Tan Son Nhut Association Photo of the Month
TSNA Patch

5 Graphic courtesy of:

Charles Penley
377th Security Police Squadron
Sentry Dog Section
Oct 1967 - Jul 1969

Some people go to Pigeon Forge for Dollywood or the Outlet Mall or because of the myriad of other amusements, restaurants, and shopping to keep family members occupied.

The "Old Mill" is still operational and you may tour it to see how it works.
6 Graphic courtesy of:

Rick Lettau
823rd Civil Engineer Squadron
"Red Horse"
March 1969 - March 1970

Vietnamese Congress Building, Saigon, Vietnam.
4 Graphic courtesy of:

Jim Stewart
377th Security Police Squadron
Sentry Dog Section
Sep 1967 - Sep 1968

This is my zippo lighter showing both the front and the back.
1 Graphic courtesy of:

George Plunkett
1st Mobile Communications Group
1961st Communications Group
Jul 1962 - Jul 1963  (TDY)
October 1966 - April 1967

LT Mike Thornton, U.S. Navy, SEAL Advisor, (Ret,) Recipient Medal of Honor

Thornton's Citations is at URL:

Tan Son Nhut Association 2009 Reunion, Oct 15, 2009 - Oct 18 2009, Guest Speaker, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

Have you made your plans to be there and meet your fellow brothers and sisters from Tan Son Nhut Air Base?
2 Graphic courtesy of:  George Plunkett


LT Tom Norris and PO2 Michael Thornton, 15 Oct 1973 Medal of Honor day.

Michael Thornton is the only man to win the Medal of Honor for saving the life of a man who ALSO won the Medal of Honor, LT Tom Norris.
3 Graphic courtesy of:  George Plunkett

Medal of Honor holder, Michael Thorton.

Tan Son Nhut Association
Scatback Personnel
2009 Reunion
October 15 - October 18, 2009

Military and Civilian Employee's that were assigned to, or came thru Tan Son Nhut, Air Base, Republic of Vietnam 1959 - 1975

 * Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is the destination
 * Dollywood Theme Park
 * Ripleys Aquarium Of The Smokies
 * Music Theaters
 * Restaurants
 * Shopping Outlets
 * Great Smoky Mountains National Park

 *  Guest speaker:

LT Mike Thornton, U.S. Navy, SEAL Advisor, (Ret,) Recipient Medal of Honor


Thornton's Citations is at URL:

Mini-symposiums, will be publicized as plans are finalized

 Meet your Veteran Brothers and Sisters

 Point of Contact TSNA:
 George Plunkett

 Point of Contact Scatback:
 Bob Laymon
October 2009 Calendar
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Registration and Check-in:  Identify yourself with the TSNA - Scatback 2009 Reunion, to get this special room rate.

You do not have to be a member to attend.

MainStay Suites Hotel
410 Pine Mountain Road
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee  37863

Toll Free:  1-888-428-8350
Fax:  1-865-428-5217

Room Rate:  $ 102.00 per night, plus tax

Check-in Thursday, Oct 15, 2009, 3:00 p.m.

TSNA 2009 reunion cost will be $130.00 per person, the same as last year.

This cost covers the expense of the hospitality suite, Saturday night banquet dinner, Sunday morning buffet breakfast and travel expenses for our honored guests.

 Breakfast:  Free Deluxe Continental.

 Banquet Dinner will be:

 A Smoky Mountain Luau  Tropical Fruits with a Pina Colada Dip, Fresh Tossed Greens with Condiments and Honey-Lime Dressing.

Feaures a Slow Roasted Whole Hog, Baked Tilapia with a Ginger/Soy Glaze, and Sweet & Sour Pineapple Grilled Chicken Breast.

Served with Boiled Red Potatoes, Vegetable Medley and Key Lime Pie for Dessert.

 A Refreshing Tropical Fruit Punch is served along with Tea and Coffee.

 We'll See You There!

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