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  Tan Son Nhut Association Attendee's, Sep 14 - 17, 2017, Colorado Springs, CO
The below individuals have made reservations or have paid registration fees to TSNA.
There are currently 3 people registered to attend.
Kricho, Joe
Plunkett, George and Trish

Name:  Brigid Totten  (Wife of TSgt Gary Totten)Mar 22, 2017
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Comments:  I am writing this for my husband, we had put in for his VA claim and as he is Air Force, it didn't show that he was there until we got his buddy letter.

We went before the judge, he agreed with us and was granted approval for the claim.

His claim was for ischemic heart disease, they gave him only 10% and said it was under control with meds, not true.

He asked me if I could email the Association and ask if anyone else had the heart disease and what percentage they got.

It is a life threatening disease, can cause strokes and or death.

How they say it's controlled is beyond us.

I do know this might not be the best place to ask this, but we just do not know where else to go to ask questions.

If you cannot help us I understand completely.

My husband is TSgt Gary W Totten, retired Air Force, Tan Son Nhut 1966, Vehicle Mechanic TDY from Tachikowa AFB Japan.

Respectfully,
Brigid K Totten
FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:Mar 20, 2017

1.  Ayers, Douglas L., Ames, Iowa, 600th Photo Squadron, OLAA in Phu Cat
     PPIF Photo Precision Interpretation Facility Mobile     (New Member)
2.  Carlson, William C., Central Point, Oregon, 377th Supply Sq.
     (Renewed his membership for five years)
3.  Copperman, Ira B., Wyncote, Pennsylvania, Headquarters 7th Air Force
     (Renewed his membership)
4.  Dawe, James H., Warrenville, Illinois, HQ, 7th Air Force, NCOIC, Requirements Division
     (Renewed his membership and Donation to the Gerneral Fund)
5.  Ferrindino, Joseph, Seneca Falls, New York, 460th Tactical Reconnaissance
     Material Control, Big Eye Task Force     (Renewed his membership)
6.  Jenkins, Jerry D., Mill Valley, California, 1st Civil Engineering Group
     (Heavy Repair) Red Horse     (Renewed his membership for five years)
7.  Kraemer, John R., Eagan, Minnesota, 460th Avionics Maintenance Squadron
     (Renewed his membership)
8.  Nieves, Louis A., Staten Island, New York, 377th Supply Squadron (Clothing Issue)
     (Renewed his membership)
9.  Shoemate, Edwin R., Hixson, Tennessee, Admin Co. 9th ID
     (Renewed his membership)


Plaque Fry


Name:  Joe Hannum  (2nd Signal Group)Mar 12, 2017
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Comments:  I was stationed at Tan Son Nhut, Hotel-3 attached to 2nd Signal Group, Army Aviation 15 Nov 1966 to 15 Nov 1967.

I returned TDY for "Project Fix", 16 Feb 1968 to 15 May 1968.

I liked your web site and would like to know more about it.

Thank you,
Joe Hannum
FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:Mar 06, 2017

1.  Goodno, Solon J., Gulfport, Mississippi, Headquarters, 7th Air Force, 7th AF Graphics
     (Renewed his membership)
2.  Grover, Melvin G., Jr., San Antonio, Texas, 377th Security Police Squadron
     (New Member)
3.  Love, Garland W., Tucson, Arizona, 377th USAF Dispensary, Medical Superintendent
     (Renewed his membership)
4.  Maranville, James I., Clarinda, Iowa, 360th Tactical Electronic Warfare
     (Renewed his membership)
5.  Markson, James J., Brooklyn, New York, 377th Security Police Squadron
     (Renewed his membership and donated to "Memorial Fund")
6.  Martin, Joel K., Richmond, Texas, OL 1508 USAF Pac Postal Courier Service
     (New Member)
7.  Martin, Johnny A., Spencer, North Carolina, 377th Security Police Squadron
     (Renewed his membership)
8.  Newberg, James H., Nacogdoches, Texas, 377th Security Police Squadron
     (Renewed his membership and donated to "Memorial Fund")
9.  Passi, Henry R., North East, Maryland, 7th Air Force Flt Ops, Scatback, T-39 Instructor
     (Renewed his membership and donated to "General Fund")
10.  Schuhmacher, James, Hartford City, Indiana, 1st Marines Combat, Infantry
     (Renewed his membership)
11.  Shea, Michael, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1876th Communications Squadron
     (Renewed his membership)

Plaque Fry


Name:  Larry Fry  (Detachment 8, 2nd ADVON)Mar 05, 2017
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Comments:  The March 2017 Revetments, is now available on the TSNA website.

Use this link to access the website:    http://www.tsna.org/revetments/index.html

The above link will take you to the "Revetments" main index listing.

Click on the 2017 button and the Mar 2017, issue will be the next thing you see.

Larry E. Fry
Editor, Revetments

Plaque Fry
Name:  Larry Fry  (Detachment 8, 2nd ADVON)Mar 1, 2017
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Comments:  I just got back home from an extended vacation.

It will be at least tomorrow before Revetments will be posted.

Larry E. Fry
Editor, Revetments

Plaque Fry
Name:  Charles Penley  (377th Security Police Squadron)Mar 1, 2017
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Comments:  The Tan Son Nhut Association, Photograph of the Month for March 2017 has just now been posted.  Please go to URL:   http://www.tsna.org/photo/index.html

Hope that you enjoy them.

Charles Penley

Plaque Penley
Name:  Rich Carvell  (12th Reconnaissance Intelligence Technical Sq)Feb 24, 2017
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Comments:  The Tan Son Nhut Association is accepting applications for the school year beginning in the Fall of 2017 for a $5,000 scholarship from high school seniors.

The student must be a direct descendant of one who served in Vietnam for any period from January 1, 1959, to April 30, 1975.

Service may be either with the Armed Forces of the United States or the Republic of Vietnam or as a civilian at Tan Son Nhut Air Base either as an American or Vietnamese citizen.

Deadline to apply is May 1, 2017.

The scholarship is awarded in equal amounts over four years, provided the student maintains a 3.00 grade point average at the end of each school term and completes a minimum of 30 semester hours each year.

Recipients must pursue a four-year degree as a resident student at an accredited United States accredited college or university that grants bachelor or higher degrees but may begin higher education studies at a two-year accredited institution and transfer to an accredited school to complete the final two years leading to a bachelor's degree.

Complete information about eligibility, distribution of benefits, and renewal of the scholarship and the application are available at the Tan Son Nhut Association website at URL: http://www.tsna.org/scholarship/index.html and must be mailed no later than May 1, 2017 to:

TSNA Scholarship Committee
c/o Committee Chair
4214 Brenda Street
Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

Plaque Carvell
Name:  Joe Kricho  (1876th Communications Squadron)Feb 18, 2017
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Comments:  I am trying to find out who, and how many, of our membership are graduates of the USAF Academy.

This may play a big part in our planning of our September 2017 Reunion in Colorado Springs, CO, especially since we are considering some activities at the USAF Academy.

You may respond in this forum, or, you may contact our Director of Reunion Planning, Joe Kricho, at: TSNA2017Reunion@gmail.com or 67VietVet68@gmail.com

Thank you for your help in getting this information.

Plaque Kricho
Name:  Charles Penley  (377th Security Police Squadron)Jan 31, 2017
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Comments:  The Tan Son Nhut Association, Photograph of the Month for February 2017 has just now been posted.  Please go to URL:   http://www.tsna.org/photo/index.html

Hope that you enjoy them.

Charles Penley

Plaque Penley
Name:  Larry Fry  (Detachment 8, 2nd ADVON)Jan 30, 2017
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Comments:  The February 2017 Revetments, is now available on the TSNA website.

Use this link to access the website:    http://www.tsna.org/revetments/index.html

The above link will take you to the "Revetments" main index listing.

Click on the 2017 button and the Feb 2017, issue will be the next thing you see.

Larry E. Fry
Editor, Revetments

Plaque Fry
FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:Jan 25, 2017

1.  Bird, Gary L., Wichita, Kansas, 377th Security Police Squadron
     (Renewed his membership)
2.  Butler, David J., Columbus, Ohio, 232nd Signal Co., 39th Signal BN., US Army
     (Renewed his membership)

Plaque Fry


Name:  Charles Penley  (Sentry Dogs)Jan 14, 2017
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Comments:  For the 377th Security Policemen, and other interested individuals, the 377th Security Police Squadron Newsletter, Volume 1, 2016, is available.

Use this link to access the website:    http://377sps.org/newsletter/index.html

The above link will take you to the Newsletter main index listing.

Click on the 2016 button and Volume 1 will be the next thing you see.

Charles Penley
Editor, 377th SPS Newsletter
FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:Jan 13, 2017

1.  Economou, Nicholas M., Mooresville, North Carolina, Det 1, 45th Tactical Recon Sq
     (Renewed his membership)
2.  Ramey, David, Middletown, Ohio, 377th Security Police Squadron
     (Renewed his membership, donated to the General Fund)
3.  Rodriguez, Raul, Victoria, Texas, 377th Transportation Squadron
     (Renewed his membership)
4.  Wisner, Donald S., Belleville, Illinois, 16th Tactical Recon Sq, 460th TRS
     Crew Chief RF-4C  (Renewed his membership, donated to the General Fund)

Plaque Fry


FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:Jan 4, 2017

1.  Bell, Danny E., Cedartown, Georgia, 460th AEMS Sq, INS/FLR
     (Renewed his membership)
2.  Burns, John, Baldwinville, Massachusetts, 460th FMS, 45th TAC Recon Sq.
     Jet Engine Mechanic RF-101  (Renewed his membership, donation to the General Fund)
3.  Medeiros, Robert B., Forestdale, Massachusetts, 310th Tactical Airlift Wing (TAS)
     (Renewed his membership)
4.  Patton, Lynn, Accident, Maryland, 377th Security Police Squadron
     (Donation to the Scholarship fund)
5.  Swift, Michael T., Owensboro, Kentucky, 377th Combat Support Group
     Postal Ops/Augmentee with 377th Security Police Squadron  (Renewed his membership)
6.  Tripi, Robert C., Westborough, Massachusetts, 460th AMS (Airborne Nav)
     (Renewed his membership)

Plaque Fry


Name:  Bill HennigarJan 4, 2017
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Comments:  I was TDY to TSN from Naha, Okinawa. I worked on all models of C-130's assigned to TSN.

I believe I was in a Detachment. I was at TSN from Mar '69-Jun '69.
Name:  Larry Fry  (Detachment 8, 2nd ADVON)Jan 1, 2017
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Comments:  The January 2017 Revetments, is now available on the TSNA website.

Use this link to access the website:    http://www.tsna.org/revetments/index.html

The above link will take you to the "Revetments" main index listing.

Click on the 2017 button and the Jan 2017, issue will be the next thing you see.

Larry E. Fry
Editor, Revetments

Plaque Fry
Name:  Charles Penley  (377th Security Police Squadron)Jan 1, 2017
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Comments:  The Tan Son Nhut Association, Photograph of the Month for January 2017 has just now been posted.  Please go to URL:   http://www.tsna.org/photo/index.html

Hope that you enjoy them.

Charles Penley

Plaque Penley
Name:  Charles Penley  (377th Security Police)Jan 01, 2017
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Comments:  Happy New Year to one and all !!!  We have gotten together many times in 2016.   Helped in sharing our memories and helped other veterans, with their search, for answers.  We all hope that 2017 will be a better year than 2016.

Stay warm and safe,

Charles Penley

Plaque Penley
Name:  Charles Penley  (377th Security Police)Jan 01, 2017
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Comments:  FROM THE WEB MASTER: Today is Jan 01, 2017. I hope that everyone had their wishes granted from the year 2016. However, I am personally wishing each and every one of you a better year in 2017. So what do you want to talk about this year? I would like to hear from all who come to this web page. How can this web page help you get better informed?

Charles Penley

Plaque Penley


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