CIDG Patrol Cap

Gilbert Himes’ issued leopard / CIDG camouflage pattern patrol cap.

In January 1963, Gilbert B. Himes served in Vietnam with 1st Special Forces Group (1st SFG (ABN)) assigned to A-412, Boun Bing (sp), RVN (located about 3 kliks North of Cheo Rio).

Sergeant (E-5) Himes processed out of the Army in 1964 after three years’ service with six months in Vietnam.