Green Beret

Bobby Pruett’s US issued green beret that has a post war 10th Special Forces Group (ABN) flash applied to the face and a Vietnamese Project Delta insignia embroidered and a CCC patch sewn to the interior.

Bobby G. Pruett served three tours in Vietnam. His first tour was in 1965-1966 with the 39th Combat Engineers. Bob’s second tour was in 1969-1970 with 5th Special Forces Group (ABN), Project Delta, Recon Section. He returned for his third tour in 1971-1972 with Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG), Task Force 2 Advisory Element (TF2AE / CCC), Recon Company and served on Recon Teams Iowa and New York.

In April 1972, MAC V SOG was deactivated and Strategic Technical Directorate Advisory Team -158 (STDAT-158) was created. Bob was reassigned to the recon / special mission element was titled: SPECIAL MISSION FORCE as a Platoon Leader.