Colonel Shanley also served as a Platoon Leader with the 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry division in Korea in 1952, and as a staff officer with Headquarters, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam 1967-68 during the Tet Offensive.
What does MAC-V stand for?
MAC-V stands for Military Assistance Command, Vietnam
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- Military and Government
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- Multiple Award Contract, Multi-Order (US Navy)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
95 Hardcover DS558 Working from recently declassified documents and memoirs, this history of the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MACVSOG) chronicles the activities of this secret, multi-service unit, as it conducted key covert operations in Vietnam and Laos and managed insurgent forces of Montangards, and others in US planned actions.
org Black Ops Vietnam: The Operational History of MACVSOG is a scholarly study of the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MACVSOG), which was officially activated in January of 1964 and existed for nine years.
The ambitious plans revealed in captured documents or by weary North Vietnamese defectors and prisoners simply did not comport with the picture Military Assistance Command, Vietnam analysts had of Hanoi's capabilities (the command position was that the United States was winning the war, after all).
From 1964 to 1969, General Bill DePuy was "totally immersed" in the Vietnam War from three perspectives: theater operations, as J-3, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, 1964-66; tactics, as the commander of the 1 st Infantry Division, 1966-67; and national strategy, as Special Assistant for Counterinsurgency and Special Activities, 1967-69.
MACV, The Joint Command in the Years of Escalation, 1962-1967 traces the story of the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, from its establishment to the climax of American escalation in 1967.