Michael O’Byrne’s hand embroidered 5th Special Forces Group A-104 scarf. The individual was assigned to 5th SFG (ABN), Project Gamma under the false name of Douche and worked out of the Boarder Survalance Camp.
In 1969, Michael D. O’Byrne served with 5th Special Forces Group (ABN), Project Gamma (B-57) and later transferred to Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG), Command and Control North (CCN), as the Special Projects Officer until he joined Recon Team Rhode Island.
Michael returned to Vietnam for a second tour in 1972 with D -Troop 17th Cavalry as a Liaison Officer to the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) Command and later transferred to F-Troop, 8th Calvary, Scout Platoon.
(0-4) Major O’Bryne processed out of the Army in May 1980 after 13 years’ service with twenty-four months in Vietnam. Mike transferred to the Army Reserves and retired in 1995 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel (0-6).