Military Assistance Advisory Group (MAAG), Vietnam, 1955–1964, Saigon

Military Assistance Advisory Group, Vietnam, 1955–1964, Saigon

VIETNAM WAR COMMEMORATION
50th Anniversary Vietnam
Size: 2 inches in height and 3 1/4 inches in width overall,
with Velcro®
Note: AUGUST 3, 1950, U.S. MILITARY ASSISTANCE ADVISORY GROUP - INDOCHINA (MAAG-I) ESTABLISHED,
The first elements of the 35 man U.S. Military Assistance Advisory Group – Indochina (MAAG-I) arrive in Saigon. Brigadier General Francis G. Brink, U.S. Army, assumes command as the first Chief of MAAG on October 10. The mission of the MAAG is limited to provision of material assistance to the French forces and indirect provision of military aid to the forces of the Associated States.

24 October 1956, MAAG-I is re-designated Military Assistance and Advisory Group - Vietnam.

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