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STABO Extraction Harness - Anthony J "Tony" Salandro - CAPT - TCAE STDAT



A STABO rig owned by Capt Anthony j Tony" Salandro who served with TCAE (Task Force Advisory Elements ) STDAT (Strategic Technical Directorate Assistance Team) which was the organisation.

In late March 1971, when the 5th Special Force Group was redeployed to the U.S., the Command and Control elements were renamed Task Force Advisory Elements (TF1AE, TF2AE and TF3AE). They originally consisted of 244 U.S. and 780 indigenous personnel each, but they were quickly drawn down by the elimination of the exploitation forces. For SOG, Vietnamization was finally nigh. On 1 May 1972, the unit was reduced in strength and renamed the Strategic Technical Directorate Assistance Team 158 (STDAT-158). The Ground Studies Group was disestablished and replaced by the Liaison Service Advisory Detachments.

The STABO (STAbilized BOdy) extraction harness was a device which allowed military personnel to be rescued (by helicopter) from field locations which prevented the conventional landing and boarding of a helicopter.

It was designed and developed by U.S. Army Special Forces personnel stationed in Vietnam during the Vietnam War, and became a widely used, and highly successful extraction device employed during the Vietnam War.

Note - the demo tape used to secure up the loose straps and was soruced from the veteran via Jason Hardy.