Green Beret

Robert Clapp’s issued green beret with a 5th Special Forces Group (ABN) flash and a Vietnamese tailored liner.

Robert A. Clapp served two tours in Vietnam. His first tour was in 1965 with the 1st Calvary 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.