Billy Anthony’s US issued green beret that had a John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center Flash applied to the face.
Billy Joe Anthony served two tours in Vietnam. Is first tour was in 1966 with Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG), Forward Operational Base #2 (FOB#2), Recon Company, assigned to Recon Team Ohio. He returned for a second tour in 1970 with Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MAC V) Civilian Operation and Revolutionary Development Support (CORDS), Team 48 located in Binh Tuy Province.
Captain (0-3) Anthony retired in 1978 after twenty years’ service with twenty-four months in Vietnam. During the veteran’s tour he served with Special Forces Operational Detachment – Delta (SFODA-D).