Ripcord Association


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FSB Ripcord Association website

For Survivors, Family, and Friends of 
The Battle of Fire Support Base Ripcord

101st Airborne, Vietnam
March 12 – July 23, 1970 

Firebase Ripcord
After evacuation July 1970
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Important update


2023 Ripcord Reunion
Start  Sunday Oct 22, 2023 thru
Wednesday Oct 25, 2023 
Leave Thursday Oct 26, 2023

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The Battle of Ripcord?
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Table of Contents page
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Ripcord Association group
Check out our group page on Facebook.We now have over 1,000 members.

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The Ripcord Report
Ripcord Association Newsletter


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Latest News and New Posts

Read the latest posts and new additions to our website

Read more ………..     Updated 1/26/23


Newspaper, Media, and website written Articles about Firebase Ripcord
A lot of links to different publications about the veterans and the battle of Fire base Ripcord

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Grand Valley State University
Digital Collections of

Fire Base Ripcord Veterans
Interviews by James Smithers 

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Ripcord members map by State

See how many members live in each State

Read more ………..     Updated 3/8/23

This website is intended to provide information about The Battle of Ripcord in Vietnam, March 12 – July 23, 1970. The soldiers who were involved in this battle, and about The Ripcord Association which was started in 1985. All information, comments and suggestions are appreciated. Please send them to: