James Bath’s Jump Log that documents his classified High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) combat mission on June 22, 1971 while assigned to Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG), Command and Control North (CCN), Recon Team Waugh.
The veteran James D. Bath served two tours in Vietnam. His first tour was in 1966 with Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG) Forward Operational Base #2 (FOB#2), Recon Company assigned to Spike Team Colorado. He returned for a second tour in 1971 with MAC V SOG, Command and Control North (CCN) / Task Force 1 Advisory Element (TF1AE), Recon Company, assigned as the Recon Company First Sergeant.
Master Sergeant (E-8) Bath retired from the Army in 1976 after twenty years’ service with twenty-four months in Vietnam.