Definitions for "199th Light Infantry Brigade"
The 199th Infantry Brigade (Light) was a major combat unit of the United States Army serving in the Vietnam War. The brigade was formed at Fort Benning, Georgia in 1966. Nicknamed "the Redcatchers", the 199th LIB was hastily moved to Song Be, Vietnam in December, 1966 to provide an increased U.S. presence in the III Corps Tactical Zone and remained there until its return to Fort Benning in October, 1970, where it was inactivated.