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Cover Graphic courtesy of:

Bill Coup
460th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing
1965 - 1966 and 1970 - 1971

The Tan Son Nhut Association came about because of two men.

President Emeritus Don Parker, 1996 - 2014

President Emeritus, John Peele, 1996 - 2014.
1 Graphic courtesy of:

Bud Gardstein
377th Security Police Squadron
Charlie Sector
Jun 69 - Jun 70
2 Graphic courtesy of:

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

US Army, 69th Signal BN personnel, manning the telephone switch board.
3 Graphic courtesy of:  Charles Penley

Tan Son Nhut Base Library.
4 Graphic courtesy of:

Charles Tarver
HQ Company, MACV, J3 Operations Staff
United States Army
April 1972 - March 1973

The photograph on the left is showing a portion of the Dodge City Billets, located on the MACV Compound.

This is where I lived and played.
5 Graphic courtesy of:  Charles Tarver

The photograph on the left is showing a portion of the MACV Headquarters
6 Graphic courtesy of:  Charles Tarver

The photograph on the left is the path that we took on a daily basis from Dodge City Billets to MACV HQ.
7 Graphic courtesy of:  Charles Penley

It's a nice looking lighter.
8 Graphic courtesy of:  Charles Penley

The Air Police posts we had in 1964 was:

1.  2nd Air Division HQ.
2.  Lucky Dragon HQ (Puff the Magic Dragon's)
3.  Base Operations
4.  Recon Aircraft area
5.  A couple of C-47's named Puff.

Lucky Dragon's mission we did not know.
,br>Only they just kept loading ammunition and flying nights.
9 Graphic courtesy of:  Charles Penley

This photograph was taken at the 377th Security Police Squadron, sentry dog kennels.

The kennels was located on the north side of the base, near the O-55 Gate and the north Catholic Church.

It was common knowledge that while clearing your individual weapon and it did not fire inside the barrell, then it was supposed to be an automatic "Article-15."

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