James McIlroy’s Taiwanese machine embroidered 1st generation, RT Alabama pocket patch.
In 1971, James C. McIlroy Jr served 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, assigned to Recon Team Alabama.
This was Jim’s second tour in Vietnam. He had served his first tour in 1967 – 1968 with the 35th Combat Engineers.
Sergeant (E-5) McIlroy processed out of the Army in December 1973 after eight years’ service with twenty-three months in Vietnam.