SOG Recon Knife

The SOG knives were made and issued to SOG  clandestine and cross-border Recon Teams (RT) and Spike Teams (ST) for their across the fence missions. The original SOG Bowie was used by the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG), an elite joint services military group designed for…

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Air Force Survival Knife

While the SOG Bowie or Recon Knife is the most well known of SOG knifes a lot of recon teams thought the knife wasn't the best in the field, so another very common knife was the Air Force's survival knife. Aircrew Survival/Egress Knife (ASEK) used by U.S. Aviation aircrews. The US Air Force Survival…

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Ka-Bar Knife

While the SOG Bowie or Recon Knife is the most well known of SOG knifes a lot of teams thought the knife wasn't the best in the field, so a very common knife was the classic Ka-Bar along with the Air Force's Survival Knife and knives from Randall and Gerber. The Ka-Bar knife more…

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Conrad “Ben” Baker & CISO

Baker, a WW II veteran who served briefly in General Douglas MacArthur’s headquarters staff before putting his skills at organization and logistics to work with Field Engineers. In 1963 he was working in Okinawa when Special Forces Capt. David E. Watts worked to develop the Counterinsurgency Support Office (CISO) in…

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