Tactical Liaison Office Overview
Tactical Liaison Office Overview
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SGT John Conrad
SGT John Conrad

Tactical Liaison Office Line Crosser Prototype Badge attributed to SGT John Conrad. SGT Conrad had the image of this badge tattooed on his forearm. This badge is of high quality and was probably made in Japan. As of this date, this is the only one known to exist.

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SGT John Conrad
SGT John Conrad

SGT John Conrad's prototype with a Line Crosser Badge so you can see the size of the prototype badge. SGT Conrad had the image of this badge tattooed on his forearm. This badge is of high quality and was probably made in Japan. As of this date, this is the only one known to exist.

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Line Crosser Badge
Line Crosser Badge

Tactical Liaison Office Line Crosser Badge. Original badges are made out of heavy cast brass, clutch back and serial numbered. A characteristic of all of the genuine badges is the nice cloisonné work of the Taegeuk.

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Line Crosser Badge
Line Crosser Badge

Tactical Liaison Office Line Crosser Badge. Original badges are made out of heavy cast brass, clutch back and serial numbered. A characteristic of all of the genuine badges is the nice cloisonné work of the Taegeuk.

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Line Crosser Badge
Line Crosser Badge

Tactical Liaison Office Line Crosser Badge. Original badges are made out of heavy cast brass, clutch back and serial numbered. A characteristic of all of the genuine badges is the nice cloisonné work of the Taegeuk.

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Line Crosser Badge
Line Crosser Badge

Line Crosser Badge. Original badges are made out of heavy cast brass, clutch back and serial numbered. A characteristic of all of the genuine badges is the nice cloisonné work of the Taegeuk. Courtesy of Jae Kwon

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Line Crosser Badge
Line Crosser Badge

Tactical Liaison Office Line Crosser Badge. Original badges are made out of heavy cast brass, clutch back and serial numbered. A characteristic of all of the genuine badges is the nice cloisonné work of the Taegeuk.

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Line Crosser Badge
Line Crosser Badge

Tactical Liaison Office Line Crosser Badge. Original badges are made out of heavy cast brass, clutch back and serial numbered. A characteristic of all of the genuine badges is the nice cloisonné work of the Taegeuk.

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Line Crosser Badge
Line Crosser Badge

Tactical Liaison Office Line Crosser Badge. Original badges are made out of heavy cast brass, clutch back and serial numbered. A characteristic of all of the genuine badges is the nice cloisonné work of the Taegeuk.

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Line Crosser Badge
Line Crosser Badge

Tactical Liaison Office Line Crosser Badge. Original badges are made out of heavy cast brass, clutch back and serial numbered. A characteristic of all of the genuine badges is the nice cloisonné work of the Taegeuk.

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Line Crosser Badge
Line Crosser Badge

This picture captures the translucent cloisonné work of the Taegeuk which is a characteristic of all genuine badges.

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1LT John Neofes
1LT John Neofes

Bullion on wool Tactical Liaison Office Line Crosser Badge Line Crosser badge, attributed to 1LT John Neofes. This is the only original wartime non metal Line Crosser badge that I have encountered. Courtesy of Bob Chatt

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Hong Seong Uoon
Hong Seong Uoon

Original Line Crosser Badge and certificate awarded to Hong Seong Uoon. Notice that area inside the wreath of the Line Crosser badge is cut out on this example, similar to how a Combat Infantryman Badge is.

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MSG Charles Lamb
MSG Charles Lamb

The original Line Crosser Badge certificate awarded to MSG Charlie Lamb. Translation: Certifies that the recipient courageously and faithfully served in the battle against the Communist invasion and the battle to keep citizens free from slavery. Grants the soldier the right to wear the TLO insignia.

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MSG Lamb Bronze Star Recommendation
MSG Lamb Bronze Star Recommendation

MSG Lamb's original recommendation for award of a Oak Leaf Cluster (denoting a 2nd award) for the Bronze Star Medal "with V" for Valor in connection with intelligence operations against the enemy while conducting Line Crosser missions with the TLO during the period of 22 April to 4 May 1953.

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Letter of Commendation
Letter of Commendation

Letter of Commendation from the G-2, 7th Infantry Division for MSG Charlie Lamb's Line Crosser exploits in the 7th Infantry Division sector.

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STEKY Agent Camera
STEKY Agent Camera

STEKY Agent Camera's were used by UNPFK Advisors while performing Line Crosser operations with the TLO. Original pictures taken by MSG Charlie Lamb with the STEKY in the Horseshoe area of the Yokkok Chon Valley area in 1953, developed and then spliced together to give this panoramic view of the area. The rocks were collected in the same area and brought home by MSG Lamb.

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Chorwon Map
Chorwon Map

The original topographical map carried and used by MSG Lamb during Line Crosser missions in the Chorwon.

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Chorwon Map
Chorwon Map

Closeup of a small portion of the topographical map carried and used by MSG Lamb during Line Crosser missions in the Chorwon. Notice the hand written notes on the map.

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