About SOG

Take Point.

Our story begins in Vietnam, where members of a highly classified US special ops unit - known as MACV-SOG - carried a unique combat knife into the jungle on covert missions. Years later, in 1986, that knife inspired a young designer, named Spencer Frazer, to found SOG Specialty Knives. His mission: to reproduce the original SOG Bowie knife and pay tribute to the special ops unit that created it. Read more

MacV History

SOG was named in honor of a covert US Special Ops unit that fought in Vietnam. That unit was known as known as Military Assistance Command, Vietnam - Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG). Its existence once denied by the US Government, it wasn't until long after the war that the SOG story could even be told. Read more

  • Spencer Frazer

    "SOG started some 25 years ago in my apartment with a simple mission: To create innovative products that stand apart from the pack." Read more

  • Vision, Mission & Values

    We strive to create the most distinctive gear. We design and create gear of the highest quality, distinction and value. Read more

  • Careers

    "SOG Knives is a competitive and rewarding work environment based just north of Seattle, Washington.
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