Son Tay raiders reunite at Fort Bragg
Special Forces soldiers who raided the Son Tay prison camp in North Vietnam to rescue prisoners of war held a reunion in front of the USASOC headquarters on Fort Bragg on Friday.
Special Forces soldiers who raided a North Vietnamese prison camp 46 years ago gathered Friday for what may be their final reunion.
Joe Murray, a retired master sergeant who organized the reunion, was one of the 56 Special Forces soldiers who were part of the historic, if disappointing, raid on the Son Tay POW camp in November 1970. The reunion is a way to renew old friendships, he said.
“When you join Special Forces, you join a family,” he said. “There’s not an organization like it. You got a family of your own, but you adopt the soldiers under you.”…