Samuel Helland’s, private purchased, Thai (Thailand) jeweler made Command and Control Central (CCC) star sapphire ring. These rings were manufactured and sold at Thai Capitol Gems that was owned by William “Bill” Eng.
In 1970, Samuel T. Helland served with Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG), Command and Control Central (CCC), Recon Company where he served on Recon Teams Alabama and Wyoming.
Sergeant (E-5) Helland processed out of the Army in 1971 after three years’ service with twelve months in Vietnam. He later enlisted in the United States Marine Corp as an Officer Candidate and retired in 2009 with the rank of Lieutenant General.