Da Nang Detachment
Received from Peter Simons on January 22, 2016
Da Nang Detachment Location on Monkey Mountain in 2015
Received from Dennis Woytek on January 15, 2016
Using photos and maps to locate the exact location of Det 2.
[From Greg Clark, November, 2017]
Received via Facebook from Dennis Woytek on April 23, 2015.
In front of the Da Nang Studio.
SSgt John Beemer, ETN3 Bill Nicholas, USN, and MSgt Robert Wagonner, USAF (Chief Engineer and Detachment NCOIC) in the Engineering Shop.
Mike Pitts, again with "Peaches" (1969?) Photo furnished by Mike Pitts.
More photos of Detachment 2, Da Nang are at--
Photos & Stories
Charles B. "Chuck" Adams CPT, USA OIC, Da Nang 1970-71
Dick Downes SP5, USA Saigon / Da Nang 1969-70
Jack Holsomback, Jr. GySgt, USMC News & Sports Da Nang / Saigon 1966-67 / 1971
Frank Rogers, SFC, USA News, Saigon / Da Nang 1970-71 (Stories)
Billy F. Williams SP4, USA Det 1, Qui Nhon / Det 2, Da Nang / Saigon 1971-72
Steve Wiltsie 1LT, USA Home video of Quang Tri, Da Nang and Saigon
Furit Cakes for the Children, 1972.
Photo furnished by John McNamara in April 2013.
CPL Tom McMichaels, USA, and CPL John Hackett, USA (with their sentry dogs) provided security for the isolated AFVN Da Nang Detachment.
AFVN Detachment 2, Da Nang
AM 10,000 watts 850 KHz
FM 25,000 watts 99.9 MHz
TV 40,000 watts Channel 11
Various Da Nang Detachment Vehicles
The photo was titled "Jeeps" but the one on the left is obviously a 3/4-ton truck and
you can see a Ford Bronco in back on the right.
Received from DIck Ellis on December 3, 2014.
A Buddhist beach sanctuary between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam
has been named the top rising destination of 2015.
Local Vietnamese Show in the AFVN Da Nang Studio in 1968 or 1969.
Note the foil used to shield the camera from the FM transmitter's RF energy.
Photo furnished by David Gale in February 2013.
ENT3 Bill Nicholas, USN, threading a video tape.
A "Loach" Helicopter crew came to visit. (1969?) Photo furnished by Mike Pitts.
Mike Pitts with "Peaches," the Detachment's mascot (1969?) Photo furnished by Mike Pitts.