Billy Anthony’s US issued, 3rd model, uniform top that is badged on the collar with Infantry Captain’s rank insignia, the left sleeve has a US Special Forces Shoulder Sleeve Insignia (SSI), the left chest has chest has a nylon US ARMY tape that is surmounted with US Master Airborne Wings and a Combat Infantryman’s Badge (CIB) and the right chest has a name tape that reads: ANTHONY.
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).