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a Graphic courtesy of:

Carol Bessette
Headquarters, 7th Air Force
Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Saigon, Vietnam
April 1968 - May 1969

I finally got to see the post-restoration statue in daylight on Sunday and there is such a difference.  There is now a distinct difference between the color of the uniforms and the skin color of each of the men.   I really like it and did not expect this change.  Now people are wondering whether they will do the Women's Memorial the same way, I wouldn't mind.

TSNA made a donation to the restoration funding so we are seeing the results of our donation.
1 Graphic courtesy of:

George Plunkett
1st Mobile Communications Group
Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Saigon, Vietnam
October 1966 - April 1967

Taking some time off and relaxing.
2 Graphic courtesy of:

Charles Penley
377th Security Police Squadron
Sentry Dog Section
October 1967 - July 1969

An aerial photograph found on the internet.

It shows the area outside Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Main Gate on the last days of the Vietnam War.
3 Graphic courtesy of:  Charles Penley

This medal is the one that everyone assigned to Vietnam is authorized to wear.
4 Graphic courtesy of:

Mike Schneider
8th Aerial Support Squadron, Air Freight Specialist
Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Saigon, Vietnam
August 1964 -  August 1965

This is me standing on the sidewalk of my first home, when arriving at Tan Son Nhut.
5 Graphic courtesy of:  Mike Schneider

This picture looks north over tent city.
6 Graphic courtesy of:  Mike Schneider

As you can see from the picture some of the men were very creative at making their tent a thing of beauty.

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