Ben Lyons’ US issued green beret that has a postwar 7th Special Forces Group (ABN) flash applied to the face and a Taiwanese machine embroidered design on the liner.
In 1969, Brendan L. Lyons served in Vietnam with the 5th Special Forces Group (ABN), II Corp Mike Force. He was later reassigned to Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG), Command and Control South (CCS), Recon Company assigned to Recon Team Plane. After the CCS compound was closed, the veteran was transferred to Command and Control Central (CCC), Recon Company assigned to Recon Team Maryland.
Staff Sergeant (E-6) Lyons was medically discharged from the Army in 1976 with twenty-nine months in Vietnam.