1960's to the 70's, Armor & Mech. Inf. in Europe:

11 ACR. Germany:

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11 ACR. Germany:
The regiment's border surveillance mission was in large the - German-Czech frontier. In 1964, the 11th ACR returned to the United States and then two years later bound for Vietnam. The war in Vietnam soon escalated,and the Black-horse Regiment was slated for an assignment to Southeast Asia,11 March 1966. The regiment began specialized training for combat in a counterinsurgency environment. and jungle fighting, several modifications were made to the organization and there equipment (MTOE) the emphasis was on the use of the M113 armored personnel carriers with the ACAV kits. this introduced Two M-60 machine guns with protective gun shield 's to the flanks of the vehicle, and a circular armor plate cupola structure and gun shield for the commander's .50 caliber machine gun. The GI's coined the APC' ACAV's, During the draw-down of U.S. forces in Vietnam in early 1972, the 11th ACR was inactivated in stages, 1st the (Air Troop inactivated 20 March 1972 then 2nd Squadron inactivated 6 April 1972 also in Vietnam.
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