Comments for: Robert Rheault, Vietnam War Green Beret accused of murder, dies in Maine at 87

Posted Nov. 03, 2013, at 9:16 p.m.

In 1969 Col. Robert Rheault landed a long-coveted assignment in Vietnam: commanding the Green Berets, the daring U.S. Special Forces group championed by President John F. Kennedy and glorified by John Wayne. He had held the job for only three weeks, however, when a scandal broke — one that Time …

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