1-0 Sgt. Edward Ziobron Command& Control Central MACV­SOG, 5th SFG(A), 1st...

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On Nov 26 1970, Sgt. Ziobron and his recon team from MACVSOG, where tasked with conducting a clandestine operation into Loas. Upon insertion, the...

The “McGuire Rig” Extraction System

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The “McGuire Rig” was used to extract soldiers from the jungles of Vietnam. It would be suspended from a helicopter and used to extract...

My first Bomb Damage Assessment (BDA) mission

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By Manuel Beck On June 28, 1968, B-56 Project SIGMA’s Recon Company moved forward to our new launch site in the 1st Infantry Division (1st...

SOG CCN Recon Team Mission to Laos 1970 Load Out

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One of the fellas was kind enough to share his collection of Vietnam War SOG equipment. It's a heck of a collection. His goal...

Black April 1975

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By Philip Tran Every Vietnamese should know their family’s Black April story. April 28, 1975. My dad told my mom she had 15 minutes to...

Hill 881 North / The Hill Fights

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By BAP45 The battle for Hill 881 North is a subset of the larger battle known as The Hill Fights (First Battle of Khe Sanh)....

General Edward Porter Alexander Part 1-5

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The bright moon cast its soft light over the frightful scene of battle as the ground fog and powder smoke, from the day’s intense...

New Assignment with CIDG & Boat Ambush

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By Richard H Dick James 55 years ago, April 1966. I was a Sergeant E-5 assigned to Camp Cai Cai (Detachment A-412), 5th Special...

1970 SEAL Sniper

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Very cool picture reportedly from 1970. The sniper is a SEAL and he is using the M40 USMC sniper rifle with Redfield 3x-9x optics....

Springfield Armory’s Forgotten AR-15: The XM15

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Despite what several gunwriters are claiming, the Springfield Armory Saint is not their first AR-15 rifle. Their first was the XM15, introduced circa 1982-83....