Tan Son Nhut
This is where Perry arrives in Vietnam and where he receives his assignment as a replacement to a company.
This place is where Perry and his friends are stationed for the majority of the book, and is described as being "out in the boonies."
This place is described as being farther into the country, and closer to the fighting, and is where the squad goes in order to be advisers to the ARVN (South Vietnamese Army).
This is the place where the men in the novel feel most safe, and the place that becomes the soldiers' home while they are in Vietnam.
This is the place where Perry feels tremendous relief, as it gives a complete lull from the fear of death; Perry says that he feels this place is Heaven.
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