Clyde Sincere Jr.


                                          CLYDE J. SINCERE, JR.



Enlisted U.S. Army: August 1950 from Wisconsin.

Received a Direct Commission, Infantry Branch, USAR, 28 Sept.’58.

Retired from Active Duty as a U.S. Army Field Grade Officer, 1 Oct.’71.

Served 21+ years of continuous active service.

Majority of Military Service Assignments: U.S. Army Airborne

Infantry, and Special Forces Units: “M” Company, 511th

Airborne Infantry Regiment, 11th Abn. Div. Service Company, 508th

Airborne Regimental Combat Team

“C” Company, 2d Airborne Battle Group, 503d Airborne Infantry.

Multiple Tours, 

10th SFGp.(Abn), Fort Bragg and Badtolz, Germany,

77th SFGp (Abn), Fort Bragg, N.C.

1st SFGp (Abn), Okinawa.

Multiple Tours, 

5th SFGp (Abn), Vietnam.

Special Forces Detachment (Abn), Europe, Badtolz, Germany

U.S. Army Infantry School: (1951 & 1962-’64).

Airborne Department: Instructor and XO, Pathfinder Committee, Ft. Benning, Ga.

ROTC Instructor Assignment: Seton Hall University,  South Orange, New Jersey (1957 -’59).


A. Commanding Officer, U.S. Army Special Forces Detachment A-234, An Lac, II Corps Tactical Zone, 1966.

B.Commanding Officer, U.S. Army Special Forces Detachment B-20, Pleiku, (II Corps MIKE FORCE),
1966 -’67.

C. U.S. Army Special Forces, Special Operations Augmentation, C&C, MACVSOG/OP35. 1968 -’69.

1 – XO, FOB-1, Phu-Bai, I Corps Tactical Zone. (April – 14 June ’68).

2 – CO, FOB-3, Khe Sanh “Close-Out” (15 June – 30 June ’68).

3 – CO, FOB-3, Mai-Loc, I Corps Tactical Zone. (1 July – 30 Nov.’68).

4 – Operations Officer and subsequently XO: Command and Control

Central, (CCC) Kontum, II CTZ. (1 Dec. ’68 – 15 May ’69).


Distinguished Service Cross

Bronze Star Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster

Meritorious Service Medal

Air Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster

Purple Heart w/Oak Leaf Cluster

Combat Infantryman’s Badge

Master Parachutist Badge

Pathfinder Badge

Chinese Parachutist Badge

Vietnamese Parachutist Badge

Thai Army Special Forces Parachutist Badge

Special Forces Tab


VINNELL CORPORATION, Fairfax, Virginia, (1975 -’96).

A. Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, (1975 -’79). XO, Training Directorate.

B. Manager, Director Support Office, SANGMP. Alhambra, California and Fairfax, Virginia (10 Jun.’79 – 2 Jan.’96).


A. Distinguished Member of the Special Forces Regiment. (DMOR), Inducted, 4 May 2018.

B. Special Operations Association – Life Member. National President – (1982 – ’83 and 1997 – ’98).

President Pro-Tem, SOA – 2000.

President Emeritus – (2001 – Present).

C. Special Forces Association – Life Member, (1971-Present).

Secretary, Chapter XI, SFA, (1998 – 1 March 2004).

D. Military Officers Association – Member.

E. Disabled American Veterans Association, (DAV) – Member.

F. Uniformed Services Disabled Retirees – Member.

G. The American Legion – Member.

H. Veterans of Foreign Wars, (VFW) – Member.