Talk:MACV-SOG

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 Definition The U.S. organization responsible for covert operations against the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, as well as related cross-border operations from South Vietnam into Laos and Cambodia during the Vietnam War; the abbreviation had an unclassified cover meaning, but was actually the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Special Operations Group [d] [e]
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This article breaks the Citizendium naming convention of not using abbreviations, because the Vietnam War U.S. unit MACV-SOG had an unclassified and a classified meaning; MACV-SOG is the only way to refer unambiguously to the organization in all of its guises. Howard C. Berkowitz 22:40, 18 September 2008 (CDT)