Robert Clapp’s Forward Operational Base #1 (FOB#1) end of tour plaque. The award has an engraved brass presentation plate that reads: SSG ROBERT A. CLAPP, VIETNAM, NOV 67 – OCT 68.
Robert A. Clapp served two tours in Vietnam. His first tour was in 1965 with the 1stCalvary Division. He returned for a second tour in 1967 with Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG), Forward Operational Base #1 (FOB#1), Recon Company, assigned to Recon Team’s Rhode Island and Dakota.
First Sergeant (E-8) Clapp retired from the Army in April 1985 after twenty-two years’ service with twenty-four months in Vietnam.