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Naval Support Activity Da Nang

Da Nang Air Base (1957–1975) was a Republic of Vietnam Air Force (VNAF) facility. The United States used it as a major base during the Vietnam War (1959–1975), stationing Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine units there.

Location: Danang, Republic of Vietnam
Veterans: 12
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Comment by Thomas Bradford Parisian on August 4, 2014 at 11:00pm
Served in NSA Danang from May 67-May 68. Served on APL30 for 3 months working supplying the food for the boat that went to Dong Ha and Chu Lai and probably other places. Sent the rest of my tour working in Civic Action. I was at Camp Tien Sha for several months and after that worked in various areas of Danang. I worked at a Vietnamese amputee hospital, the civilian Danang Medical and Surgical hospital as well as in various villages and hamlets in the Danang area. I finished my tour at warehouse outside of the Danang Airbase supplying civilian agencies .
Comment by Kenneth Edwin Griffin on March 2, 2014 at 8:58am

68'/69' Danang East Security out of Camp Carter. Jeep Patrol, Marble Mountain to China Beach.

Comment by WILLIAM F. CAMPBELL on September 3, 2013 at 2:03pm

WAS STATION THERE JUNE 69 TO JUNE 70 DEEP WATER PEIRS

Comment by Gaylin Russell King on June 4, 2013 at 10:49am
I was at DaNang from 68-69. I worked at the White Elephant, Post office, Deep Water Pier, and Security the guys in black hats. I have lots of war stories and a lot of photos, which I will post later. SN Gaylin Russell King. They called me by my nick name Rusty.
Comment by James Rogers on May 31, 2013 at 1:59pm

I was stationed at NSA Danang from March 1971- May 1972,,,worked on the Scinco Lift on the waterfront...and  drove mic 6 pusher boats adn mic 8 boats...

Comment by Walt McCoy on December 27, 2012 at 1:44pm

The YR-70 had to be towed in order to move any where the only power was the generator that powered the lights and machine shop, engine repair, electric shop and the weld shop. All of the repair crew that worked nights sleep on the top compartment, witch was built while I was there. We had a small boat repair shop tied up next to us. This picture shows the YR-70 up for auction after being decommissioned.

Comment by Walt McCoy on December 26, 2012 at 8:37pm

I worked aboard the YR-70  1966 -1967, a lot work was done aboard the YR-70 with the bunch of guys I served with. 

Comment by richard alan schlesier on June 15, 2012 at 11:29am

i was station at naval station danang 1966-1967. i was camp ten shaw tad then on the apl 30 to support the swift boats. i was on call 24 hr a day too supply service craft with food heading for operation.

 

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