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Da Nang Marble Mtn

Last modified: 09 Jan 2019, submitted by: Joker
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Country: Vietnam   

Latitude: 16° 0' 41" N     Longitude: 108° 15' 50" E

Area use / Military Branches: Former HQ XXIV Corps; HQ III MAF; NAVCOMFAC Marble Mtn

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Former Da Nang joint forces base was home to


HQ US Army XXIV Corps, a corps level command in the Vietnam war (1968-1972) first located at Phu Bai until March 1970, when it relocated to Camp Horn, Da Nang. At that time it assumed control of all US ground forces in I Corps Tac Zone, with all remaining Marine units coming under its operational control until their withdrawal.
HQ XXIV Corps controlled:
- 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile); 23rd Infantry Division; 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile); 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized;); 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division; 173rd Airborne Brigade; 196th Infantry Brigade (Light); 108th Artillery Group; III Marine Expeditionary Force; 3rd Marine Amphibious Brigade and Task Force Clearwater (US Navy)

HQ III Marine Amphibious Force (1965-1971) consisting of the 1st Marine Division, 3rd Marine Division and the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing.
III MAF's area of operations was in the northern I Corps Tactical Zone. III MAF participated in the Vietnam War from May 1965 April 1971 operating from Quang Tri, Thua Thien, Quang Nam, Quang Tin, and Quang Ngai. III MAF deployed to Camp Courtney, Okinawa in April 1971

Da Nang Marble Mountain former NAVCOMFAC Callsign "Sea Anchor" 1969-1973

YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WICmTbLQmF4

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