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3rd Flight Platoon

"Wolf Pack"

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The 3rd Flight Platoon was formed from assets of the 2/171st when the 281st Aviation Company (AML) (-) arrived in Nha Trang. The 2/171st was formed from assets of the 145th and 6th Airlift Platoons. The "Wolf Pack" was the armed platoon and was one of the most effective and lethal armed helicopter platoons in RVN.

The Wolf Pack website, created and maintained by 281st Association Member and former Wolf Pack Platoon Leader, Fred Mentzer, now deceased, has been incorporated into the 281st Association web site. Click here to visit the Wolf Pack pages.