18th CORPS AVIATION COMPANY HISTORY CONTINUED AS CAC
The 18th Aviation Company was formally re-activated on 1 June 1971 as Delta Regional Assistance Command Corps Aviation Company, provisional 'DRAC-CAC'.
The Provisional status was removed on 15th August 1971, and was re-designated as the 18th Aviation Company (corps).
The On March 2nd I972, unit was relieved from 13th CAB control and assigned directly to 164th CAG as a separate unit.
The 18th CAC (Corps Aviation Company) was the largest Aviation Company in Vietnam, as well as the US Army. It consisted of over 50 aircraft plus 500 officers and enlisted men.
A part of the unit was assigned to carry Vietnamese Generals and their staffs. In addition, operations were undertaken in Aircraft recovery, reconnaissance, and surveillance missions.
The main aircraft used by the 18th CAC were UH-IB,C,D and,H AH-1G, OH-6A, and CH47 - A, B, and Cs.
Below are the known members of the 18th CAC Black person known, Blue person unknown, Red person deceased
12. Del Pazzo
25. Love, Alan
26. Lyle, Hal
37. Thorp, Douglas L.
Chapter 6 contains the names of all personnel assigned to the 18th Aviation Company, 163rd Medical Detachment, 256th Transportation Detachment.
Members of the 18th CAC are listed below
CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT
Consolidation I (30 November 1971 - 1 December 1971)
Consolidation II (1 December 1971 - 29 March 1972)
Vietnam Cease-Fire (30 March 1972 - 28 January 1973)