Martin Jordan’s Zippo lighter that was presented to him after graduation from the Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG), Reconnaissance Team Leader’s Course (1-0 School), Camp Long Thanh (B-53), RVN. The lighters were originally awarded with a MAC V SOG crest affixed to the face and engraved on the reverse with VIETNAM and the year(s). The other engraving was added by the veteran.
Martin J. Jordan served two tours in Vietnam. His first tour was 1970 with Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG), Command and Control North (CCN), A-Company Hatchet Forces. He returned in 1971 with MAC V SOG, Task Force 1 Advisory Element (TF1AE / CCN) assigned to the Tactical Operations Center (TOC).