Tiger Stripe Boonie

Jackie Thornton’s issued tiger stripe beret that he cropped into a short brim.

In 1969, Jackie M. Thornton served with 5th Special Forces Group (ABN), Project Delta (B-52) until the unit closed. The veteran was then reassigned to 5th SFG, the Nha Trang Mike Force (B-55) and later the Special Mission Advisory Group (SMAG).