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FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:August 14, 2022

Renewals

1.  Hoppe, Richard D. (Platte, South Dakota)
     12th T.R.S. - Aircraft Maintenance - Crew Chief - RF-4C
     (September 1968 - September 1969)
     (New Member)
2.  Kaminski, Robert S. (Beavercreek, Ohio)
     7th AF, 13th Recon Tech Squadron, Supervising Officer Imagery Analysis
     (December 1965 - January 1966)
     (Renewed Membership and Donated to the General Fund)
3.  Staten, Dr. Richard C. (Milton, Georgia)
     In Honor his father Maj. Caroll Milton Staten, USAF Retired - 616th Military Airlift Support Squadron
     (February 1967 - January 1968)
     (Renewed Membership and Donated to the General, Memorial and Scholarship Funds)
4.  Stine, Raymond C. (Williamstown, Pennsylvania)
     37th CAMS, Parachute/Life Support Group
     (Renewed Membership)


Reunion

1.  Lee, Tim and Linda. Waynesville, Ohio)
     HQ, 7th Air Force, Clerk for 7th AF Intelligence
     (April 1969 - April 1970)
2.  Kaminski, Robert. (Beavercreek, Ohio)
     7th AF, 13th Recon Tech Squadron, Supervising Officer Imagery Analysis
     (December 1965 - January 1966)
3.  Smith, Jimmy and Carla Rose. (Dayton, Ohio)
     OLAA, Det. 2, 15th Aerial Support Squadron, Quinhon Army Airfield, Air Freight
     (January 1968 - January 1969)
4.  Tiffany, Mike and Karen. (Janesville, Wisconsin)
     1876th Communications Squadron
     (October 1969 - October 1970)

Plaque Fry


FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:August 5, 2022

Renewals

1.  Allscheid, Robert J. (Columbia, Illinois)
     377th Supply Squadron, Scheduler and Console Operator for Base Supply
     (October 1967 - January 1969)
     (Renewed Membership for 5 Years)
2.  Alvestad, Kathy. (Gig Harbor, Washington)
     Agent Orange Widow, husband assigned to 310th TAS, Aircraft Crew Chief
     (February 1972 - March 1973)
     (Renewed Membership and Donated to the General Fund)
3.  Beyette, Peter F. (North Collins, New York)
     6922nd Security Wing, Det 5
     (June 1966 - June 1968)
     (Renewed Membership for 5 Years)
4.  Jackson, Chauncey D. (San Antonio, Texas)
     7th Air Force (DOY) / Managed South East Asia Database (SEADAB)
     (August 1971 - August 1972)
     (Renewed Membership)
5.  Linnemann, Robert B. (Waldorf, Maryland)
     8th Aerial Port (Traffic Analysis)
     (June 1967 - June 1968)
     (Renewed Membership and Donated to the Memorial Fund)
6.  Rose, David F. (East Wenatchee, Washington)
     377th Security Police Squadron
     (September 1970 - September 1971)
     (Renewed Membership)


Reunion

1.  Bontya, George. (Murrells Inlet, South Carolina)
     377th Civil Engineer's Squadron (Sign Shop)
     (October 1969 - February 1971)
2.  Driesbach, Rick. (Huntsville, Alabama)
     12th Reconnaissance Intelligence Technical Squadron (Air Intelligence Officer)
     (October 1972 - March 1973)
3.  Reynolds, Gary and Elaine. (Muskegon, Michigan)
     600th Photo Squadron
     (August 1968 - August 1969)

Plaque Fry


Name:  Larry Fry  (Detachment 8, 2nd ADVON)August 1, 2022
Email:  

Comments:  The August 2022 Revetments, is now available on the TSNA website.

Use this link to access the website:    http://www.tsna.org/revetments/index.html

The above link will take you to the "Revetments" main index listing.

Click on the "2022" button and the August 2022, issue will be the next thing you see.

Larry E. Fry
Editor, Revetments

Plaque Fry
FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:July 9, 2022

Renewals

1.  Ghizzone, Joseph V. (Broomfield, Colorado)
     6250th Combat Group, 377th Civil Engineers
     (January 1966 - February 1967)
     (Renewed Membership)



Plaque Fry



Name:  Larry Fry  (Detachment 8, 2nd ADVON)July 1, 2022
Email:  

Comments:  The July 2022 Revetments, is now available on the TSNA website.

Use this link to access the website:    http://www.tsna.org/revetments/index.html

The above link will take you to the "Revetments" main index listing.

Click on the "2022" button and the July 2022, issue will be the next thing you see.

Larry E. Fry
Editor, Revetments

Plaque Fry
FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:July 1, 2022

Renewals

1.  Doster, William G. (South Windsor, Connecticut)
     377th Security Police Squadron
     (October 1965 - November 1966)
     (Renewed Membership)
2.  Hegele Sr., Robert. (Hatboro, Pennsylvania)
     377th Security Police Squadron
     (Renewed Membership)
3.  Oszman, Michael J. (Benbrook, Texas)
     U.S. Army
     (6 months 1964, 1966 - 1967, 1968 - 1969)
     (Renewed Membership)



Plaque Fry


FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:June 12, 2022

Renewals/Donations

1.  Burdick, Robert W. (Marquette, Wisconsin)
     33rd Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron
     (Donated to General Fund)
2.  Donnelly, Lawrence G. (Saddle Brook, New Jersey)
     460th Field Maintenance Squadron
     (November 1968 - December 1969)
     (Renewed Membership for 5 Years and Donated to General, Memorial and Scholarship Funds)
3.  Gardner, Ronald G. (Tiverton, Rhode Island)
     1876th Communications Squadron
     (Renewed Membership)
4.  Rung, Thomas. (Fenton, Missouri)
     377th Services, Food Service
     (June 1971 - August 1971)
     (Renewed Membership)



Plaque Fry


Name:  Larry Fry  (Detachment 8, 2nd ADVON)May 30, 2022
Email:  

Comments:  The June 2022 Revetments, is now available on the TSNA website.

Use this link to access the website:    http://www.tsna.org/revetments/index.html

The above link will take you to the "Revetments" main index listing.

Click on the �2022� button and the June 2022, issue will be the next thing you see.

Larry E. Fry
Editor, Revetments

Plaque Fry
FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:May 30, 2022

Renewals

1.  Chandler, Allen. (Deerfield, Illinois)
     19th SOS / 17th SOS
     (1966 - 1968 / 1970)
     (Renewed Membership)


Reunion

1.  Veblen, Chris and Victoria Meadows. (Shelton, Washington)
     Det. 1, 834th Air Division
     (January 1971 - January 1972)

Plaque Fry



FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:May 24, 2022

Reunion

1.  Carvell, Rich and Sue. (Jonesboro, Arkansas)
     12th Reconnaissance Intelligence Technical Squadron (Photo Lab OIC)
     (June 1970 - June 1971)
2.  Nivens, Kerry and Margaret. (Huntsville, Alabama)
     377th Support Group, POL
     (December 1966 - December 1967)

Plaque Fry


FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:May 18, 2022

Renewals

1.  Love, Terry M. (Shawnee, Kansas)
     1st Signal Brigade (USA), Aviation Section
     (Renewed Membership)
2.  Messer, SMSgt. Lowell. (Ohatchee, Alabama)
     6250th Combat Support Group
     (Renewed Membership for 5 Years)
3.  Nivens, Margaret W. (Huntsville, Alabama)
     Wife of TSNA Director Kerry Nivens
     (Renewed Membership and Donated to Scholarship Fund)
4.  Price, John J. (Newberry, South Carolina)
     377th Security Police Squadron
     (Renewed Membership for 5 Years)
5.  Sasser, Herbert E. (Collins, Mississippi)
     377th Security Police Squadron
     (August 1967 - June 1968)
     (New Member)


Reunion

1.  Brown, Randall and Rita. (Green Valley, Arizona)
     OL1508 Postal and Courier
     (January 1967 - February 1968)
2.  Davis, Stan (Guest: Ryan Davis). (Ft. Benning, Georgia)
     U.S. Army
3.  Earnest, Tom and Joyce (Guest: Dennis Earnest). (San Antonio, Texas)
     377th Combat Support Group
4.  Patton, Lynn and Linda. (Accident, Maryland)
     377th Security Police Squadron
     (1971 - 1972)
5.  Redlinski, Gary and Diana. (Rochester, New York)
     US Mortuary, Graves Registration ID Specialist
     (May 1968 - July 1970)

Plaque Fry


Name:  Larry Fry  (Detachment 8, 2nd ADVON)May 2, 2022
Email:  

Comments:  The May 2022 Revetments, is now available on the TSNA website.

Use this link to access the website:    http://www.tsna.org/revetments/index.html

The above link will take you to the "Revetments" main index listing.

Click on the �2022� button and the May 2022, issue will be the next thing you see.

Larry E. Fry
Editor, Revetments

Plaque Fry
FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:May 2, 2022

Renewals

1.  Cline, Keith A. (Springfield, Ohio)
     Defense Communications Agency, Classified Courier
     (December 1966 - July 1967)
     (Renewed Membership)
2.  Ramey, William D. (Middletown, Ohio)
     377th Security Police Squadron
     (January 1969 - January 1970)
     (Renewed Membership and Donated to General Fund)
3.  Takeuchi, Martin T. (Chino, California)
     8th Aerial Port Squadron
     (December 1967 - December 1968)
     (Renewed Membership and Donated to General Fund)


Reunion

1.  Mortensen, Paul and Amy. (Payson, Arizona)
     Det 19, 9th Air Postal Squadron, Postal and Courier
     (March 1966 - February 1967)
2.  Penn, Hugh and Kathy. (Sandy Springs, Georgia)
     33rd Combat Support Group, CBPO
     (February 1969 - January 1970)
3.  Stringer, David and Arsenia (Senny). (Magnolia, Texas)
     31st ARRS, 39th ARRS, 20th MAS, 776 TAS, Aircraft Loadmaster
     (July 1968 - April 1975)

Plaque Fry


FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:April 24, 2022

Renewals

1.  Boyer, Richard. (Deatsville, Alabama)
     7th AF Intelligence Div. Tactical Air Control Center (TACC)
     (December 1970 - December 1971)
     (Renewed Membership)
2.  Gales, Robert R. (Clifton, Virginia)
     37tth Combat Support Group, Office of the Staff Judge Advocate
     (March 1968 - March 1969)
     (Renewed Membership for 5 Years)


Reunion

1.  Csordas, Andy and Rena. (Lexington, Kentucky)
     Special COMSEC Support Detachment
     (June 1970 - December 1970)
2.  Fields, Gary R. (Columbia, Missouri)
     377th Civil Engineer Squadron
     (February 1969 - February 1970)
3.  Jernigan, Johnnie and Sharon. (Beavercreek, Ohio)
     460th Armament and Electronics Maintenance Squadron (Navigation Shop)
     (February 1967 - February 1968)

Plaque Fry


April 19, 2022

TO ALL MEMBERS:

If you receive the following email from TSNA or any board member, please delete and disregard as it is a scam:

"Tan Son Nhut Association need some gift cards for humanitarian relief donation to the Ukrainian Children, women and elderly who are the most vulnerable in the Russian invasion of Ukraine. I am liable for reimbursement. Need more info?"



FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:April 18, 2022

Renewals

1.  Carter, Steve. (Hernando, Mississippi)
     377th Civil Engineer Squadron
     (March 1967 - March 1968/November 1969 - October 1970)
     (Renewed Membership for 5 Years and Donated to General, Scholarship and Memorial Funds)
2.  Facey, David G. (Lakeland, Florida)
     460th Field Maintenance Squadron, Jet Engine Mechanic
     (January 1967 - May 1968)
     (Renewed Membership)
3.  Martin, Floyd M. (Everett, Washington)
     6250th Combat Support Group, 377th Supply Squadron
     (Renewed Membership)
4.  Rescigno, Carmen. (Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey)
     8th Aerial Port Squadron, Air Freight Specialist
     (March 1968 - March 1969)
     (Renewed Membership)
5.  Rumberg, Morton M. (Roseville, California)
     377th Combat Support Group, TACC
     (June 1966 - June 1967)
     (Renewed Membership)
6.  Totten, Gary W. (Castle Rock, Washington)
     377th Transportation Squadron, Vehicle Maintenance, Minor Repair/Gas Station/Wrecker Driver
     (February 1967 - February 168)
     (Renewed Membership for 5 Years and Donated to General Fund)


Reunion

1.  Bucholz, Bernard and Margaret. (Wheaton, Illinois)
     1876th Communications Squadron, Comm Center Specialist, 7th AF HQ Comm Center
     (February 1967 - February 1968)
2.  Crumpton, Charles and Paula. (Minden, Louisiana)
     377th CAM Squadron, Det #1, 834 Air Division Material Control Officer
     (November 1970 - June 1972)
3.  Phipps, Eddie. (Fairborn, Ohio)
     3rd Marine Division
     (February 1968 - August 1969)

Plaque Fry


Name:  Larry Fry  (Detachment 8, 2nd ADVON)April 2, 2022
Email:  

Comments:  The April 2022 Revetments, is now available on the TSNA website.

Use this link to access the website:    http://www.tsna.org/revetments/index.html

The above link will take you to the "Revetments" main index listing.

Click on the �2022� button and the April 2022, issue will be the next thing you see.

Larry E. Fry
Editor, Revetments

Plaque Fry
March 31, 2022

TO ALL MEMBERS:

The Tan Son Nhut Association 2022 Reunion registration form for Dayton, OH September 22 - 25 2022 is now avaliable on the Reunion Page.

If you plan to attend, please fill out the form and return with payment (check only) to the following:

Tan Son Nhut Association
P.O. Box 236
Penryn, PA 17564-0236

Registration form with payment must be received no later than September 1, 2022.

Questions regarding Registration or the Reunion should be directed to:

Paul Mortensen
Director of Reunion Planning


Hotel Information

Hope Hotel and Richard Holbrooke Conferenece Room
10823 Chidlaw Rd (Outside Gate 12A)
Wright Patterson AFB 45433
Phone: 37-879-266

Hotel Registration must be made by telephone. Mention TAN SON NHUT ASSOCIATION, Do not say TSNA
Room Rate $109.00 plus taxes and Breakfast Coupons will be provided at check-in

Complete information about 2022 Reunion and registration form are available at:

 http://www.tsna.org/reunion/2022/index.html


FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:March 30, 2022

Renewals/New Member

1.  Batey, Larry E. (Riverview, Florida)
     377th Supply Squadron, Materials Supply Specialist
     (April 1971 - May 1972)
     (Renewed Membership)
2.  Davis, Stanley D. (Eleanor, West Virginia)
     1876th Communications Squadron, Communicaion Center Specialist
     (July 1967 - July 1968)
     (New Member)

Plaque Fry


FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:March 24, 2022

Renewals

1.  Anno, Margaret H. (Fairfax, Virginia)
     12th RITS (1st Lt.)
     (New Member)
2.  Cooperman, Ira R. (Wyncote, Pennsylvania)
     Headquarters 7th Air Force
     (Renewed Membership and Donated to Scholarship Fund)
3.  Dawe, James H. (Warrenville, Illinois)
     HQ, 7th Air Force, NCOIC, Requirements Division
     (January 1972 - November 1972)
     (Renewed Membership)
4.  Geisler, Edmond H. (Oakhurst, California)
     460th Field Maintenance Squadron, Engine Shop
     (September 1966 - August 1967)
     (Renewed Membership and Donted to General Fund)
5.  Kramer, John R. (Eagan, Minnesota)
     460th 460th Avionics Maintenance Squadron
     (August 1968 - August 1969)
     (Renewed Membership)
6.  Lee, Timothy A. (Waynesville, Ohio)
     HQ, 7th Air Force, Clerk for 7th AF Intelligence
     (April 1969 - April 1970)
     (Renewed Membership to Life Member and Donated to General Fund)
7.  Nieves, Louis A. (Staten Island, New York)
     377th Supply Squadron (Clothing Issue)
     (September 1970 - September 1971)
     (Renewed Membership)
8.  Schulte, Eugene V. (Snellville, Georgia)
     Radio Cable Co. Signal Support Agency Saigon Tactical Microwave Oper/Repairman
     (July 1970 - June 171)
     (Renewed Membership and Donated to General, Scholarship, and Memorial Funds)

Plaque Fry


FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:March 12, 2022

Renewals

1.  Markson, James J. (Fairport, New York)
     377th Security Police Squadron
     (Renewed Membership and Donated to General, Memorial and Scholarship Funds)
2.  Passi, Hank R. (North East, Maryland)
     7th Air Force Flt Ops, Scatback, T-39 Instructor
     (1969 - 1970)
     (Renewed Membership)
3.  Shea, Michael W. (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)
     1876th Communications Squadron
     (October 1970 - September 1971)
     (Renewed Membership)
4.  Zohn, Edward W. (Lebanon, Pennsylvania)
     19th Air Command Squadron
     (Renewed Membership and Donted to General Fund)

Plaque Fry


Name:  Larry Fry  (Detachment 8, 2nd ADVON)February 27, 2022
Email:  

Comments:  The March 2022 Revetments, is now available on the TSNA website.

Use this link to access the website:    http://www.tsna.org/revetments/index.html

The above link will take you to the "Revetments" main index listing.

Click on the �2022� button and the March 2022, issue will be the next thing you see.

Larry E. Fry
Editor, Revetments

Plaque Fry
FROM THE DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP:February 12, 2022

Renewals

1.  Byrnes, Dennis. (Royersford, Pennsylvania)
     69th Sig BN, USA
     (Renewed Membership)
2.  Elliott, Keith H. (Charles Town, West Virginia)
     45th MI Company, 525 MI Group, Combined Intelligence Center Vietnam - Imagery Interpreter, out-country
     section (North Vietnam)
     (October 1970 - September 1971)
     (New Member)
3.  Henney, James A. (Monroeville, Ohio)
     PAFCO TTY Relay Station, Comm Center Operator
     (May 1969 - May 1970)
     (New Member)
4.  Martin, Johnny A. (Spencer, North Carolina)
     377th Security Police Squadron
     (Renewed Membership)
5.  Ross, David L. (Brewster, Massachusetts)
     6470th Reconnaissance Technical Squadron / 12th Reconnaissance Technical Squadron - Intelligence
     Operations Specialist
     (June 1967 - June 1968)
     (New Member)

Plaque Fry


Name:  Larry Fry  (Detachment 8, 2nd ADVON)January 31, 2022
Email:  

Comments:  The February 2022 Revetments, is now available on the TSNA website.

Use this link to access the website:    http://www.tsna.org/revetments/index.html

The above link will take you to the "Revetments" main index listing.

Click on the �2022� button and the February 2022, issue will be the next thing you see.

Larry E. Fry
Editor, Revetments

Plaque Fry
FROM THE WEBMASTER:January 28, 2022

TO ALL MEMBERS:

A message from Jim Henney (SSGT 1876th Comm Sq. : May 1969 - May 1970):

Just now became aware of the TSNA. I was with the 1876 comm sq. Working at the PAFCO relay station from May 69 to May 70. I�m interested in reconnecting with any of my fellow veterans that worked with C FLT, PAFCO during that time period.

I was reading the revetment from April 2021 by Jim Aguari. He apparently worked at the MACV com center at TSN. I wanted to make him aware that there was another com center on base that would rival what the MACV ok center put out. I worked as a com center specialist/crypto operator at the PAFCO relay station Tan Son Nhut. We too had connections to the pentagon, Clark, Hickman, Guam, and all major bases in Vietnam. We were recognized as the busiest TTR in the world. The first part of my tour I worked the floor where the word �flash message� was hollered many times each hour. The second part of my tour I maintained the KW26 crypto gear (approximately 40-50) making the many card changes necessary to keep in sync with other bases. I remember using the term � high and blind, you first� when syncing to another station.

If anyone would like to reconnect with Jim, please see his email below:



Thanks,




FROM THE WEBMASTER:January 22, 2022

TO ALL MEMBERS:

SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS FOR MONTHLY PHOTO:

We are in need of photos for our monthly photo section on our website.

If you have any pictures that you would like to share, please email Kerry Nivens at:

Please include a description of the picutres such as date, location, and any events that might tie to the photos.

Thanks,




January 7, 2022

TO ALL MEMBERS:

A $5,000 scholarship is available to high school seniors who are direct descendants of one who served in Vietnam. On behalf of the TSNA Scholarship Committee, I ask members to pass along this scholarship application information to high schools in your area.

The Tan Son Nhut Association is accepting applications from high school seniors who will begin their college education in the Fall of 2022. Deadline to apply is May 1, 2022.

The scholarship recipient must be a direct descendant of one who served in Vietnam for any period from January 1, 1959, to April 30, 1975. Service may be either with the Armed Forces of the United States or the Republic of Vietnam or as a civilian at Tan Son Nhut Air Base either as an American or Vietnamese citizen.

The scholarship is awarded in equal amounts over four years, provided the student maintains a 3.00 grade point average at the end of each school term and completes a minimum of 30 semester hours each year.

Recipients must pursue a four-year degree as a student at an accredited United States accredited college or university which grants bachelor or higher degrees but may begin higher education studies at a two-year accredited institution and transfer to an accredited school to complete the final two years leading to a bachelor's degree.

Complete information about eligibility, distribution of benefits, and renewal of the scholarship and the application form are available at  http://tsna.org/scholarship/index.html and must be mailed no later than May 1, 2022 to:

TSNA Scholarship Committee
c/o Committee Chair
4214 Brenda Street
Jonesboro, Arkansas 72405

Carvell Fry



Name:  Larry Fry  (Detachment 8, 2nd ADVON)December 31, 2021
Email:  

Comments:  The January 2022 Revetments, is now available on the TSNA website.

Use this link to access the website:    http://www.tsna.org/revetments/index.html

The above link will take you to the "Revetments" main index listing.

Click on the �2022� button and the January 2022, issue will be the next thing you see.

Larry E. Fry
Editor, Revetments

Plaque Fry

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