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A DAY IN SAIGON – YOUR ADVISE PLEASE

Submitted by Suellen (Oliver) Campbell (ACS)

Charles and I are planning a cruise to Asia next year (2018) that includes a one-day stop in Saigon along the way.

The ship will provide transportation to the city from the port with a short tour of the city included.

We have no interest in seeing […]

Before Saigon: Suellen Oliver

by Admin and Richard Turner, Contributing Editor © SaigonKidsAmericanCommunitySchool.Com

Suellen Oliver (1958-60)

Dad was expecting “moving orders” and when they finally arrived I think we were all in shock. One quiet evening, Dad and Mom announced that we were moving ….to the former Indochina…to Viet Nam…to Saigon!

I greeted the news with […]

Saigon Kids Stories: Patiently Waiting To Hear The Heavenly Choir

by Suellen (Oliver) Campbell (ACS) One of my more interesting memories of Saigon days is of a group trip to the beach at Long Hai. The high school organized the bus trip and we teenagers were picked up at our homes along the way, and transported by the “big yellow cruiser” down south to […]

Saigon Kids Stories: Past and Present — Spell Checkers, Rock’n Roll, Grammar Checkers, Foreign Languages, SHUT-IT, Peanut Butter and Jelly, Skunks, Possums and Coons, Raining Geckos …

Submitted by: Ken Yeager – (ACS and Dalat School) Frank Stoddard – (ACS) Suellen (Oliver) Campbell – (ACS) Admin – (ACS)

Ken Yeager: What happened to the spell checker?

Admin: The English spelling teacher took it, saying it was *cheating*! – lol – 🙂

Frank Stoddard: Spell Checker, I should have been hired.. Only […]

James A. “Jim” Oliver, Jr. Obituary

Father of Saigon Kid Suellen (Oliver) Campbell

Commander James "Jim" A. Oliver, Jr.

Commander James “Jim” A. Oliver, Jr., United States Navy, retired, 94, of Beaumont, died Monday, October 31, 2011, at The Village at Gleannlock Farms in Spring. Born July 9, 1917, in Orange, to Fannie Beatrice Newport Oliver and James Alexander Oliver, […]