The operation to move the 101st Airborne Division from Fort Campbell to South Vietnam,
codenamed Operation Eagle Thrust, was the largest airlift transfer of men and equipment
from the United States to Southeast Asia.
Approximately 10,500 troops and 14,000 pounds of basic combat equipment were flown
over 9,700 miles during a period from November 17 until late December 1967.
C-141 prepares to transport troops to South Vietnam
Fort Campbell, KY
|101st Airborne Division
Vietnam 1967 - 1968