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1st Signal Brigade
1st Signal Brigade From a satellite in orbit 18,000 miles above the Pacific Ocean to a courier on a dusty Vietnamese road, the 1st Signal Brigade passes the word into, out of and within Southeast Asia. With more than 16,000 men scattered among more than 200 sites in the Republic of Vietnam and Thailand, the stratcom brigade is the largest combat signal unit ever formed and controls the most comprehensive military communications-electronics systems in the history of warfare. Its mission is very simply put: communications. Since its organization on April 1, 1966, the Brigade has fulfilled this mission by planning, engineering, installing, operating, and maintaining both the Southeast Asian portion of the Army's world wide strategic communications system and extensive area communications systems in South Vietnam and Thailand. All communications entering or leaving South Vietnam must pass through facilities operated by the Brigade, which consists of six subordinate signal groups, five in the Republic of Vietnam and one in Thailand. In the more than three years of its existance the 1st Signal team has provided communications of a scope never before achieved in a combat zone. The primary mission has been to "keep the shooters talking." However, during 1970, the Brigade instituted the "Buddies Together" program. Under this Vietnamization program ARVN soldiers are being trained to take over the highly sophisticated communications systems of the Brigade in South Vietnam.

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Members and Veterans of the
1st Signal Brigade United States Army

1st Signal Brigade History

U.S. Army, 1st Signal Brigade - RVN

Welcome to the Internet Home for Veterans of the United States Army, 1st Signal Brigade - Viet Nam.

The Veterans of the Phu Lam Signal Facility

1st Signal Brigade

1st Signal Brigade “Voice of the ROK”
HHC(NO Web Site), 1st Sig Bde

36th Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade
74th Signal Company(NO Web Site)
169th Signal Company(NO Web Site)
293rd Signal Company(NO Web Site)
501st Signal Company(NO Web Site)

41st Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade
201st Signal Company(NO Web Site), 41st Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade
275th Signal Company, 41st Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade
362nd Signal Company, 41st Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade
552nd Signal Company

304th Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade
Headquarters Company(NO Web Site)
A Company(NO Web Site)
B Company(NO Web Site)
C Company(NO Web Site)

307th Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade
Headquarters Company(NO Web Site)
A Company(NO Web Site)
B Company(NO Web Site)
C Company(NO Web Site)
229th Signal (TACSAT) Company(NO Web Site)

1st Signal Brigade Official Home Page

The Phu Lam, Vietnam U.S. Army Communications Base By Josef W. Rokus, Assistant Operations Officer, Phu Lam Signal Battalion, 1967 – 1968

44th Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, Long Binh, Vietnam

550th Signal Company, 39th Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade Deactivated 3/73 Vietnam, Cantho - RVN

The 37th Signal Battalion RVN

Veterans of the 21st Signal Goup Vietnam

362nd Signal Company, RVN

221st Signal Company, Memoirs of a photo Officer in Vietnam

258th Signal Detachment, US Army Vung Tau, Vietnam

Quick Facts About the Vietnam War

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E-mail I have Recieved
  From: dick dettrey dey21@quixnet.net
Sent: Saturday, February 08, 2003 2:40 PM
To: 'alpete53@yahoo.com'
Subject: 41st Sig Bn
To Whom It May Concern:
I was in the 41st Sig Bn when we landed in Vietnam in the spring of 1965. I believe it became a part of the 1st Sig Brigade, later. However, I’m not sure of that. I was in “C” Co. while, there, and spent most of my time at Cam Ranh Bay. I got out of there, bodily intact (mentally is another story) on 29 Jan 66, the date of my ETS, and flew “home” on the Freedom Bird, which was a hell of a lot better than the mode of transportation that took me, there (troopship). At any rate, I have a lot of questions to ask some of the other EMs that were, there, with me. Perhaps, you could supply some helpful information.
Dick Dettrey



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