Thomas “Traveling Tom” Corbett’s end of tour awarded Buffalo Bill knife. The South Vietnamese made, 2nd Model presentation was engraved: SFC TOM CORBETT, KONTUM VIETNAM, 1967 – 1968.
Thomas E. Corbett served two tours in Vietnam. His first tour was in 1967 with Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG), Forward Operational Base #2 (FOB#2), Recon Company assigned to Recon Team Wyoming. Tom’s second tour was in 1970 with MAC V SOG, Command and Control Central (CCC) assigned to the Security Section and later as the Camp Engineer.
Sergeant First Class (E-7) Corbett retired from the Army in 1972 after twenty-four years’ service with twenty-three moths in Vietnam.