“Military Assistance Command, Vietnam” was a joint-service command that played a key role in the American military involvement during the Vietnam War. The elite “Studies and Observations Group” was established within this command in 1964 was a special reconnaissance unit. They participated in numerous operations combat against communist guerillas, special reconaissance (often within meters of their enemy) and POW rescue and recovery. Throughout the war, very little was known about them, as their operations remained classified.
The unit was disbanded in 1972, but had been awarded an incredible 13 Medal of Honors, and 22 Distinguished Service Crosses, which for several years was the only public source of information about the unit’s existence. Today, they are recognized as one of the most effective American military units in Vietnam.
Produced in the standard 2x3" size with hook velcro backing, identical in specification to milspec flag patches.
Patch features the insignia of Military Assistance Command, Vietnam - Studies and Observations Group superimposed over Vietnam era Tiger Stripe camo. All prices are in Canadian Dollars (CAD). We ship internationally!