Combined US/RAN Force Known as the EMU Unit (Experimental Military Unit)
1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975;
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The combined US/RAN force became known as the EMU Unit (Experimental Military Unit). Their motto, coined very early in their partnership, was ‘Get the bloody job done’. [Image courtesy of John Sitkei] The first RANHFV contingent arrived in Vietnam on 16 October 1967. The contingent contained twenty-four technical sailors and six support staff including a cook, steward, writer (clerk) and a medic. As well as eight pilots, four observers and four air-crewmen.
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