Mr. Nguyen was born in a small fishing village in Vietnam in the late 1960s. In 1975, his family lived in refugee camps before moving to New Jersey. Nguyen joined the Marine Corps and was later deployed to Saudi Arabia for Operation Desert Storm.
- Links to Oral History Sessions:
Nguyen, Tan Part 1 (February 10, 2012)
Nguyen, Tan Part 2 (February 17, 2012)
Nguyen, Tan Part 3 (February 24, 2012)
- Conflict(s): Persian Gulf War
- Military Branch & Unit: Marine Corps