DOYLE, Miles M., (Lt. Colonel)

Call No.: K239.0512-269
IRIS No.: 00904185
IRIS Tape No.: 00904186 & 00904187
Accessibility: OPEN
Pages/Time: 19pp/0:34 (poor audio quality)
Class: U
Date/Location: 16 February 1963/South Vietnam
Interviewers: Joseph W. Grainger

Source: Project CORONA HARVEST Collection
(1961-1963) Oral history interview with Lt. Colonel Miles Doyle, Commander, Detachment 2, 1st Air Commando Group. Topics include origins of commandos (4400th Combat Crew Training Squadron), manning, concept of operations; says mission insurgency, not counterinsurgency; development of tactical air control system, joint operations center; use of forward air controller/ air liaison officer; direct air support of ground troops; training Viets in insurgency operations; munitions used; Farm Gate deployment, mission; support of Swift Strike operations; criticizes command relationships; air commandos not doing job in South Vietnam.