Riots and Rebellions

 

1967

May 13

  • Fort Carson - On-base riot .

July 15

  • Fort Dix - Stockade rebellion.

October 3

  • Fort Hood - On-base riot.

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1968

March 6

  • Fort Benning - On-base riot.

April 11 - 12

  • Fort Campbell - On-base riot.

June 14

  • Fort Jackson - Stockade rebellion.

July

  • Long Kanh Province, South Vietnam - Reported fragging.

July 4

  • The Presidio - Stockade rebellion.

July 23

  • Fort Bragg - Stockade rebellion.

August 16

  • DaNang Brig, South Vietnam - Stockade rebellion.

August 18 - 19

  • DaNang Brig, South Vietnam - Stockade rebellion.

August 29 - 30

  • Long Binh Jail, South Vietnam - Stockade rebellion.

September

  • Vietnam GI reports that someone cut safety wires and backed off several nuts on one of the hot dog General’s choppers. “Fortunately” , the crew chief discovered “the problem” before the General took off.

October

  • Fort Dix - Stockade rebellion.

November

  • Long Binh Jail, South Vietnam - Stockade rebellion.
  • Fort Ord - Stockade rebellion.
  • Camp Crockett - On-base riot.

November 7

  • Camp Pendelton Brig - Stockade rebellion.

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1969

January 6

  • Camp Pendelton Brig - Stockade rebellion.

January 28

  • South Vietnam (base unknown) - Reported on-base riot.

February 2

  • Fort Hood - Stockade rebellion. 

February 23

  • Duc Hoa, South Vietnam - Reported fragging.

March

  • Fort Bliss - On-base riot.

April 19

  • Camp Pendelton Brig - Stockade rebellion.

May 7

  • Fort Ord - Stockade sit-in.

May 13

  • Fort Carson - Stockade rebellion.

May 20

  • Fort Ord - Stockade - mill-in/mess hall boycott.

May 24

  • South Vietnam - $10,000 reward offered by the survivors of Hamburger Hill for the successful fragging of their commanding officer Lt. Col. Weldon Honeycutt.

June

  • Fort Leonard Wood - Stockade rebellion.

June 5

  • Fort Dix - Stockade rebellion.

June 14

  • Fort Jackson - Stockade rebellion.

June 22

  • Fort Riley - Stockade rebellion.
  • Camp Pendelton Brig - Stockade rebellion.

July 11

  • Camp Lejeune - On-base riot.

July 20

  • Camp Lejeune - On-base riot.

July 21

  • Memphis NAS - On-base riot.
  • Fort Riley - Stockade rebellion.

August 11

  • Fort Bragg - On-base riot.

August 17

  • Camp Pendelton Brig - Stockade rebellion.

September 8

  • Fort Lewis Stockade - Sit-down strike.

September 14

  • Camp Pendelton Brig - Stockade rebellion.

November 5

  • Fort Dix SPD - Mes-hall boycott.

November 13

  • Fort Knox - Sick-call.

December 12

  • Fort Riley - Stockade rebellion.

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1970

January

  • Fort Carson - Sick-call.

January 28

  • Great Lakes Naval Training Center - On-base riot.

March 2

  • Mannheim Brig - Stockade rebellion.

March 13

  • Mannheim Brig - Stockade rebellion.

April

  • Stanford University - ROTC building damaged by fire.
  • Fort Polk - Stockade rebellion.

April 9

  • Berkeley - Anti-ROTC demonstration turns into riot.

April 15

  • Fort Carson - Sick call.
  • Fort Dix SPD - Sick call.
  • Fort Lewis - Messhall boycott.
  • Fort McLellan - Messhall boycott.
  • Fort McClellan - Sick call.

May 20

  • Camp Humphries, South Korea - Attempted fragging. An American guard and three South Koreans were injured, helicopter badly damaged.

May 26

  • USS Richard B. Anderson - Sabotage.

May 30

  • Ponchon, South Korea - On-base riot.

June

  • Mannheim - On-base riot
  • MCRD San Diego - On-base riot.
  • Oakland - Attempted fragging.

July 4

  • Iwakuni MCAS - Stockade rebellion.

July 24

  • Camp Pendelton - Armory broken into, 9 M-16s, grenade launcher and .45 pistol stolen.

July 25

  • Camp McCoy - Western Electric transformer and the central telephone exchange bombed.

July 26

  • Fort Hood - Stockade rebellion.

July 27

  • Fort Scott - Outdoor model of a Niki Ajax Missile destroyed in an explosion.
  • Mannheim Stockade - Stockade rebellion.
  • North Beach - Bomb thrown at North Beach MP Station.

July 27

  • Fort Dix - Stockade rebellion.

July 30

  • Fort Carson - On-base riot.

August 6

  • Fort Monmouth - Sabotage.

August 12

  • Camp Pendelton SPD - On-base riot.

August 12 - 13

  • Fort Ord - Stockade rebellion.

August 17

  • Camp Pendelton Brig - Stockade rebellion.

August 20

  • Berlin - Black GIs riot.

September 12

  • Chanute AFB - On-base riot.

September 16

  • Chanute AFB - Messhall boycott.

September 26

  • Fort Carson - Stockade rebellion.

October

  • Alameda NAS - On-base strike.
  • Fort Benning - Stockade rebellion.
  • USS Deeley - Sabotage.

October 27

  • USS Ingram - Sabotage.

November 10

  • Iwakuni MCAS - On-base riot.

December

  • Kadena AFB - On-base riot.

December 20

  • Fort Hood - Stockade rebellion.

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1971

March 15

  • Bien Hoa, South Vietnam - Fragging, 3 officers killed, 1 wounded.

May 11

  • Fort Ord Stockade - Sit-down strike.

May 17

  • Fort Meade - On-baseriot.

May 22 - 25

  • Travis AFB - As a result of racial discrimination and broad anti war sentiment, airmen wage a 3 day uprising . Fighting off MPs and local police reinforcements, they effectively shut down operations at the base.

June 27

  • Fort Ord - In an effort to liberalize it’s public image, the Army sponsors a rock concert on base. The event turns into a major rebellion with thousands of GIs fighting MPs, trashing a Greyhound bus and burning down the drill sergeants headquarters.

July 18

  • Cambrai-Fritsch Caserne, West Germany - On-base riot.

August 6

  • Pittsburgh AFB - On-base riot.

August 9

  • Chanute AFB - On-base riot.

September 25

  • Whiskey Mountain, South Vietnam - On-base rebellion.

October

  • Praline Mountain, South Vietnam - Military Police assault the Praline Mountain signal site in order to protect an officer who had been the target of repeated ‘fragging’ attempts by GIs. The base was occupied for a week before command was restored.

October 26

  • Fort Gordon - Stockade rebellion.

November

  • Augsburg - On-base sit-down strike.

November 6

  • Fort Ord - GIs attempt to steal small plane with intention of flying to Amchitka and stop nuclear test.

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1972

January 1

  • Iwakuni NAS - On-base riot

January 10

  • Camp Lejeune Brig - Sit-down strike.

April 15

  • Fort Devens Stockade - Hunger-strike.

May 7

  • Fort Belvoir Stockade - Sit-in.

July 10

  • USS Forestal - Sabotage.

August 12

  • Stuttgart - 100 GIs battle German police.

October 11

  • Subic Bay - On-base riot .

October 12

  • USS Kittyhawk - On-board riot.

October 16

  • USS Hassayampa - On-board riot.

 

 

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