Richard Fisher’s Taiwanese, machine embroidered, 3rd generation, Recon Team Alabama team patch. Note the green color is corrupted in the picture and is not that neon green color.
Richard A. Fisher served three tours in Vietnam. His first tour in May 1965 – January 1966 with the 173rd Airborne Division. His second tour was in April 1967 – July 1968 with 5th Special Forces Group (ABN) assigned to Project Omega. Richard’s third tour was in 1971 with Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG), Task Force 2 Advisory Element (TF2AE), Recon Company and served on Recon Teams Maine and Alabama.
Sergeant Major (E-9) Fisher retired from the Army in October 1986 after twenty-six years’ service with thirty-four months in Vietnam.