Alphabetical Index by Year(s) with AFVN - 1968-69

(Click on a year or a combination of years.)

1962   1962-63   1963   1963-64   1964   1964-65   1965   1965-66   1966   1966-67   1967  1967-68

1968   1968-69   1969   1969-70   1970   1970-71   1971   1971-72  1972   1972-73   1973   ARS   Year Unknown

Det 2, Da Nang, Red Beach transmitter hit by enemy fire on January 7, 1968.

Det 5, Hue, overun during TET '68--two killed, one executed and five became POWs and

one managed to escape during the  the battle which lasted for five days fom January 31, 1968. 

Det 1, Qui Nhon, received enemy fire to the mess hall on January 31, 1968.

A 122 mm rocket lands directly in front of the KLIK studio in January, 1968.

AFVN Saigon Headquarters suffers heavy damage due to car bomb on May 3, 1968.

Det 7, Chu Lai, goes on the air on March 14, 1969.

Three newsmen killed by a landmine south of Da Nang on June 8, 1969.

Saigon Main Station begins broadcasting FM stereo music on October 14, 1969.

Det 2, Da Nang begins broadcasting FM stereo music on November 11, 1969.

Alphabetical Index by Year(s) with AFVN - 1968-69

(Click on a year or a combination of years.)

1962   1962-63   1963   1963-64   1964   1964-65   1965   1965-66   1966   1966-67   1967  1967-68

1968   1968-69   1969   1969-70   1970   1970-71   1971   1971-72  1972   1972-73   1973   ARS   Year Unknown

​​​​​​​​​​​Saigon Main Station

Akins, Richard C.  SP4, USA  TV, Saigon  (67-68)    BIO   TET   TAPS

Baker, Adam C. Jr.  CW4, USA  Supply Officer, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO

Baldridge, Paul D.  SP5, USA  Announcer, Saigon  (68-69)    BIO

Bednar, Richard O. "Rick"  SP5, USA  Saigon  (68-69)  BIO

Beitch, Morrie P.  SP4,USA  Saigon / Tuy Hoa  (68-69)   BIO

Beveridge, Gregory  SP5, USA  Engineering, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO

Borland, Arthur K.  RM1, USN  Engineering  Saigon / Qui Nhon [Pleiku?]  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Bottoms, Paul  SP5, USA  Radio  Chu Lai / Saigon  (68-70)   BIO   TAPS

​Bozarth, William F. "Bill"  1LT, USA  Network TV OIC, Saigon / OIC, Nha Trang  - Dong Ba Thin  (68-69)   BIO

Brereton, Dan  SSgt, USMC  News  Saigon  68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Brooks, Ralph "Toney"  SP5, USA  News  (68-69)  Saigon   BIO

Burford, Robert D. "Dutch"  SP5, USA  News  (68-69)  Saigon  BIO

Burns, Donald S.  SP5, USA  Announcer, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO

Casey, Robert J. "Bob"  SP5, USA  Radio  Saigon  (68-69)    BIO   TAPS

Clancy, Bernie  SGT, Australian Armed Forces  (68-69)   BIO
[Did an Aussie-Kiwi hometown newscast.]

Cluff, Preston M.  SSG, USA  Sports, Saigon  (67-71)   BIO   TET

Collison, Duane  Sgt, USAF  Engineering  Saigon/ Chu Lai  (68-69)   BIO
Crothers, Dick  SGT, Australian Armed Forces  (68-69)
[Did an Aussie-Kiwi hometown newscast.]

Covington, Bruce  SP5, USA  Graphic Artist, Saigon  (68-69)

​Dadd, Bruce  SP5, USA  News  Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Eaves, James S. "Jim"  CDR, USN  (Radio?) OIC, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Egan, Owen (Ed)  SSgt, USAF  Engineering, Tuy Hoa / Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS 

Esch, David  SP5, USA  Broadcasting, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Firchow, Thomas W.  SP5, USA  Broadcast Engineer, Saigon  (68 - 69)   BIO    TAPS

Gage, Gayle  SFC, USA  Engineering  Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Gale, David E.  SP5, USA  Engineering  Saigon  (68-69)   BIO

Gears, Gary W.  SP5, USA  Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Geminder, Harvey J.  SP5, USA  Enginering, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO

Green, Larry W.  SP5, USA   Broadcaster, Saigon   (68-70)   BIO   STORIES (2)

Haber, Fred  SSGT, USA  Saigon / Chu Lai  (68-69)  Qui Nhon  (71-72)   BIO   TAPS
Halloran, Michael J. "Mike"  SP5, USA  Radio, Saigon  (68-70)   BIO
Halperin, Peter  SP4, USA  Chu Lai / Saigon  (68-69)   BIO
Hounslow, John  SGT, Australian Armed Forces  Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS
[Did an Aussie-Kiwi hometown newscast.]

Hudgins, Carl W. Jr. "Bud"  PH2, USN  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS (KIA)

Huskey, Ronald  SSG, USA  DJ, Pleiku / Cameraman, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Johnson, Thomas K.  Saigon (68-69)

Kalish, Kenneth K. "Ken"  GMG3, USN  Radio, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO

​Keith, Barbara E. "Bobbie"  USAID  Weather Girl, Saigon  (67-69)   BIO

Kramer, David L.  SSG, USA  Program Director, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO

Lehman, Burton L. "Burt"  SP4, USA  TV Technician, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO

Maggart, Donald "Joe"  SFC, USA  Saigon (68-69) / Qui Nhon  (69-70)   BIO   TAPS

Manning, Scott  SP5, USA  Program Director, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO

Matheson, Wayne "Matt"  MSgt, USMC  Network News NCOIC, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TET   TAPS

Maxwell, Michael  SP5, USA  News, Saigon / Chu Lai  (68-69)   BIO

Miller, James R.  SP5, USA  Announcer/TV Director, Saigon  (67-69)    BIO   TET   TAPS

​Montanye, Richard H. "Monty"  SSG, USA  Supply, Saigon  (66-72)   BIO   TET

Moody, Randall J.  CPT, USA  Network News OIC. Saigon  (68-69)    BIO    STORIES

Moore, Joseph B., Jr.  SP5, USA  Sports Announcer, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO

Nankivell, Richard V.  SFC, USA  Graphics Artist  (67-69)   BIO   TET   TAPS

Nash, Razeal (Ray)   LTC, USA  Network OIC, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Nottelson, Ronald L.  SSG, USA   Radio Program Director, Saigon  (67-69)   BIO   TET  TAPS

Offenbacher, James D. "Doug"  Sgt, USMC  Graphic Artist, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO

Palladino, Nicholas  SSG, USA  Announcer, Saigon  (68-70)   BIO   TET   TAPS

​Pease, Charles F.  SSgt, USAF  Admin, Saigon  (67-69)   TET

Phieffer, Peter M.  SP5, USA  Engineering, Saigon / Quang Tri (68-69)   TET   TAPS

Piech, Joseph M.  SP5, USA  Announcer, Da Nang / Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Pletsch, Heinz (John)  SP5, USA  Engineer, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Polick, Melvin  Capt, USAF  Network News OIC, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO

Profeta, Raymond  SP5, USA  Producer / Engineer, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO    TAPS

Rehrauer, John W.  GySgt, USMC  Broadcaster, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO

Roberts, Arthur E. "Art"  SSgt, USAF  TV Audio, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO 
[SSgt Roberts was with the Air Force at Tan Son Nhut but volunteered for 1 1/2 days a week at AFVN.]

Ruch, Daniel A.  SFC, USA  News, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Sajak (Sajdak), Patrick L. "Pat"  SP5, USA  Announcer, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO

Scales, John F.  Civilian  Chief Engineer, Saigon  (66-71)   BIO   TET   TAPS

Shamus, Clement J. "Clem," Jr.  SFC, USA  NCOIC Radio, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Shives, John  Saigon  (68-69)

​Simons, Harry, III  Sgt, USMC  Chief, Radio Engineer / Announcer  Saigon / Announcer  Da Nang  (67-69)  TET

Stone, Randall L.  SP5, USA  DJ, Saigon  (68-70)   BIO   TAPS

Stricklin, Robert Guy  PH1, USN  Photographer, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TET   TAPS (KIA)

Thompson, Walter E.  MSgt, USAF  News, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO    TAPS

Treadwell, Armour M,  SMSgt, USAF  Engineer, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS    STORIES

Waddell, Edward D.  SGM, USA  Broadcasting, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO    TAPS

Waters, Louis A., Jr.  SP5, USA  Engineer, Saigon / Pleiku  (68-69)   BIO

Williams, Milton "Bob"  DM1, USN  Graphic Artist, Saigon / Pleiku  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Young, Robert C., Jr. "Bob"  SSG, USA  Engineer, Pleiku  (67)  Saigon / Nha Trang / Tuy Hoa  (68-69)   BIO   TET   TAPS


Det 1, Qui Nhon

Canada, Ama Bryant  TSgt, USAF  News   Qui Nhon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Cattrone, Gary  SP5, USA  TV Cameraman  Qui Nhon  (68-69)   BIO

Maggart, Donald "Joe"  SFC, USA  Saigon (68-69) / Qui Nhon  (69-70)   BIO   TAPS

Miller, Raymond  A. SSgt. USAF  Announcer, Hue / Qui Nhon  (68-69)   TET

Peterson, Neil  SP4  USA, Qui Nhon  (68-69)

Plaster, Henry T.  SP5, USA  Engineer  Qui Nhon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS​

Reichi, Steve  SPC, USA (?)  Pleiku / Saigon  Announcer  (68-69)    BIO   TET

Smear, John R.  SP5, USA  Qui Nhon  TV News / Radio DJ  (68-70) ​


Det 2, Da Nang

Borland, Arthur K.  RM1, USN  Saigon / Qui Nhon [Pleiku?]  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Gianaros, Costas "Dino"  "Gus"  SSgt, USAF  Da Nang  (68-69)   BIO

Leonski, Joseph  Capt, USMC  OIC, Da Nang  (68-69)   BIO

Lucas, Philip  Sgt, USMC  Engineering, Da Nang  (68-70)   BIO

Piech, Joseph M.  SP5, USA  Announcer, Da Nang / Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Reinhart, Thomas "Tom"  A2c, USAF  Da Nang  (68-69)
A2c Reinhart was an aircraft Radio Repairman at the 20th TASS as well as a constant listener to AFVN. 
He might have volunteered as a D.J. using the name Gary Drake.

Segreto, Francis J., Jr. "Frank"  SSgt, USMC  News, Da Nang / Quang Tri (68-69)   BIO

​Simons, Harry, III  Sgt, USMC  Chief, Radio Engineer / Announcer  Saigon / Announcer  Da Nang  (67-69)  TET

Springer, Robert R.  MSgt, USMC  NCOIC, Da Nang  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Wilson, William R.  JO1, USN  Da Nang  (68-69)    BIO   TAPS (KIA)

JO1 Wilson. with the Naval Advisory Group, Da Nang, was on assignment with AFVN when he was killed.


Det 3, Pleiku

Borland, Arthur K.  RM1, USN  Saigon / Qui Nhon [Pleiku?]  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

​Brannon, John J.  SSG, USA  Transmitter Maint. Tech., Pleiku  (67-68)   TET

Brooks, Richard  SP5, USA  Pleiku  (68-69)   BIO   TET

​Carita, Ronald  Sgt, USMC  Program Director  Pleiku/ Nha Trang  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Crider, Larry  SP4, USA  Radio  Pleiku  (68-69)   BIO

Cutlip, Homer  S. "Hal"  1stLt, USMC  OIC, Nha Trang - Dong Ba Thin / OIC, Pleiku  (68-69)   BIO    TAPS

Davis, Arthur  MSG, USA  NCOIC,  Pleiku  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Huskey, Ronald  SSG, USA  DJ, Pleiku / Cameraman, Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Lawrence, George C.  1Lt, USA  OIC, Pleiku  (68-69)

​Reichi, Steve  SPC, USA (?)  Pleiku / Saigon  Announcer  (68-69)    BIO   TET

Soares, Michael  SP5, USA  Pleiku  (68-69)

Waters, Louis A., Jr.  SP5, USA  Engineer, Saigon / Pleiku  (68-69)   BIO

Williams, Milton "Bob"  DM1, USN  Graphic Artist, Saigon / Pleiku  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Young, Robert C., Jr. "Bob"  SSG, USA  Engineer, Pleiku  (67)  Saigon / Nha Trang / Tuy Hoa  (68-69)   BIO   TET   TAPS 


Det 4, Nha Trang / Hon Tre / Dong Ba Thin

Akin, James L.  MSG, USA  NCOIC, Nha Trang  (68-69)   BIO  TAPS

Black, James H.  SP4, USA  Hon Tre  (68-72)   BIO

Bozarth, William F. "Bill"  1LT, USA  Network TV OIC, Saigon / OIC, Nha Trang  - Dong Ba Thin  (68-69)   BIO

Brooks, Richard  SP5, USA  Pleiku  (68-69)   BIO   TET

Carita, Ronald  Sgt, USMC  Program Director  Pleiku/ Nha Trang  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Cutlip, Homer  S. "Hal"  1stLt, USMC  OIC, Nha Trang - Dong Ba Thin / OIC, Pleiku  (68-69)   BIO    TAPS

Dufault, Ronald  SP5, USA  Nha Trang - Dong Ba Thin  (68-69)

Hemnes, Everett D. "Ed"  SSgt, USAF Nha Trang - Dong Ba Thin  (68-69)    BIO  TAPS

Honea, Richard  SP5, USA  Broadcasting,  Nha Trang - Dong Ba Thin  (68-69)   BIO

King, Earl  Sgt, USAF  Nha Trang  (68-69)

​Little, Virgil  SP5, USA  Nha Trang - Dong Ba Thin   (68-69)

Meier, Ronald  SP5, USA  Engineer, Nha Trang  (68-69)

Mottaz, Robert E.  SP5, USA  Engineering, Nha Trang - Dong Ba Thin  (68-69)   BIO

Snow, Parker  SP4, USA  Nha Trang - Dong Ba Thin  (68-69)

Suits, Charles R. "Chuck"  CPT, USA  OIC, Tuy Hoa / Nha Trang  (68-69)   BIO

Young, Robert C., Jr. "Bob"  SSG, USA  Engineer, Pleiku  (67)  Saigon / Nha Trang / Tuy Hoa  (68-69)   BIO   TET   TAPS


Det 5, Hue

Miller, Raymond  A. SSgt. USAF  Announcer, Hue / Qui Nhon  (68-69)   TET


Det 5, Quang Tri

Deaner, Thomas  SP5, USA  Engineering, Quang Tri  (68-69)   BIO

Dowling, Ralph  SSgt, USMC  Chief Engineer, Quang Tri  (68-69)   BIO

Mandler, Robert L.  SSgt, USMC  Quang Tri  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Nichols, Timothy  Sgt, USMC  Quang Tri  (68-69)

Parlor, Carroll  SSgt, USMC  Engineer, Quang Tri  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Phieffer, Peter M.  SP5, USA  Engineering, Saigon / Quang Tri (68-69)   TET   TAPS

Sage, Victor David  SP5, USA  Quang Tri  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

Segreto, Francis J., Jr. "Frank"  SSgt, USMC  News, Da Nang / Quang Tri (68-69)   BIO

Wilson, Douglas  1LT  OIC, Quang Tri  (68-69)


Det 6, Tuy Hoa

Beitch, Morrie P.  SP4,USA  Saigon / Tuy Hoa  (68-69)   BIO

Bowen, Ray  SSgt, USAF  Engineer  Tuy Hoa  (68-69)
Barry was assigned to the 1st Logistics Command and volunteered to work part-time with AFVN.

Dimick, Roger  "Roger Dodger"  SSgt, USAF  Part-time, Standby News Announcer, Tuy Hoa  (68-69)   BIO

Egan, Owen (Ed)  SSgt, USAF  Engineering, Tuy Hoa / Saigon  (68-69)   BIO   TAPS

​Fuller, Howard W.  MSgt, USAF  Det NCOIC  Tuy Hoa  (68-69)    BIO    TAPS

Krause, Calvin (Sam)  SMSgt, USAF  Tuy Hoa  (68-69)

Stock, William C. "Bill" SP5, USA  Tuy Hoa  (68-69)  TET

Suits, Charles R. "Chuck"  CPT, USA  OIC, Tuy Hoa / Nha Trang  (68-69)   BIO

Young, Robert C., Jr. "Bob"  SSG, USA  Engineer, Pleiku  (67)  Saigon / Nha Trang / Tuy Hoa  (68-69)   BIO   TET   TAPS


Det 7, Chu Lai

​Collison, Duane  Sgt, USAF  Engineering  Chu Lai  (68-69)   BIO

Cross, James A.  SSgt, USAF   TV Repair Technician, Chu Lai  (68-69)   TAPS

​Haber, Fred  SSGT, USA  Saigon / Chu Lai  (68-69)  Qui Nhon  (71-72)   BIO   TAPS
Halperin, Peter  SP4, USA  Chu Lai / Saigon  (68-69)   BIO
Havens, James  SP4, USA  Chu Lai  (68-69)

Maxwell, Michael  SP5, USA  News, Saigon / Chu Lai  (68-69)   BIO

Van Riper, James  SP5, USA  Chu Lai  (68-69)


KLIK (1st Infantry Division)

Abney, Tim  SP4, USA  (67-68)   KLIK

Archdeacon, Len  (68-69)   KLIK

Brandt, Forrest  1LT, USA  IO, 1st Div  (68-69)   BIO   KLIK
[Did a weekly show on the BRO on AFVN.]

Johanson, William B. "Willy"  SP4, USA   (68-69)   KLIK   BIO

Marcotte, Roger "Roger Ramjet" / "Rocket Rog"  SP4, USA  (68-69)   KLIK    TAPS

Mathias, William "Bill"  ("Golden Voice")  SP4, USA  (68-69)   KLIK

Palmer, Chris  SGT, USA  (68-69)  KLIK

Redden, Kevin  SP4, USA  (68-69)   KLIK 

Rickard, Charles  SSG, USA  (68-69)  KLIK

Schwere, Steve  SP4, USA  (68-69)   KLIK

Scott, Mike  USA  (68-69)   KLIK

Smith, Chris  SGT, USA   (68-69)   KLIK

Viatore, Al  USA  (68-69)   KLIK

Yeager, Wayne  SP4, USA  (68-69)   KLIK


Location Unknown

​​Berry, Bob  SSG, USA  (69-70)
Berry, Ron  SP4, USA  (68-69)

Carter, Carl  GySgt. USMC  (68-69)

​Hayes, Chuck  "The Chipmunk"  SP4, USA  (68-69)

​Hull, William T.   (68-69)

​Kenney, Chuck  SFC, USA  (68-69)

LeFiles, Jlee  SSgt, USMC  Engineering  (68-69)   BIO

Peterson, Kim R.  Cpl, USMC  News / Sports  (68-69)   BIO

Robbins, Steve  (66-69)

​Rodriguez, Raul  SFC, USA  (68-69)

​Williams, Ray  TSgt, USAF  (68-69)