He was a CLERK for a Recon battalion a rifleman and a COOK. Period. No secret stuff. No intel work. He got paid by his MOS – And there is nothing secret in a CLERK, a rifleman for 4 months and a COOK.His story vs his records are pure BS.
Claims: William “Pila” Chiles is a decorated Purple Heart Vietnam veteran with Fleet Marine Forces, Pacific, the Marine Corps elite Reconnaissance Unit, and survivor of a Top Secret experimental program in guerilla warfare. As a Recon Marine, he volunteered for the program which experienced more than a 50% casualty rate, among the highest casualty rates of the Vietnam war. He suffered PTSD and was in a straightjacket. : He wrote in his book here http://www.amazon.com/The-Secrets-Mysteries-Hawaii-Call/dp/1558743626 that he is a decorated Vietnam Marine Corps veteran, a member of an elite reconnaissance unit that served under heavy combat, and a survivor of a top secret experimental program in guerilla warfare. “After Vietnam, I became Chief of Military Police in charge of stationing Marine guards at top secret facilities throughout the globe.”