Clyde Sincere, Jr.

Clyde Sincere, Jr. was an officer in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He would be awarded the Distinguished Service Cross. The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918 (amended by act of July 25, 1963), takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to Captain (Infantry) Clyde J. Sincere, Jr., United States Army, for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations involving conflict with an armed hostile force in the Republic of Vietnam, while serving with Company B, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), 1st Special Forces. Captain Sincere distinguished himself by exceptionally valorous actions during the period 8 through 11 November 1966, while serving as Special Forces Senior Advisor to a Vietnamese Company engaged in search and destroy operations near Plei Trap. On 8 November, Captain Sincere personally led his forward element in an attack on two anti-aircraft guns. His men killed four insurgents, and captured their weapons and 35 packs of information concerning future enemy operations.

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