The 12th Regiment was the only regiment to send 5 units to Vietnam
The 12th Infantry Regiment was the only regiment to sent five battalions into Vietnam. The 12th Infantry Memorial Monument stands proudly at the National Infantry Museum, Columbus, Georgia and honors all who served in the 12th Regiment, past, present and future. View Monument Dedication photos & 1 short video: - Click Here - To view the entire 1 hr 16 minute cermony, CLICK HERE
Here is a brief data summary of the 12th Regimental battalions that went to Vietnam.
1st Battalion (Infantry)
Arrived 9 August 1966 and departed Vietnam, 7 December 1970. It's previous Station was at Fort Lewis. Authorized Strength: 1966, 769; 1968, 971; 1970, 920.
1st Battalion, 12th Infantry was part of the 4th Infantry Division.
2nd Battalion (Infantry)
Arrived 9 October 1966 and departed Vietnam, 16 April 1971. It's previous Station was at Fort Lewis. Authorized Strength:1968, 971; 1970, 920.
2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry was part of the 25th Infantry Division.