TSgt Thanh Van Nguyen

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Hometown: Panama City, Florida

Born in Saigon, South Vietnam.


Nickname: “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.