U.S. Naval Logistic Installation Cho Moi (1969-1971)


Cho Moi, a small population center on South Vietnam’s Mekong River, was the site of a naval logistic installation during the Vietnam War.

Cho Moi was chosen for this role by U.S. naval leaders, to interdict Viet Cong and North Vietnamese infiltration into the Mekong Delta from Cambodia. The Cho Moi intermediate support base provided U.S. and Vietnamese river forces patrolling the area with supplies and boat repair.

Once the Vietnamese Navy was prepared to unilaterally handle this task, in 1971, U.S. naval forces withdrew and the base was disestablished.