Category: MACVSOG

Richard J. Meadows the quiet professional

While there are many interesting stories and heroes on both sides of the war, especially modern war, Richard J. Meadows (Dick Meadows) is a real military hero. Dick Meadows lived up the expectations of a real American hero who saw...

/ 11/04/2018
SOG team running

Studies and Observation Group

When discussing the Vietnam War or Second Indochina War, there are many elements of the conflict one could cover. From napalm, punji sticks, and landmines to the Ho Chi Minh Trail, Tet Offensive and the Montagnards, the Vietnam War was...

/ 10/27/2018
Robert Lewis Howard

SOG’S finest warrior

Robert Lewis Howard was a highly decorated United States Army Special Forces officer and Medal of Honor recipient of the Vietnam War. He was wounded 14 times over 54 months of combat, was awarded the Medal of Honor, eight Purple...

/ 10/18/2018
Jerry M. Shriver (MAD DOG)

Jerry M. Shriver (MAD DOG)

By all accounts, Jerry M. Shriver — also known not-so-affectionately by the Vietcong as "Mad Dog" — was a man who had quite a bounty on his head during the Vietnam War.

/ 10/14/2018