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Old 11-06-2017, 10:55 AM   #16
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Thanks for the observations Mike. The guy who has this doesn't put stuff together,
he found the jacket and spent the next hour or so going through the store finding all of the associated parts for it. What I am thinking is the ribbon bar was for someone else (like I said, this guy puts nothing together, he gets the stuff and keeps it together, he has had some amazing things that he could have embellished and no one could have figured it out, but he simply doesn't even cross his mind to do such a thing) and as it was the only one in the store figured they went together. Same with the triple CIB, which could be associated with the rack as they certainly mirror each other.



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White flash was worn by all SF qualified people in Training Group in the 60s.
Admin, instructors, etc.
It was Official insignia at the time.

Only 350 or so triple CIB recipients existed.

46th Company was in Thailand a while.
Training Thai forces.
Other than Thai wings, nothing would signify presence in 46th Company.
It was just another SF assignment.
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Old 11-06-2017, 11:14 AM   #17
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I believe the jump wings are Korean. Thai wings have an elephant on them.

The green "leadership" loops on the shoulder straps indicate assignment in a leadership position, so in this case the uniform would be set up for, I beleive, a Company commander at the JFK school.

I also believe the triple CIB winners are listed in the Infantry Hall of Fame.

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Old 11-11-2017, 09:03 PM   #18
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Company commanders at SFTG were Captains.
A Major would have served nearer the flagpole.

Don't remember exactly, but a Major may have commanded various training group committees. Commo, Weapons, Medical, etc.

Also Headquarters admin stuff.
Group Commanders were colonels then.
Not many Majors running around loose.
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Old 11-12-2017, 09:28 AM   #19
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Company commanders at SFTG were Captains.
A Major would have served nearer the flagpole.

Don't remember exactly, but a Major may have commanded various training group committees. Commo, Weapons, Medical, etc.

Also Headquarters admin stuff.
Group Commanders were colonels then.
Not many Majors running around loose.
Mike,

Thanks for the additional info.

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Old 11-12-2017, 07:42 PM   #20
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If correct, he might have acquired the shirt while on R & R to Thailand from Viet Nam.
I doubt many people would have selected Ubon (Ubol Ratchathani, อุบล ) as an R&R destination.
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Old 11-13-2017, 12:12 PM   #21
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Thanks for posting the shirt. I was afraid if could be a USAF Tan 1505 shirt, but is it a correct Army version.

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