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As Americans at home sat down for Thanksgiving dinner in 1968, a team of special operators was setting out to solve a deadly puzzle in Cambodia. Accordingly, SOG operators wore sterilized uniforms and carried weapons without serial numbers — for all intents and purposes, they weren't Americans when they crossed the border. ST Idaho, with John Stryker Meyer in the back, a few days before the operation. A SOG team reconnoiters the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos. "It was one of the most terrifying missions of my 19 months in SOG," Meyer told Insider.
Persons: John Stryker Meyer, Meyer, , Beaucoup, Meyer's Huey, Billie D, Alfonso Rivero Organizations: Special Forces, Navy, Air Commandos, Military Assistance Command Vietnam, MACV, US, NVA, ST, CIA, North Vietnamese Army, American, SOG, Idaho —, Idaho, State Department, Air, Special Operations Squadron, UH, 1P, Army, Green Hornets, Hornet, Huey, Bell UH, Air Force Locations: Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, North Vietnam, South Vietnam, ST Idaho, Idaho, Saigon
FILE PHOTO: The General Electric Co. logo is seen on the company's corporate headquarters building in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Alwyn ScottWASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Electric Co. and a Vietnamese company on Saturday signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a liquified natural gas power plant, according to GE and a senior Trump administration official. GE said the Long Son LNG facility in Ba Ria-Vung Province would provide 3,600-4,500 megawatts of power to the country. Pacific Corp., Vietnam’s Power Engineering Consulting Joint Stock Company 2 and TTC Group, and Mitsubishi’s Corp.’s local subsidiary, also will participate in the project, GE said. O’Brien was scheduled to meet government officials and speak to students during his visit.
Persons: Alwyn Scott WASHINGTON, Robert O’Brien, Donald Trump’s, Vietnam’s EVNGenco3, O’Brien, Michael Nguyen Organizations: General, Co, REUTERS, General Electric Co, Saturday, GE, Trump, . Pacific Corp, Power Engineering, Company, TTC Group, Mitsubishi’s Corp Locations: Boston , Massachusetts, U.S, Vietnamese, Hanoi, Vietnam, Massachusetts, Ho Chi Minh City, Son, Ba Ria, Vung Province
U.S. security adviser O'Brien en route to Vietnam, Philippines
  + stars: | 2020-11-18 | by ( Reuters Staff | ) www.reuters.com + 0.92   time to read: +2 min
FILE PHOTO: National security adviser Robert O'Brien speaks to the news media outside of the White House in Washington, U.S., Nov. 17, 2020. REUTERS/Leah MillisWASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien is on his way to Vietnam and the Philippines, countries that share U.S. concern over China’s increasingly assertive behavior and extensive maritime claims in Asia, the White House said on Wednesday. Tweets from the White House National Security Council said O’Brien would meet leaders in both countries “to reaffirm the strength of our bilateral relationships and to discuss regional security cooperation.”O’Brien’s trip follows a visit to Hanoi last month by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Washington also has concerns about human rights in the Philippines, where President Rodrigo Duterte has been engaged in a war on drugs in which thousands of urban poor have been killed, many in mysterious circumstances. On a visit last year, Pompeo assured the Philippines that Washington would come to its defense if it came under attack in the South China Sea, where Manila has competing claims with China and other countries, including Vietnam.
Persons: Robert O'Brien, Leah Millis, Robert O’Brien, O’Brien, , Mike Pompeo, Michael Nguyen, Rodrigo Duterte, Pompeo, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Trump, Xi Jinping Organizations: White, REUTERS, White House, White House National Security Council, U.S, Asia Summit, Reuters Locations: Washington , U.S, Leah Millis WASHINGTON, Vietnam, Philippines, Asia, Hanoi, Vietnamese, Washington, South China, Manila, China, Pacific, United States
The failed operation, and Beckwith's recommendations afterward, led to the creation of the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC). The operation was one of Delta Force's first successful hostage rescues and firmly established it as the US military's top hostage-rescue outfit. Bargewell went on to command Special Operations Command Europe (SOCEUR) and to have key positions in JSOC and SOCOM. Bargewell spent almost his entire career in Army special-operations units, including Special Forces and the Rangers, but he left his mark with Delta Force. Paula Bronstein/GettyStanley McChrystal commissioned in the Army in 1976 and served in airborne, Ranger, and Special Forces units during a 34-year career.
Persons: Charles " Chargin, Charlie, Beckwith Charlie Beckwith, Beckwith, Charles Beckwith, cajoling, , Bull Simons, Eldon Bargewell Maj, Eldon Bargewell, Army Bargewell, Bargewell, Eldon, John Stryker, Meyer, John Stryker Meyer Bargewell, Kurt Muse, Stanley McChrystal McChrystal, Paula Bronstein, Getty Stanley McChrystal, McChrystal, JSOC, Al Qaeda's, Abu Musab al, Zarqawi, Sean Naylor, David Petraeus, Barack Obama, Obama, Robert Gates Organizations: Visit, Army, British Special Air Service, SAS, Communist, US Army, British, Special Forces Operational, Delta Force, Operations Command, Bettmann, Getty, Special Operations Command, Special Forces, Military, Command, Vietnam Studies, Operations Group, MACV, SOG, NVA, Meyer's, Team, CIA, US, Rangers, ISAF, Walton, Pentagon, Al Locations: Laos, Malaya, British, Vietnam, Tehran, Gen, Cambodia, North Vietnam, Vietnamese, Da Nang, Delta, Panamanian, JSOC, Iraq, Kandahar, Afghanistan, East, Al Qaeda
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the Government Office in Hanoi, Vietnam October 30, 2020. Pompeo’s trip came as Vietnam and the United States mark the 25th anniversary of the normalising of diplomatic ties. Pompeo on Friday met Vietnam’s Minister of Public Security To Lam, whose office is in charge of domestic security and tracking dissidents in the communist-ruled country. After the meeting, Pompeo said in a tweet that he and To Lam had discussed the South China Sea and Mekong region. Prime Minister Phuc this week called on President Donald Trump to have “a more objective assessment of the reality in Vietnam” with regards to the trade imbalance.
Persons: Mike Pompeo, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, , Pompeo, Phuc, Michael Nguyen, Vietnam’s, Lam, Donald Trump, Sri Lanka, Michael Nguyen Organizations: Vietnam's, Government, Vietnam News Agency, REUTERS, Vietnamese, Wednesday, Chinese Communist Party, Public, U.S ., U.S . Trade, HANOI (Reuters), India Locations: HANOI, Asia, Vietnam, United States, China . U.S, Hanoi, Thong Nhat, REUTERS Vietnam, China, Sri Lanka, India, Maldives, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, South China, Pompeo’s, Vietnamese, California, U.S, Washington, California
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the Government Office in Hanoi, Vietnam October 30, 2020. Pompeo’s trip came as Vietnam and the United States mark the 25th anniversary of the normalising of diplomatic ties. Pompeo on Friday met Vietnam’s Minister of Public Security To Lam, whose office is in charge of domestic security and tracking dissidents in the communist-ruled country. After the meeting, Pompeo said in a tweet that he and To Lam had discussed the South China Sea and Mekong region. Prime Minister Phuc this week called on President Donald Trump to have “a more objective assessment of the reality in Vietnam” with regards to the trade imbalance.
Persons: Mike Pompeo, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, , Pompeo, Phuc, Michael Nguyen, Vietnam’s, Lam, Donald Trump, Sri Lanka, Michael Nguyen Organizations: Vietnam's, Government, Vietnam News Agency, REUTERS, Vietnamese, Wednesday, Chinese Communist Party, Public, U.S ., U.S . Trade, HANOI (Reuters), India Locations: HANOI, Asia, Vietnam, United States, China . U.S, Hanoi, Thong Nhat, REUTERS Vietnam, China, Sri Lanka, India, Maldives, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, South China, Pompeo’s, Vietnamese, California, U.S, Washington, California
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