AFRS Staff reached a strength of 17 full-time personnel in October 1964.
VC set off a bomb and destroys the studio, killing two and injuring others in December 1964.
Radio transmission begins 20 minutes later using backup equipment.
AFRS broadcasting goes from 18 to 24 hours a day in February 1965.
Bexley, Chuck SFC, USA Sports Director, Saigon (64-65) BIO
Carr, John CPT, USA Radio OIC, Saigon (64-65)
Cramer, Austin (64-65)
Cunningham, Ted SKS3, USN Supply / Sportscaster, Saigon (64-65) BIO
DeWeese, Kathy American Dependent Volunteer News Writer, Saigon (64-65) BIO
(Her father worked for USAID.)
Dorrance, Sturges III 1LT, USA Radio OIC, Saigon (64-65) BIO
Heitman, Roy A1C, USAF News Saigon (64-65) BIO
Hesketh, Ron SP5, USA Radio & TV, Saigon (64-65) BIO
[Ron Hesketh was assigned to MACV as a to work on IBM equipment and
worked for AFVN part-time on Sundays.]
Hewitt, Roy, Saigon (64-65)
Lewis, Gil A1c, USAF News-writer, Saigon (64-65)
Rice, John MSgt, USAF Admin NCO, Saigon (64-65)
Vehorn, Franklin E. JO3, USN News Writer, Saigon (64-66) BIO
[Note: Sometimes his last name is written "Verhorn" but that error is due to his Southern accent.]
Woodhead, Kingsley, R. "Woody" JO1, USN News, Saigon (64-65) BIO