Albert Slugocki’s US issued 3rd model uniform that is badged with Sergeant Major’s rank insignia, the left sleeve has a US Special Forces Shoulder Sleeve Insignia (SSI), the left chest has a Vietnamese hand embroidered US ARMY tape that is surmounted with US Master Airborne Wings and the right chest has an Asian made name tape that reads: SLUGOCKI.
Albert Slugocki worked for the US embassy in Cambodia in the 1950’s monitoring communist infiltration into the area known as the silk road. He later served four additional tours in South East Asia. His first tour was in 1962 with 7th Special Forces Group (7th SFG (ABN)) assigned to Project White Star. He returned for a second tour in 1963 with 7th SFG (ABN) assigned to the IV Corp area of Vietnam. Slugocki’s third tour was in 1966 with 5th Special Forces Group (ABN) assigned to Project Gamma (B-57) and later reassigned to A-242. His final tour was in 1969 with 5th SFG (ABN) assigned as the Sergeant Major of B-43. The veteran also served as part of the Special Forces Honor Guard detailed to the funeral of John F. Kennedy.
The veteran later wrote the book: The Autumn Man.