[RLT] REGIMENTAL LANDING TEAM
[RLT's] Regimental Landing Teams consisted of three Battalion Landing Teams with attached Combat Support elements.
RLT's were numbered by their Regimental designation, as RLT-7, which consisted of the 7th Marine Regiment including all
Consisted of Three Battalions and a Headquarters Company.
[BLT] BATTALION LANDING TEAM
BLT's were numbered, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. They also included their Regimental designation as BLT 1-7 or 1st Battalion, 7th Marines.
Consisted of a Headquarters and Service Company, and four Rifle [lettered] Companies including supporting elements. An attached
artillery battery [105mm Howitzers), a Tank Platoon [M48A1), an Amtrac Platoon [Amphibious Tractor or Track Vehicle LVPT-5, capable of
mounting a Rifle Company], an Anti-armour Platoon [*ONTOS these saw limited action in VietNam].
Consisted of four Rifle Companies [lettered Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, and Delta in the 1st Battalion. Echo, Foxtrot, Golf, and Hotel in
the 2nd Battalion, and India, Kilo, Lima, and Mike in the 3rd Battalion.] Each Battalion also had a Headquarters and Service Company,
which included a Communications Platoon, a M29 81mm Mortar Platoon, a 106mm Recoiless Rifle Platoon, Flame Thrower Section,
Scout Section, Medical Section, Motor Transport Section, Supply and Support Personel [Operations, Intelligence, Civil Affairs etc.].