Captured NVA Compass

Eldon Bargewells captured Chi-Com compass that has a yellow wire chain.

Eldon A. Bargewell served two tours in Vietnam. His first tour was in 1968 with Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG), Forward Operational Base #1 (FOB#1), Recon Company, assigned to Recon Team Michigan. He returned for a second tour in 1971 with MAC V SOG, Command and Control North (CCN) / Task Force 1 Advisory Element (TF1AE), Recon Company, assigned to Recon Team Bushmaster.

Major General (0-8) Bargewell retired from the Army in 2007 after thirty-nine years’ service with twenty-four months in Vietnam. During his service Eldon served with Special Forces Operational Detachment Delta (SFOD-D) as an Operator and later the Unit Commander.