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Update: Quest For Chaplain Hanley

By Tom Johnson

I wanted everyone to know that in my quest to find Chaplain Hanley of the 3rd Field Hospital, I was able to make contact with Chaplain Hanley’s widow who lives in Ohio.

We had a long and wonderful conversation on the telephone.

She said her husband, who became a major, […]

Slide Show: Memories of American Community School as 3rd Field Hospital 1965-1966

This is the third of the three part series of slide shows contributed by Pastor Tom Johnson who was assigned to the 3rd Field Hospital (formerly American Community School) as a Chaplin’s Assistant and Medic from late 1965 to early 1966.

In this slide show you’ll see the old school buildings during the final stages […]

Slide Show: Memories of Saigon Then and Now

This is the second in a series of slide shows contributed by Pastor Tom Johnson who was assigned to the 3rd Field Hospital (formerly American Community School) as a Chaplin’s Assistant and Medic from 1965 to 1966.

When his son learned he was planning a visit to Viet-nam, in February 2008, he suggested taking pictures […]

Slide Show: Memories of Saigon 1965 and 1966

Pastor Thomas Johnson who was a Chaplin’s Assistant at 3rd Field Hospital from the Fall of 1965 to Spring of 1966 has been kind enough to contribute this slide show of photographs he took while in Saigon.

These pictures will give you an idea of what Saigon was like during the year following the closing […]

Thomas Johnson Joins Blog With His Saigon Slide Shows

Tom served at 3rd Field Hospital from late 1965 to early 1966 as a Chaplain’s Assistant.

Tom came to Saigon with the military unit bringing the first teams of doctors, nurses, and hospital staff to set up the hospital and get it up and running during the final stages of conversion from American Community School […]