Marine Corps Captain Vera Jones joins thousands of her fellow Americans serving in South Vietnam as she begins a one year tour of duty in Saigon.
Capt. Jones & 1st Sgt. Ferguson discuss personnel case
Capt. Jones on telephone
mls downtown Saigon
Capt. Jones arrives shop via pedicab
Capt. Jones shops for handbag
Capt. Jones shops for vase
Capt. Jones shops for dresses
l.s. Saigon street
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Background: Marine Corps Captain Vera Jones joins thousands of her fellow Americans serving in South Vietnam as she begins a one year tour of duty in Saigon. Here with First Sgt. Ferguson, Captain Jones begins here job as Officer in Charge of Marine Corps Personnel Section of the Military Advisory Command. In this important assignment, Captain Jones will be handling personnel administration of those Marines, officer and enlisted, who serve in Vietnam as advisors to the Vietnamese armed forces.
In her free time, Captain Jones does what comes naturally--she goes shopping Captain Jones is a six year veteran of the Marine Corps and hails from Seattle, Washington.