AK:  AK-47 assault rifle

AO: Airial Observer

ARTY: Artillery

ARVN: Army of Republic of Vietnam

B-40: Rocket Propelled Grenade

BOO-COO:  Many or large

CAN COUC: Identification card

CHIEU HOI: Surrender

CP:  Command Post

CONUS: Continental United States


EOD: Explosive Ordinance Disposal

FAM: Familiarization Fire

FDC: Fire Direction Center

FLC: Force Logistics Command

FO: Forward Observer

GRUNTS: Infantry

GUNNY: Gunnery Sergeant

HARDBACK: A plywood hooch

HOOCH: Dwelling or house

ITR: Infantry Training Regiment

KIA: Killed in Action

LAI DAY: Come here

LP: Listening Post

LZ: Helicopter Landing Zone

M-16: Standard Marine automatic weapon

MOS: Military Occupation

MULE: Small motorized platform.

OP: Outpost for observation

PAPA SIERRA: Platoon Sergeant

POGUE:  Marines assigned to rear areas

PCH: Pacific Coast Highway

PMI: Primary Marksmanship Instructor

R & R: Rest and relaxation (One week vacation)

SPOOKY: A fixed wing aircraft equipped with Gatling guns.

TEE-TEE:  Very small

THAN CUI:  Charcoal

VILLE: A collection of houses or huts (slang for village)

Grid Map Dai Loc
Grid Map of Dai Loc Sector