Posts by Major John Plaster

NRA Convention 2018

Major Plaster will be speaking at the NRA Convention in Dallas, Texas— May 3-6. He will be giving a seminar on Sniping during World War II. The seminar will cover Allied and Axis armament, training and tactics of snipers in the Pacific and European Theaters of Operations. When it comes to the war in Europe,…

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Major Plaster Discusses SOG

 Major Plaster, discusses his books, his SOG experiences, and the importance of recognizing the heroics of SOG warriors. 1. For those readers who aren’t familiar with SOG, can you explain briefly what it was and what it did during the Vietnam War?             The Studies and Observations Group was the cover…

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SOG VET receives the Medal of Honor

On October 23rd, I sat beside my wife, Gail, in the White House’s East Room, awaiting the arrival of an old Special Forces comrade, Gary (Mike) Rose. And the President of the United States. While we waited, my mind drifted back many years. Almost a half-century ago, I was aboard a tiny spotter plane above…

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