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In Memorial – CISO Founder Conrad “Ben” Baker

Former US Army Civilian Conrad “Ben” B. Baker has passed away. During the Vietnam War he supported Studies and Observations Group as a founder of the Counter Insurgency Support Office on Okinawa which purchased or created specialized weapons, clothing and equipment for SOG.

Between 1963 and 1972, he served as CISO’s Deputy Commander and made more than 80 TDY trips to Vietnam, occasionally accompanying SOG personnel into the field to check on the men and equipment.

For his service, he was later made an honorary member of the SF Regiment.

Read about his exploits here.

3 Responses to “In Memorial – CISO Founder Conrad “Ben” Baker”

  1. Alpha2 says:

    Very cool story. Rest in Peace.

  2. MRC says:

    Great American! DOL!

  3. miclo18d says:

    Congrats Mr Baker, thank you for your contribution.

    LOL, Nestor was my company commander in 7th Group

    Good to see he made O7