Vietnam War Navy Beret

  • How Top-Secret Commando Unit SOG took on the Most ...

    MACV-SOG—Military Assistance Command, Vietnam—Special Operations Group (later renamed Studies and Observations Group)—was the elite military unit of the Vietnam War, so secret that its existence was denied by the U.S. government.

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  • Vietnam Veteran's Terminology and Slang

    The Vietnam War became a helicopter war for American forces, and a common way for an infantryman to go into action was by "Slick." "Slick" was the term used to refer to an assault helicopter used to place troops into combat during airmobile operations.

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  • How a Green Beret achieved immortality during one of the ...

    Mar 18, 2021· Some 53 years ago, in a faraway Special Forces camp in southeast Asia, Sergeant First Class Eugene Ashley Jr achieved immortality during one of the fiercest battles of the Vietnam War. Ashley joined the Army in 1950. After finishing boot camp and Advanced Infantry Training, Ashley went to Germany. When the Korean War broke out in 1953, Ashley deployed in Korea with the 187th …

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  • Black beret | Military Wiki | Fandom

    Aug 10, 2020· The draft dodgers of the Yellow Beret. The “Yellow” Beret denigration contrasted, of course, with the public’s view of the Green Berets, members of the U.S. Army Special Forces. Green Berets were celebrated in a different 1966 song, “The Ballad of the Green Berets…

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  • New book recreates siege of Green Beret camp in 1965 Vietnam

    Sep 28, 2020· New book recreates harrowing siege of Green Beret camp in 1965 Vietnam “It was a 20th-century version of the Wild West frontier fortress." …

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  • black berets in vietnam - UNIFORMS - U.S. Militaria Forum

    May 05, 2020· The black beret was pretty generic and was popular with many units as stated above.Support,Security,MPs etc wore them as well.HAL 3 Sea Wolves who supported the SEALs wore them as well.Also units like the ARVN armored units wore them also and others too.Very popular with most any LRRP,Ranger and Recon type units in my opinion as well as a great souvenier to bring home

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  • Silver Star - Vietnam War | Home of Heroes

    Silver Star - Vietnam War. The Silver Star Medal is the United States' third highest award exclusively for combat valor, and ranks fifth in the precedence of military awards behind the Medal of Honor, the Crosses (Distinguished Service Cross/Navy Cross/Air Force Cross), the Defense Distinguished Service Medal (awarded by DOD), and the Distinguished Service Medals of the various branches of ...

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  • Vietnam Headgear - Vietnam War Collections

    NEW MAROON US ISSUE BERET, 74, UP TILL 1973 The only authorized wear of the maroon beret in Vietnam was for the elite United States air force Para rescue units. After mid 73 the airborne were authorized to wear the maroon beret. This was used and owned by a PJ

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  • River Patrol Force, Brown Water Navy Black Beret Vietnam ...

    Aug 14, 2013 - River Patrol Force, Brown Water Navy Black Beret Vietnam Original Extremely Rare | Collectibles, Militaria, Vietnam (1961-75) | eBay!

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  • Indochina Militaria - Vietnam Headgear

    vh 857 - an extremely rare circa 1967 south vietnamese made beret to a former member of us navy detachment vxn-8, “the blue eagles”, who flew macv sog op-33 missions under the call sign of “project jenny” throughout the war in south vietnam as well as off the coast of north vietnam !!!

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  • Vietnam War U.S. Military Fatal Casualty Statistics ...

    Apr 30, 2019· Introduction. The following tables were generated from the Vietnam Conflict Extract Data File of the Defense Casualty Analysis System (DCAS) Extract Files, which is current as of April 29, 2008.. The Vietnam Conflict Extract Data File of the Defense Casualty Analysis System (DCAS) Extract Files contains records of 58,220 U.S. military fatal casualties of the Vietnam War.

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  • Mysterious Otherworldly Military Engagements in the ...

    Jul 15, 2015· One aspect of the Vietnam War that has long slipped under the radar of the mainstream consciousness is that amongst the fighting and violence the conflict was absolutely rife with reports of strange things in the sky that defied conventional explanation. Even less known still are numerous bizarre reports of actual confrontations between military forces...

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  • Original U.S. Vietnam War Green Beret Special Forces Task ...

    Original Item: One-of-a-kind. Dating from the Vietnam war this is an excellent condition uniform group of Captain STEVE YEDINAK who served in the Green Beret Special Forces during the Vietnam War in the 1960s. There is a wonderful article about him and his service in Vietnam as a Green Beret that was published in the Newport News, ia Daily Press which can be found at this link. Below is ...

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  • The Beret in U.S. Military Uniform History

    Jun 27, 2019· Berets Debut in U.S. Military . The first use of the modern beret in the U.S. military was in 1943 when an Army battalion of the 509th Parachute Infantry was given maroon berets by their British counterparts for their service in the war. Though it never stuck, the use of the beret started out as a headgear that designated a special service of the military member and it still continues to have ...

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  • Brown Water, Black Berets: Coastal and Riverine Warfare in ...

    The men of the U.S. Navy's brown-water force played a vital but often overlooked role in the Vietnam War. Known for their black berets and limitless courage, they maneuvered their aging, makeshift craft along shallow coastal waters and twisting inland waterways to search out the enemy.

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  • Flipinos US Military Service in Vietnam War

    This website is dedicated to all soldiers of Pilipino descent who served in the United States military during the Vietnam War. The mission of this website is to reclaim our forgotten military history and heritage in the United States Armed Forces.. We start with the name list of our Pilipino Vietnam War Veterans from their respective home state of (military) record or state of residence.

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  • Green Beret Recalls Dangerous Thanksgiving Mission During ...

    Nov 26, 2020· A Green Beret recalls the brutal Thanksgiving Day mission he barely survived after running into 30,000 enemy troops ... During the Vietnam War, the US military had a covert special-operations unit ...

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  • The Green Berets (1968) – Vietnam War & Orientalism in Film

    Directed by John Wayne, The Green Beret was a result of the partnership of the United States government. Wayne believed in the virtue of America’s involvement in Vietnam and wanted to work and help the government gain support for their military actions. “Patriot John Wayne made a film about the Vietnam War and gave the…

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  • Brown Water Navy in Vietnam | Naval Historical Foundation

    Jan 11, 2012· During the War, sailors of the U.S. Navy braved over 3,000 nautical miles of perilous rivers and canals threading the landscape of Vietnam. The River Patrol Force was established on 18 December 1965, and for the remaining years of the war, Navy patrol boats were a common sight on the waters of Vietnam.

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  • Green Beret Recalls Christmas Day-Mission That Was Almost ...

    Dec 25, 2020· Military Assistance Command Vietnam-Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG) was a top-secret outfit composed of Special Forces operators, Navy SEALs, and Air Commandos.

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  • MilitaryHistoryOnline.com - The Green Beret Affair: A ...

    Vietnam; The Green Beret Affair: A Factual Review; 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

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  • Vietnam War "Brown Water Navy" Beret Small Craft POIC ...

    US Navy Small Craft Beret. Often worn by those who were in the "Brown Water Navy", those brave sailors tasked with running small craft patrols through the rivers and deltas of Vietnam. This beret is black in color and made of wool and bears a silver Small Craft Insignia issued to those enlisted personnel certified in small water craft operations.

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  • Vietnam War Collectable Berets Military for sale | Shop ...

    Get the best deals on Vietnam War Collectable Berets Military. Shop with Afterpay on eligible items. Free delivery and returns on eBay Plus items for Plus members. Shop today!

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  • Viet Nam Green Beret Patches | Military Memorabilia

    Vietnam War Special Forces Green Beret MACV SOG UDT NAVY SEAL FROGMAN Patch: Details » Buy Now for $124.99 » Buy: $124.99: Ships: $7.95: $132.94: 7 days 1 hr 32 mins: Item Condition: Used; Item Location: Trout Creek, MT, USA ZIP 598** Shipping Type: Flat Rate; Shipping Cost: $7.95; Expedited Shipping; Handling Time: 3 business days; Seller ...

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  • Highest Awards for Valor in the Vietnam War- www ...

    May 11, 2020· Vietnam War casualties who earned our country's highest military honors This index is dedicated to those who lost their lives in the Vietnam War and had earned our nation's highest awards for valor in combat - the Medal of Honor, the appropriate Service Cross, and the Silver Star Medal.

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  • Vietnam War US Navy River Patrol Force TF-116 Badge Black ...

    “ Vietnam War US Navy River Patrol Force TF-116 Patch Black Wool Beret Size 58. Patch looks hand embroidered and ha protective plastic sewn over it. Marked inside size 58. No other tags or markings. Vietnamese made beret with vinyl sweatband.

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  • Vietnam War Records - Archives

    Vietnam War Fatal Casualty Statistics (U. S. Armed Forces Personnel) State Lists of U. S. Fatal Casualties of the Vietnam War; Electronic Data Records Relating to Military Objectives and Activities During the Vietnam War; Search Selected Vietnam War Electronic Records, through the Access to Archival Databases (AAD) Textual Records Relating to ...

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

    Jan 12, 2021· Barry Allen Sadler was an American military veteran, author, actor, and singer-songwriter. 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 ...

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  • Vietnam veteran's remains identified after nearly 47 years ...

    May 09, 2018· The remains of a U.S. Green Beret who went missing in action during the Vietnam War nearly 47 years ago have been recovered.

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  • Vietnam - Equipment and Uniform

    Gas operated, air cooled and belt fed, with a quick-change barrel to counter overheating during sustained firing. In Vietnam it was the main firepower of the infantry rifle section. M3A1 Sub-Machine Gun. Introduced during World War 2 as the M3, the updated version, the M3A1, saw duty in Vietnam.

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