Technical Sgt. Thanh VAn Nguyen

Born in Saigon, South Vietnam. His nickname was “Gus.”

When he arrived in the States both he and his brother had the same name. He was baptized Catholic and given the name Augustino.

He was a Gold Flag Combat Oriented Repair Initiative Manager and was directly responsible for the Wing being recognized as having the most productive Gold Flag program in ACC. He was a key contributor to a Gold Flag grand total savings of $4.61M in FY 94, 95 and 1st Qtr 96.

He was a Vietnamese linguist protocol volunteer for Eglin AFB and also volunteered many hours in the community helping Hurricane Opal victims.