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Before Saigon: Tom Hanna

by Admin and Richard Turner, Contributing Editor © SaigonKidsAmericanCommunitySchool.Com

Tom Hanna (1960-62)

We traveled to Saigon in July of 1960. My father was a Lt. Col. in the US Army Ordinance Corp. When he got his orders to be Chief of Ordinance military adviser to the South Vietnamese Army, we were living in Hinsdale, […]

A Saigon Turkey Tail (or Tale)

by Tom Hanna (ACS)

When we arrived in Saigon in 1960 there were two Turkeys that were kept in the yard principally to eat the bugs which were numerous.

Some time with in the first year the female died. The male moped around for several months never strutting, etc. until two female turkeys arrived.

After […]

Tom Hanna: Journey To Saigon – July 1960

Tom shares the story of his journey to Saigon … his arrival on this 13th birthday and his first days in Saigon … read more here

Great story Tom! Thanks for sharing it with us!

Bob

PS: Frank, shame on you for scaring those 8th graders!!! – LOL

Maile’s 1st Cercle Sportif Visit: Meets Saigon Kids Bad Boys …

On Maile’s first visit to the Cercle Sportif, Tom may have been one of those who helped Ernie to … read more here

Bob

Tom Hanna: BSA Troop 1 – Camping with Termites

Welcome to the blog and our Saigon Kids family and community! Glad you found us.

Everyone give Tom a BIG WELCOME … he was in Saigon in 1960/61. Read his most interesting adventures of camping in the rain with Boy Scout Troop 1 … Click here to read more …

Thank you for the story […]