Tan Son Nhut Association Photo of the Month
TSNA Patch

7 Graphic courtesy of:

George Plunkett
1st Mobile Communications Group
1961st Communications Group
October 1966 - April 1967

An Iraqi war Veteran, Josh McCart is shown with his wife and family.

L - R:  "Halley" the pointer dog, Josh, Nathan, Amber and "Gator" she's a daddy's girl.
8 Graphic courtesy of:  George Plunkett

Josh McCart proudly displays the Tan Son Nhut Association, Challenge Coin in the display box.
1 Graphic courtesy of:

Dave Butler
232nd Signal Co., 39th Signal BN., US Army
March 1962 - March 1963

Jim is performing his laundry duties within his company area.
2 Graphic courtesy of:  Dave Butler

Lambretta's near the main gate to Tan Son Nhut January 1963.
3 Graphic courtesy of:  Dave Butler

Air Terminal at Tan Son Nhut.  It is Feb 24, 1963 and General Harkins is with Col Pomeroy (in white shorts) of the 232nd Signal Company.
4 Graphic courtesy of:  Dave Butler

45th Helicopter Squadron area, 1962.
5 Graphic courtesy of:  Dave Butler

45th Helicopter Squadron.
6 Graphic courtesy of:  Dave Butler

Chow time, then afterwards we wash our mess kits.

1.  We do this by placing our cups on the mess kit handle, then dip it in scalding hot water to get excess food off.

2.  Then we dip it in scalding soapy water.

3.  Then we dip in in scalding rinse water.
9 Graphic courtesy of:

Don Seagraves

377th Security Police Squadron.
March 1969 - March 1970

I wore this hat and patch for the 2009 Memorial Day weekend.

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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