Richard Meadow’s issued Single Point scope that was issued and used by him on November 21, 1970 during the raid of the Son Tay Prison.
Richard J. Meadows served three tours and one day in South East Asia. His first tour was in 1961 with 7th Special Forces Group (7th SFG (ABN)) assigned to Project White Star in Laos. Meadow’s second tour was in 1965 with Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG), Kham Duc, RVN, Recon Company assigned to Spike Team Ohio. He returned for a third tour in 1969 with MAC V SOG, assigned to Forward Operational Base #1,Phu Bai and later as the Forward Operational Base Monkey Mountain (FOBMM), Operations Officer. Richard returned to Vietnam in 1970 as the Team Leader of the Blue Boy Element on the Son Tay Raid. He later helped establish SFOD-DELTA.
Major (0-4) Meadows retired in 1977.