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Technical Bulletin ORD 366 Rebuild Standards For Small Arms Material published by the Army in 1953. - This one does not have M1917 Rifle rebuild standards.
ORDNANCE FIELD SERVICE BASE SHOP DATA Manual for the M1917 Rifle published in 1943 by Rock Island Arsenal. - Does not mention punch marks.
ORDNANCE FIELD SERVICE BASE SHOP DATA Manual for the M1903 and M1903A3 rifles published by Rock Island Arsenal in 1943. - Does not mention punch marks.
The HQ & HQ Co, 15th Support Brigade, was the company choosed by the 1st Logistical Command on 26 feb 1967 in Vietnam to Staff the Task Force Oregon Discom at Chu Lai. The TF was activated on 12 april 1967 and the TF HQ arrived in Chu Lai on 18 april 1967.
The TF Oregon Support Command (Prov) was composed of the following units :
HHC 15th Support Bde (GS) (-)
HHC 94th Sup & Svc Bn (DS) (-)
221st Sup & Svc Co
163rd Trans Co (Lt Trk)
3rd Plt, 10th Trans Co (Med Trk)
HQ & Maint Spt Co, 188th Maint Bn
335th Trans Co (DS) (Acft Maint)
Co C, 25th Medical Bn
On 17 october 1967 (when TF Oregon became Americal Division) the 15th Support Bde was deactived.
But I can find the other components of officers’ uniforms without a problem. I should’ve specified this in the post- I can find all the components easily. It’s just for some reason this one material that seems unicorn-like.