Fearing the growing threat of the Viet Cong insurgency to the Vietnamese government, President John F. Kennedy began activating special forces units in anticipation of their insurgency combat expertise in 1961. The 5th Special Forces Group was among those units activated in 1961, and while attending training at the Special Warfare Center , Kennedy visited the units and personally approved the distinctive Special Force's Green Beret .  The 5th SFG was first deployed as a battlefield advisory group for the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN). By February 1965, it was deployed as a mainstay battle force  once the war was in full swing.  They used unconventional and conventional warfare, and were some of the last soldiers the United States pulled out of Vietnam . New and Nice Figure.Cold war Era part of our world History.Nice toy for your Collection.
The 5th Special Forces Group (5th SFG(A)) is one of the most decorated active duty United States Army Special Forces group in the U.S. armed forces. The 5th SFG(A) saw extensive action in the Vietnam War and played a pivotal role in the early months of Operation Enduring Freedom .As of 2016, the 5th SFG is primarily responsible for operations within the CENTCOM area of responsibility as part of the ... read more