Ronny Knight’s Taiwanese, machine embroidered, Recon Team West Virginia patch that he souvenired to fellow recon company member Samuel Helland.
Ronald C. Knight served two tours in Vietnam. His first tour was in 1968 with 5th Special Forces Group (ABN), assigned to A-103, Gia Vuc, RVN. He returned for a second tour in 1971 with Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG), Command and Control Central (CCC) / Task Force 2 Advisory Element (TF2AE), Recon Company, and served on Recon Teams: Iowa and West Virginia.
Sergeant Major (E-9) Knight retired from the Army in June 1985 after twenty-six years’ service with twenty-four months in Vietnam. Ron later accepted a Civil Service (CS) position as the Safety Director for the United States Special Operations Command (USASOC) until he retired in 2003.