Jepthy Searcy’s Forward Operational Base #1 (FOB#1), Khmer Kampuchea Kron (KKK) Hatchet Force Scarf. The unit was formed from Vietnamese nationals of Cambodian decent.
Jepthy Searcy served two tours in Vietnam. His first tour was in 1966 with the US Army Special Forces, Walter Reed Institute of Research Field Epidemiological Survey Team (WRAIR FEST). He returned for a second tour in 1968 with Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG), Forward Operational Base #1 (FOB#1), Hatchet Forces.
Jepthy passed away on January 26, 2011.