland, plains, and humid triple canopy jungle and high mountains that had been strongholds of the communists for years.
Erected 2005 by The Vietnam Veterans of America Salkehatchie Chapter 828 of Barnwell, SC.
Location. 33° 15.582′ N, 81° 22.693′ W. Marker is in Barnwell, South Carolina, in Barnwell County. Marker is on Ellington Street (U.S. 278), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located South of Airport Road, at the Barnwell County Airport,
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barnwell School District #45 KIA Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Barnwell Army Airfield (within shouting distance of this marker); Red Hill At Turkey Creek (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fuller Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bethlehem Baptist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Barnwell Baptist Church Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Calhoun Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); To the Veterans of All The Wars (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barnwell.
Regarding "The Jefferson Airplane". US Army UH-1H Helicopter # 17338 Contributers
SC National Guard, Edgefield, SC
US Army, Fort Rucker, Alabama
Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 828, Barnwell, SC
Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 780, Charleston, SC,
Also see . . .
1. The 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. (Submitted on April 1, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. The 199th Infantry Brigade (Light). (Submitted on April 1, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Air & Space • Military • War, Vietnam •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 1, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 970 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 1, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 6. submitted on April 2, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 7. submitted on December 31, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.