Special Forces Assignments in SE Asia - Statistics

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WHO's WHO in SF - Statistical Summary

PROJECT1 Total Names1 Total Located Total Deceased2 KIA/ DOW MIA/ DIC DNH
HOTFOOT/WHITE STAR 1,353 ~500 179 45 7 3
1SFG(A) TDY in RVN 1,987 ~850 249 78 9 4
7SFG(A) TDY in RVN 425 ~195 67 20 2 2
5SFG(A) TDY in RVN 959 ~383 122 46 8 2
UITG/FANK (PCS)3 1100 ~325 23 2 2 3
UITG/FANK (TDY) 143 ~36 10 3 - -
MACV-SOG4 6740 ~2300 607 208 85 21
46th SF Co (Thailand) 2021 ~800 124 14 4 10
1SFG(A) TDY in Thailand 805 ~280 70 14 12 1
Thailand (Non SF Aug) 200 ~23 3 - - -

1 Personnel serving in several projects is counted several times
2 Losses are not limited to this project, i.e. someone who served in Laos but was killed in action in RVN is counted as KIA in this total
3 Includes some AAGV/MACV Training Directorate/MEDTC personnel
4 Includes non-SF assigned to SOG HQ, USAF, USN,USMC elements

SF LOSSES

Country of Assignment KIA MIA DOW DNH Total
Vietnam 6395 129 6 26 800
Laos 1 5 - - 6
Thailand - - - 11 11
Total 640 134 6 37 817

5 Includes 7 Australian Army Training Team personnel assigned to 5th SFG(A)

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