COL (Ret.) Paris Davis - Medal of Honor

MoH Awarded to Special Forces Soldier

March 4, 2023 SOF News 0

A Special Forces soldier who served in Vietnam received the Medal of Honor at the White House on March 3, 2023. Colonel (Ret.) Paris Davis, at the time a captain, was in a fiece battle for more than 19 hours. […]

Spike Team Tiger Bob Donoghue

“My First Mission Across the Fence”

July 13, 2021 SOF News 0

By Bob Donoghue. A Green Beret assigned to Spike Team Tiger with Military Assistance Command Vietnam – Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG) based at FOB-3 Khe Sanh in April 1968 describes a mission to locate the 304th NVA Division in […]

Nha Trang Vietnam

MACV-SOG Dedicated Airlift Support – Vietnam

April 22, 2021 SOF News 0

This article by John Gargus was originally published in the Sentinel in January 2021. Studies and Observations Group, SOG, was established early in 1964 as a top secret unconventional joint task force to conduct clandestine operations against North Vietnam. Its […]

CSM (Ret) Bennie Adkins MoH Recipient

CSM Bennie Adkins – RIP

April 17, 2020 SOF News 0

Command Sergeant Major (Ret.) Bennie Adkins died on Friday, April 17, 2020 after being hospitalized with coronavirus. He was a career Special Forces NCO who served in the Vietnam conflict. He was also a Medal of Honor recipient. Adkins passed […]

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Medal of Honor Award for SOG Vietnam Vet

July 31, 2016 John Friberg 0

Gary Rose, a U.S. Army medic, was part of the secret Studies and Observation Group (SOG) – an organization made up of Special Forces volunteers who served in Vietnam. During the Vietnam War SOG conducted cross-border operations into Laos – […]