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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: 25
Latest Activity: Dec 20, 2017

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NSA?NSF Danang

Started by Kenneth M Ryken Nov 11, 2015. 0 Replies

I was stationed at NSF/Danang (formally NSA) at Camp Tien Sha 1971-1972 as a Gate sentry.Continue

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Comment by David A Young on January 23, 2016 at 11:39pm

We were at the ramp in Hue when charley hit us with TET. It was a mad scramble getting turned around and headed out. I was assigned to CauVet right after that. I was there when the 4 boat was brought back from being hit. A sad story.

Comment by von paul tomlinson on January 23, 2016 at 10:55pm
I was assigned to craft master yfu62 from nov 67 nov 68, was onboard when 62 got its first mine in the cau Viet river and was in front of the 12 boat when it got hit going into the ramp at hue. CWO4 Tomlinson USN ret.
Comment by David A Young on January 23, 2016 at 10:22pm

Was in Covered Storage security for the first six months of '67 then on the water for the next nine months; pusher boats, YTM or YTB 762 at the Deep Water piers, YFU 4 DaNang to Hue and DongHa, and pusher boats in DaNang, CauVet, and Wonder Beach.

Comment by byron greene on January 23, 2016 at 5:00pm

I washed out of B&E school San Diego and got orders for NSA Da Nang. I arrived 4 July of 69.  Was assigned to Camp Tien Sha and spent my year there  I applied again to radioman school  NTC San Diego...and got accepted.  I finished  RM school and was sent to NAVCOMSTA PHIL (Philippines). Two years in the PI...... both were great duty station.

Comment by Kenneth M Ryken on November 11, 2015 at 1:15pm

I was stationed at NSF Danang (formally NSA) at Camp Tien Sha 1971-1972 as a gate sentry.

Comment by Richard G. Havern on February 19, 2015 at 1:48pm

NSA Da Nang East Security from Dec 68 to Dec 69. AO from Covered Storage to Marble Mountain. Billeted at Camp Carter & Marble Mountain.

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


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.

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