Nha Trang - the Special Force

Reporter/photographer for Green Beret magazine : Robert Noe, [Capt. Ret] Civilian Personnel Officer, 2Lt Hq Co & Spt Bn Hq Co, X0 . William Harvey, E-6: John McElwain, SP4 71M20 : James Oberg, Sgt 73C20 : Ronnie Ham, E-4 72b20 : Philip Kusterer, SSG [MSG, Ret.] 11Z : Mike Manz, SP 4

th Special Forces Company - Vietnam Helicopter Pilots ...

th Special Forces Company did not have its own aviation assets. Aviation support was provided by the 7th Airlift Platoon which organized at Fort Riley, Kansas 1967 as a classified unit designated as P001, later redesigned the 7th Airlift Platoon" (Provisional), call sign "Snow White".

VIETNAM WAR 1968-1969 Photo Gallery by Richard Calmes at ...

My father, William Dale Brown, served in the Motor Pool in Vietnam from December 1968-1969. I believe he was originally attached to the 1st Battalion, 5th Marines. I am not of his location, but I know he was stationed near where the ammo dump exploded. He doesn't recall names any more, but he is incredibly proud of his service.

Special Forces Regimental Honors - SOC

About. The Regimental Honors, Awards and Affiliation Program is intended to recognize those who have contributed to the welfare of the Civil Affairs, Special Forces and Psychological Operations regiments, active or reserve component, as Department of the Army civilians, or in a private capacity.

Vietnam-Era Military Personnel Records | Search ...

Vietnam-Era Military Personnel Records, 1960's - 1970's. The Vietnam-Era Military Personnel Records is a huge archive that holds as many as 4,638,952 records in its massive collection. The records are dated during the 1960s and 1970s and include individuals who served in all branches of the military during this time frame.

What U.S. special forces groups were in the Vietnam War ...

Answer (1 of 4): I had to do some research on this one. I missed the Vietnam War by six years. I know the SEALS and Green berets were there but I didn't know about the others. 1. Fast Patrol Craft Patrol Craft Fast (PCF), also known as Swift Boats, were all-aluminum, 50-foot (15 m) long, shallow...

Photo Gallery - MACVSOG

This photo was taken at FOB 2 and the SOG soldiers are Ed Wolcoff and Doug "Frank" Miller. Frank Miller is a recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, see FRANK MILLER {Please note the dedicated webpage to Frank Miller was done by KIET VAN NGUYEN, the only Vietnamese Navy Cross recipient, who was on the BAT 21 Rescue mission with Thomas R. Norris and awarded the CMOH)}

5th Special Forces Group, Activated 21 Sep 1961, "The ...

The unit reverted back to the simple black flash in 1985 but in March of 2016, in an effort to draw lineage to those veterans from Vietnam, the unit would change back to the Vietnam era beret ...

VIETNAM WAR ERA VETERANS Veterans' rosters, family …

VIETNAM WAR ERA VETERANS . ROLL OF HONOR . We will gather this November 11, 2012 to make public . recognition of those Veterans that served during the . conflicts and crises leading to and including the Vietnam . War. The names listed below are . an accumulation of names we have received from . Veterans' rosters, family members and friends ...

Week of August 22 | Vietnam War Commemoration

American Special Forces suffered more Green Berets killed and wounded in a single attack on August 23, 1968, than any other day in history. More than 100 sappers infiltrated the Special Forces camp situated on the southern coast of Da Nang, killing 16 Green Berets and wounding at least 48 Americans and scores of allied personnel.

Warriors In Their Own Words: SOG's covert operations in ...

The Military Assistance Command — Studies and Observations Group, now better known as SOG, was one of those true dark-arts units that hid dangerous men with dangerous jobs behind a boring name.The missions that these special operators, including a large number of U.S. Army green berets, undertook helped save the lives of infantrymen fighting across Vietnam.

MACV-SOG: A Unit of Modern Forces Living History Group -----

Site Update: Video: Green Berets Vietnam: 23.04.09: Archive footage of Green Berets in Vietnam. Site Update: RT New York Photo Shoot: 20.04.09: Our latest photo shoot is a tribute to John St. Martin and Ed Wolcoff of RT New York. Site Update: Training With the Royal Marines: 12.04.09:

Army - Silver Star - Valor.defense.gov

The sole purpose of the information provided on this website is to publicly recognize those U.S. military members who are recipients of a Medal of Honor, Service Cross, or Silver Star. This information is based on awards reporting made available to the Military Departments.

Vietnam Photography

Capt. William H. Gaylor, commander of Bravo Co., 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, Americal Division, prepares to lead his men into the Hiep Duc Valley, 35 miles south of Danang. His company had already been into the valley that morning and lost one man killed (KIA) and 13 wounded (WIA). Temperatures were well over 100 degrees.

10th SFG (A) History - SOC

The Green Beret was authorized for wear at Bad Tölz by the Group commander, Col. William Ekman, on 17 November 1955, and its usage became group policy. Every soldier in the unit wore a green beret as part of the uniform.

5th Special Forces Group just went old school with their ...

Green Berets instruct Soldiers of C Troop, 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team on vehicle clearing procedures during a joint exercise on …

Vietnam Photography

0413.jpg • add to lightbox. Marine Lt. Pete Hesser drags a mortally wounded Lance Cpl. William Junior "Rock" Roldan, 22, Philadelphia, down from the top Hill 881 N. The Hill was one of several strategically imporant hills surrounding Khe Sahn in western Quang Tri Province in Vietnam's I Corps.

Beware the Con in Uniform, by Diane Dimond | Creators ...

A Green Beret hat costs $17.95. There are some 20 million military veterans in the United States. Nearly all of them are hard-working taxpaying citizens …

A-331 (Loc Ninh)

last name: first name: sfx: rnk: from date: to date: duties: remarks: stat: detachment commander: ezzard: richard d : cpt: 03/24/65: 09/01/65: det co: a5/423: dec ...

U.S. Army Special Forces: The most famous Green Berets ...

He served as a Green Beret combat medic with the rank of Staff Sergeant of the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Barry Sadler later wrote the hit song, "The Ballad of the Green Berets," which spent five weeks atop the Hot 100 chart in 1966. That was enough to put him on the list of the most famous Green Berets in history.

A-102 (A Shau/Tien Phuouc)

A1/324 (Tien Phuoc) 1st SFG(A) LO T-288 dated 11/08/65. DET CO: O'Connor: William H : CPT: 11/12/65: 05/01/66: A1/324 : DET XO: Hyde: Clinton O "Neil"

Special Forces Green Beret A-Team - Google Search

The Green Beret Affair Det. B-41 in Moc Hoa provided air and logistical support. The A414 camp converted to a Vietnamese Army Ranger camp on 31 Aug. 1970 with a company of 315 soldiers. It could be said that it took that many soldiers to replace 12 Green Berets, but that would be an inside joke only appreciated by Special Forces.

Vietnam War Master Resource Guide

Australians in Vietnam Go Austria Occupation Medal Display Recognition and Hardware Go AVAILABILITY OF FREE UNIT AWARD DISPLAY RECOGNITIONS Go Award and Medal Display Cases B-52 & Arc Light Patches Go B-52 Association Go B-52 Bombing video Go B-52 Photos Go B-52 Psywar Leaflet Go B-52 STATS Go B-52D Go B-57 in Vietnam Go B-57B Go B-57C Go B-57s ...

th Special Forces Company - Vietnam Helicopter Pilots ...

William Thompson, 1972, and CPT Bill Bethea in 1973. Some of the other aviators assigned to the 46th Special Forces Aviation Section between March, 1972 and March, 1973 were as follows: CW2 Jerry D Wood, Maintenance Officer, CW2 Robert Whittaker, pilot, CW2 Pete Henry, pilot, CW2 Carroll A. Vaughan, instructor pilot, WO1

5th Special Forces Group (United States) | Military Wiki ...

The 5th Special Forces Group is an active duty United States Army Special Forces (SF) Group that was activated on 21 September 1961, at the height of the Cold War.It is one of the most decorated special operations units in the United States military. The 5th SFG(A) saw extensive action in the Vietnam War.Today, 5th Group is primarily responsible for operations within the CENTCOM area of ...

GREEN BERETS | Special Forces Roll Of Honour

GREEN BERETS - U.S.Army Special Forces. • 1st Special Forces Group - Website of 1st Special Forces Group. Section on KIA/MIA 1956-1974. • 5th SF Group - Website of the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) in Vietnam. • Anthony Yost - Memorial website to MSG Anthony Ray Charles Yost.

Those who died in the Vietnam War whose last names begin ...

PFC WILLIAM GEORGE FELLINGER Jr. COL ALLEN EUGENE FELLOWS. PFC DAVID THOMAS FELLOWS. SP4 ROBERT DAWYNE FELLOWS. SP4 WILLIAM HENRY FELLS. PFC JOHN ARTHUR FELSHAW. PFC JOHN ALFRED FELSHER. PFC DAVID LEVANT FELT. CPL RICHARD WAYNE FELT.

Special Forces A Camp, Vietnam | LooseRounds.com

ENROUTE TO CAI CAI Vietnam was one of the few places Special Forces A-Teams had to operate with constant changing of team members. Unlike most SF missions, in which teams trained together before the mission and completed the mission with a constant team roster, rosters in Vietnam were constantly changing as members arrived in country or returned to the U.S., or other assignment.

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2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment ...

William Yarborough was an Airborne Pioneer, designing the Jump Wings, Parachute suit, and helping with the US Army's 1st Special Forces Regiment's identity – The Green Beret. Once President Kennedy visited the Special Forces, and deemed the then unofficial beret "A symbol of excellence", it became the official headgear of the Special ...

DIANE DIMOND: Beware the con who steals heroes' valor ...

William Hillar of Maryland raked in more than $171,000 by posing as an expert in counterterrorism, drug trafficking and human trafficking and sold …

Vets Angry Over Film About Fraudster Posing as ... - ABC News

Vets Angry Over Film About Fraudster Posing as Fallen Soldier. GI Film Festival defends "Unclaimed" as important film about Vietnam War. Controversial film asks if …

MACV-SOG GREEN BERETS KILLED 50 YEARS AGO

MACV-SOG Green Berets killed in action on the 23rd of August 1968 at FOB 4, I Corps, Vietnam. No memorial service was ever held for them in Vietnam since the unit and its activities was classi‡ed as Top Secret. The Special Operations Association at its annual reunion, SOAR XLII, will hold a Memorial Breakfast on Wednesday October 17, 2018

A-502 (Nha Trang Security Forces)

DETACHMENT COMMANDER: Day: Kenneth J : CPT: 01/01/65: 12/26/65: DET CO : Cincotti: Joseph G : CPT: 11/26/65: 04/01/66: DET CO : Johnson: Dean B : CPT: 06/01/66: 10/24/66

Special Forces Camps in Vietnam 1961–70 - Osprey Publishing

In 1961 US Special Forces units began entering remote areas of Vietnam dominated by the Viet Cong. Their task was to organize local defense and strike forces aimed at stopping the enemy from gaining further control of such areas. The Green Berets set up fortified camps from which indigenous troops defended local villages and attacked and harassed the enemy. How these camps were constructed ...

CIA and Operation Phoenix in Vietnam - Serendipity

J. (1992), A Murder in Wartime, 360-1. Vietnam, 66-73 Phoenix op from 1/68 thru 5/71, CORDS reported 20,857 VCI killed. Gvt of VN reported 40,994 from 8/68 thru mid 71. Per cord statistics 12.4% Deaths could be attributed to Phoenix ops. Kenneth osborn of program said Phoenix became a depersonalized murder program.

Special Forces Vietnam High Resolution Stock Photography ...

Green Berets assigned to 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) stand proudly wearing the Vietnam-era flash during the 5th SFG(A) flash changeover ceremony at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, March 23, 2016. During the ceremony, 5th SFG(A) reinstated the Vietnam-era flash, adding a diagonal yellow stripe with three red stripes to the existing black and ...