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)}

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The Green Beret Affair: A Factual Review. By Terry McIntosh. Co D, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Det. A-414, Thanh Tri, Mekong Delta, South Vietnam 1968-1969. After serving six months in country Vietnam with Special Forces C and B Teams, I was assigned to A-Team 414 operating in the Ken Tuong Province, Mekong Delta.

The Vietnam War

The most famous of the Special Forces involved in the Vietnam War were the US Green Berets, their original mission being to wage guerilla warfare and organize resistance behind enemy lines. Most of the Green Berets that served in Vietnam belonged to …

Army of the Republic of Vietnam Special Forces - Wikipedia

The Army of the Republic of Vietnam Special Forces (Vietnamese: Lực Lượng Đặc Biệt Quân Lực Việt Nam Cộng Hòa or LLDB) were the elite military units of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN). Following the establishment of the Republic of Vietnam (commonly known as South Vietnam) in October 1955, the Special Forces were formed at Nha Trang in February 1956.

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Me, as a first lieutenant, in mid-1968 with a grease gun at 5th Special Forces Group headquarters in Nha Trang. Going to Group HQs for a few days of meetings or nearby Cam Ranh Bay, was literally much safer than visiting Chicago or NYC today. It was like getting a couple days of vacation, away from all the fighting and shooting.

The Day of the REMF - VIETNAM VETERANS HOME PAGE

In Vietnam, everyone had it better than you. ... I came in contact with many REMFs in both Nha Trang and Cam Ranh Bay. Sometimes, I had to kiss their asses to get what I needed. ... Richard Dalrymple was a full-fledged Green Beret who drew an assignment running the clerks at the SFOB. A Green Beret clerk, I often teased him.

Becoming a Montagnard Brother - SF in Vietnam | SOF News

Whenever our paths crossed, I got inspected, from the folds in my Green Beret to the shine on my Corcoran's. He never said anything, but I knew I was being inspected and I was OK with that. Pioletti left the 10th to become the Group Sergeant Major of the 5th Special Forces Group in Nha Trang, South Vietnam.

Were the Vietnam NVA Sappers superior to the U.S. Green ...

Answer (1 of 4): I followed in my Dads footsteps and ended up in the 5th SF Grp where I spent 15 years-and Dad did three tours with MACSOG in a recon team out of CCN North-he was in the most elite RT's that did recon deep in enemy territory and went on prisoner snatch operations and direct action...

FOREWORD VIETNAM, 50 YEARS LATER

was located some 60-km north in Nha Trang. We had multiple missions—build Camp McDermott, a logistical base; build a Hawk missile site and an Air Force radar system that looked north, all on Hon Tre Island, about 1.5-km off the coast; and keep the roads between Nha …

Vietnam - Special Forces Association Chapter 78

In memoriam of fallen Special Forces members from the Vietnam war.

5th Special Forces Group Headquarters located in Nha …

5th Special Forces Group Headquarters located in Nha Trang, Republic of South Vietnam. It was from this location that Special Forces teams and team members would be dispatched to all parts of the country. A-502 was originally given the responsibility for the internal security of this headquarters and the other buildings within its compound ...

Green Berets in Action: Photos from Vietnam - Now and Past

President John F. Kennedy approved the green beret as part of the Special Forces uniform in 1961, after it was created in 1953. The 10th Special Forces Group was established in June 1952 under the command of Col. Bank. In May 1960, the unit was renamed the 7th Special Forces Group. The Special Forces were formed too late in the Korean War ...

Special Forces History | Green Beret History | Detachment ...

It would become responsible for the security of the entire Nha Trang area. Overnight, the team's AO (Area of Operation) and responsibilities became significantly larger. With the acceptance of its new mission, A-502 would also begin to create its history as the largest Special Forces A-Team ever to exist.

SFOB - specialforcesbooks.com

NHA TRANG, REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM [Products & Services][Registration ... Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) serving with Special Forces ... If you don't have the Green Beret Magazine Reprint, buy it before the stock is sold out!!! Questions or problems regarding this web site should be directed to [email protected] ...

Vietnam TET Offensive 1968 Photo Gallery by Tom Briggs at ...

First Field Force Vietnam ( IFFV ) Nha Trang HQ.Company 54th Signal Battalion Camp John F. Mc Dermott Feb. 1967 - Feb 1968 31e20 Field Radio Repairman APO 96350 allveteransreunion.org [email protected] Survivor '' tet '' 1968 Intrepid fallenherosfund.org

A-503 (1st Battalion)

Narrative Information: A-503, the original Nha Trang Mike Force, conducted operations in support of beleaguered camps throughout RVN as directed. A-503 became an element of B-55 on May 23, 1968 when B-55 was activated.

5th Special Forces camp, Nha Trang | Special forces ...

Red Horse compound at Nha Trang AB, RVN (near Camp McDermott) - 1971. Danny W. Gray. Vietnam Veteran's Story. Vietnam Veterans. Vietnam War. Special Force Group. North Vietnam. Pictures Images. Photos. Green Beret. Special Forces. Usmc. Signage at SF HQ in Nha Trang. George Frazier. Vietnam 1968. Vietnam Veterans ... War Stories of the Green ...

Nha Trang Special Forces HQ Compound – MACV-SOG

Julio Rodriguez of Warner Robins, Georgia attended a show in the Fifth Special Forces Camp Play Boy Club at Nha Trang Air Base in 1965. The show featured "The Old Lady of the Boondocks," another nickname given to Maggie, and her performance brought hysterical laughter to the audience.". Her antics on stage were in the true sense of ...

WATCH: Legendary MACV Recondo Training With Vietnam Green ...

On Sept. 15, 1966, 5th Special Forces Group established the Military Assistance Command Vietnam, or MACV, Recondo School at Nha Trang. The school served as an extension of Project Leaping Lena and Project Delta. Project Delta's Detachment B-52 became the single most decorated unit in the Vietnam War. The projects had Green Berets training ...

Folksongs of Americans in the Vietnam War

The Green Beret (October, 1970), Fifth Special Forces Group (Abn.), Nha Trang. Denisoff, R Serge. "Fighting Prophecy With Napalm: The Ballad of the Green Berets," Journal of American Culture 13 (Spring, 1990):81-93.

"The Billionaire Green Beret " - John Walton

On this day in U.S. Army SF history 14 Sep 1962 – Hq Det (Provisional) 5th Special Forces Group (A) arrived in Vietnam. Later, in Oct. 1964 the 5th Group assumed control of all Special Forces operations in Vietnam. Prior to this time, Green Berets had been assigned to …

What types of training did Green Berets receive during the ...

Answer (1 of 2): Most people do not know what the purpose of Special Forces is or was. They tend to lump them together with special ops forces. SOCOM or special operations command has the responsibility for a number of special operations forces. The …

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

Hi my name is Dat Nguyen, nick name Rin. My mom is Be, or Xuan. My father and his buddies worked at Nha TRang Airport and rented my uncle house, 24 Ho Xuan Huong, Mr. Hai, around 1968-1969. I was born in July 68 never meeting my father. My mom remembers his name is Green or Rin.

Special Forces Part 5 - Serving During The Vietnam War ...

The 5th Group set up its provisional headquarters in Nha Trang. Nearly six months later, in February, Nha Trang became the 5th's permanent headquarters. From that point on, all SF Soldiers in Vietnam were assigned to the 5th until 1971, when the group returned to Fort Bragg.

What is the Best Movie About the Vietnam War? - 24hourcampfire

The first time I saw The Green Berets I was in Nha Trang serving with the 5th SFGA. Way to many colonels and high level parties, at least from my experience. As with all the Hollywood products, some good, some bad and some utter BS. I do have the John Wayne poster on my wall though.

Civilian Irregular Defense Group: The First Years: 1961-1967

26 Stanton, Green Berets at War, 79. The five camps involved in the Montagnard uprising, Bon Sar Pa, Ban Don, Bu Prang, Buon Mi Ga and Buon Brieng were all shut down within a year of the uprising. On 1 October 1964, DoD reassigned the 1,297-man 5th Special Forces Group (SFG) (Airborne) from Fort Bragg, North Carolina to Nha Trang, South Vietnam ...