in Vietnam and Southeast Asia
U.S. Air Force
There were only two Special Operations
squadrons doing any direct support of US Army units.
Those were the 20th Helicopter Sq, later renamed the
20th Special Operations Squadron, and the 21st Helicopter
Sq, also renamed the 21st Special Operations Squadron.
The 20th does not yet have a web page for the Vietnam
The 20th had a detachment working out of Ban Me Thout,
East Field along with the 155th AHC. They flew the
UH-1F and UH-1P, call sign "Green Hornet". Other detachments
worked in various places in South Vietnam until the
CH-3's were moved to Udorn, Thailand to support operations
Henthorn's Vietnam Vet Page! - 20th SOS