6th Battalion, 56th Artillery (HAWK)
Long Bien Today

Long Bien Today

Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 6th Battalion, 56th Artillery (HAWK) was across RT 1 from Long Bien Post, down a long road with a rubber plantation to the back of the battery and Widows Village west of the battery.

B Battery, 6th Battalion, 56th Artillery (HAWK) was located northwest of Long Bien Post, with Widows Village to the north (YT079119).

The batteries withstood all communist offensives, including the Tet offensive. B Battery’s site was renamed Camp Atterbury East, home of Company D (Ranger) 151st Infantry after the 6th Battalion, 56th Artillery (HAWK) deployed north to Chi Lia.

 
 
Long Binh area of the old 24th Evac Hospital
 
 
 
 
 
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