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1 Graphic courtesy of:

Donald W. Roberts, USAF MSgt (Ret)
615th Field Training Detachment
Tan Son Nhut Air Base
Oct 1967 - March 1968

615s attached to the 33rd Wing.  I am in the middle and my two Vietnamese Instructors are on each side.
2 Graphic courtesy of:  Donald W. Roberts.

South Vietnamese government awarding me a medal.
3 Graphic courtesy of:  Donald W. Roberts

My class room building is shown to to the right.  The black smoke is coming from where a 122mm rocket landed.
4 Graphic courtesy of:  Donald W. Roberts

Here I am standing in front of the orderly room.
5 Graphic courtesy of:  Donald W. Roberts.

Looking out the front of were we lived.  The new building is were the snipers were living until TET.
6 Graphic courtesy of:  Donald W. Roberts

The news clipping in the center, is the article were sixty South Vietnamese Air Force (VNAF) students received diplomas, first article is were I was awarded a medal for teaching C-119 reciprocating engine as an instructor at Tan Son Nhut.


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

Thornton's Citations is at URL:
 http://www.specialoperations.com/MOH/thornton.html


Mini-symposiums, will be publicized as plans are finalized

 Meet your Veteran Brothers and Sisters



 Point of Contact TSNA:
 George Plunkett
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 Point of Contact Scatback:
 Bob Laymon
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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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