101 airborne combat patch
History of the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam.
1st Sgt. Brander writes an email to his men which gives a brief history of the
101st Airborne Division.
1967 Map of Vietnam
Those of us who joined the 101st Airborne Division at Ft Campbell are very proud to have
carried on the
airborne traditions started in WWII.

In Vietnam the "Screaming Eagle" transformed from an elite unit of paratroopers to a
battle harden unit of airmobile solders. The transformation included several name

On July 1, 1968, the division  was redesignated the 101st Air Cavalry Division a name
change that lasted 11 weeks.

It finally becoming known as the 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile) and lost its jump
status. Those of us from Fort Campbell continued to collect jump pay.
Airlift from Fort Campbell to South Vietnam.
Division Commander - Major General Olinto Mark Barsant
July 1967 - July 1968
101st Airborne Division
Screaming Eagles
Vietnam 1967 - 1968
Division action history for Vietnam 1968