Brief History Served in Vung Tau, South Vietnam from 1 Apr 1966 to 16 Oct 1971. The role of 1 ALSG was to command logistic support units. HQ also commanded seven detachments of logistic support elements with a total strength of 149. Upon the establishment of the 1st Australian Task Force at Nui Dat on 1 April 1966, 1 ALSG was raised at Vung Tau. HQ 1 ALSG then commanded 19 units and sub-units, with a total strength of 1015, Units under command provided logistic support to all Australian forces in South Vietnan, including the RAAF and RAN.