3rd Model Buffalo Bill Knife

Rex Jaco’s presentation MAC V SOG, 3rd Model, Buffalo Bill knife.

Rex Jaco served three tours in Vietnam. His first tour was in 1965 with 5th Special Forces Group (5th SFG (ABN)) assigned to C-3 located in Bien Hoa, RVN. He returned for a second tour in 1967 with 5th SFG (ABN) assigned to A-432 located in Thuong Thoi, RVN. Rex’s final tour was in 1970 with Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG), Command and Control Central (CCC), Recon Company assigned to Recon Team California and later transferred to MAC V SOG Headquarters Liaison Office.

Sergeant First Class (E-7) Jaco retired from the Army in December 1972 and had been awarded two CIBs (Combat Infantryman Badge) during his twenty-two and a half years’ service with thirty-six months in Vietnam. He had earned his first CIB with the 187th Infantry Regiment during the Korean War.