China Beach in Da Nang was dramatized and somewhat memorialized by the 80s TV show, starring Dana Delaney, about nurses during the Vietnam War. In addition to being a hospital base, this was the place where GIs came to for in-country R&R during the war. The beach is still beautiful. The original military hospital has been replaced by a multi-story Vietnamese hospital.
Acting Platoon Sargent, Marine 3rd Tanks, Frank Remkiewicz ’74 recounted his departure from Vietnam via China Beach.