What helicopters did they fly in Vietnam?

What were the small helicopters used in Vietnam?

Air cavalry, airmobile helicopter formations widely used by the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War (1954–75) to locate and assault enemy ground forces and transport U.S. troops into battle.

Did the Air Force fly helicopters in Vietnam?

The air force flew 5.25 million deployments during the Vietnam War, losing 2,251 total aircraft, including over 100 helicopters. Additional losses occurred during scouting missions conducted by the army and marines.

How many helicopters were left behind in Vietnam?

In total, the United States military lost in Vietnam almost 10,000 aircraft, helicopters and UAVs (3,744 planes, 5,607 helicopters and 578 UAVs ).

What was the average age of a soldier in Vietnam?

Fact: Assuming KIAs accurately represented age groups serving in Vietnam, the average age of an infantryman (MOS 11B) serving in Vietnam to be 19 years old is a myth, it is actually 22. None of the enlisted grades have an average age of less than 20. The average man who fought in World War II was 26 years of age.

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