Ronald Owens US issued 1st model uniform top that is badged on the left sleeve with a US Special Forces Shoulder Sleeve Insignia (SSI), the left chest pocket has a SCUBA qualification badge(bubble added in 1973) that is surmounted by a US Army tape, US Basic Airborne Wings and a Combat Infantryman’s Badge (CIB). The right chest has a name tape that reads OWENS that is surmounted by Vietnamese Basic Airborne Wings.
In 1968, Ronald E. Owens served with Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG), Command and Control North (CCN), Recon Company, assigned to Recon Team Sidewinder. The veteran later transferred to CCN, Mobile Launch Site #3 (MLT#3), Heavy Hook, NKP, Thailand.
Sergeant First Class (E-7) Owens processed out of the Army in 1976 after ten years’ service with twelve months in Vietnam.