Alphabetical Index by Year(s) with AFVN - 1971-72

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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 6, Tuy Hoa, and Can Tho stations are closed and re-broadcast transmitter equipment installed; and
Det 4 (Hon Tre Island) is moved to Cam Ranh Bay Air base during July and September 1971.
Det 4. Nha Trang (Cam Ranh Bay) starts television broadcasts on September 1971.
Det 5, Quang Tri, is moved to Hue and becomes operational for only limited FM and television broadcasting on November 24, 1971.

U.S. Troops begin the withdrawal from Souh Vietnam.  As a result AFVN begins to close a number of stations;

the Hue and Qui Nhon Dets are the first to go off the air in February 1972.

Det 4 (Cam Ranh Bay) closes down in April 1972.

Det 4 (Nha Trang) closes down in June 1972.

Alphabetical Index by Year(s) with AFVN - 1971-72

(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

Adams, Charles B. "Chuck"   CPT, USA  OIC, Da Nang / Network News OIC, Saigon  (70-71)   BIO

Basler, John  SP5, USA  Engineering, Saigon  (70-72)

Battison, Rick  SP5, USA  (71-72)

Blackburn, Bruce  SP4, USA  Production, Saigon  (70-72)

Bodle, Robert J. "Bob"  PFC, USA  Supply, Saigon  (71-72)

​Brown, Wiliam F. "Bill"  SP4, USA  Sportscaster / Announcer  Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

Capps, William D. "Bill"  SSgt, USAF  Elec. Tech., Saigon / Nha Trang   (71-72)   BIO

​Christiansen, Walter G.  SSG, USA  News NCOIC, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

Clemons, Laurie Amber  SSgt, USAF  Radio  (71-72)   BIO   STORIES (2)
Laurie married James Allgood who was also at AFVN in 1972 after they were both in the U.S.
Therefore, she is sometimes referred to as Laurie Allgood.

Coffman, Barry P.  SP4, USA  Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

Crown, Frank  SFC, USA  Admin, Saigon  (71-72)

Dare, Donald J. "Don"  1LT, USA  Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

Deleon-Morales, Mortimer,  SSG, USA  News, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO​

Dell, Diana J.  USO  Saigon  (70-71-72)   BIO
Dodson, Tom  A1C, USAF, DJ  Saigon  (71-72)  TDY from Taiwan  BIO   TAPS

​​Edwards, Ron  SP5, USA  DJ / Traffic Control, Saigon / Da Nang  (70-72)

Erickson, Richard J. "Rick"  SP5, USA  News  Saigon / Da Nang  (71-72)   BIO

​Grubaums, Gunar  CPT, USA  Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

Haferkorn, Kirk C.  SP5, USA  Engineering, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

Halsey, Robert L.  SFC, USA  Supply, Saigon  (71-72)

​Hamilton, Walter M. "Michael"  SP5, USA  Radio & TV News Announcer, Saigon  (71-72)

​Hawley, Stacy C. Jr. SFC, USA  NCOIC, Supply, Saigon  (71-72)

Hundt. Stephen A.  SP4, USA  Engineer, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO   TAPS

Ilg, William F., Jr.  SP4, USA  Engineering, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO   TAPS

Jordy, Corrine  Special Services, Nha Trang / Saigon  (70-72)   BIO

LaFrance, Bob  CPT, USA  Adjutant, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

Lake, David M.  SP5, USA  Engineer  Saigon / Qui Nhon / Da Nang  (71-72)   BIO

Lamar, Harold, Jr.  SP4, USA  Production, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

LaMonica, Angelo "Al"  Maj, USAF  Deputy Network OIC, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

Lehman, John R. "Jay"  SFC, USA  News, Saigon  NCOIC, Hon Tre (71-72)   BIO

Jay was in Vietnam as the NCOIC Radio/TV, 1st Infantry Division in 1964-67. 

Leigh, John J. "Jack"  JO1, USN  News, Saigon (71-72)   BIO    TAPS

LeRoy, Jean  MSgt, USAF  "Blue Eagle"  (66)  / Production, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO   BLUE

Lewis, Jane Cook   Civilian Dependent  (Last) Weather Girl, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO   TAPS

Lieske, Dennis  SP4, USA  Engineering, Saigon / Qui Nhon  (71-72)   BIO

Lipp, G. Irvin "Irv"  1LT, USA  Night News and Duty Officer, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO   TAPS

Logsdon, A. R.  MSG, USA  Admin NCO, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO   TAPS

Martin, Robert "Bob" A.  MSG, USA  Production, Saigon / Qui Nhon  (67-68 / 71/72)   BIO   TET   TAPS

Mayer, Terrance A.  Capt, USAF  Broadcast Operations OIC, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

McGhee, Willis M. "Bill"  MSgt, USAF  NCOIC Radio Engineering, Saigon   (71-72)   BIO   TAPS

McIntyre, Gary W.  SP4, USA  Broadcasting, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

Miano. Paul  SP5, USA  Admin / Film Library, Saigon  (69-72)​

​Miller, Sylvester C.  SSG, USA  NCOIC, Supply, Saigon  (71-72)

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

Noonan, John F.  SP4, USA, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

Norman, Jay  TSgt, USAF  Chief Announcer, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

Oliver, Terrance, W. "Terry"  JO2, USN  News Anchor, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

Portman, William T.  PM1, USN  Photographer, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO   TAPS

Pruis, Alfred L.  SP4, USA  Admin, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

Redlow, Albert H., Jr.   MSgt, USAF  NCOIC TV, Saigon  (70-72)   BIO   TAPS

Ritz, David S.  SP4, USA  Production, Saigon  (71-72)    BIO

Satcher, James W.  SP5, USA DJ, Saigon  (71-72)  BIO
Volunteer DJ  (Assigned to 509th RRGP, Davis Station)

​Saypack, Edward F.  SSG, USA  Supply, Saigon  (71-72)

​Shuck, Thomas  Sgt,  USAF  Film Librarian, Saigon  (71-72)

Smith, Carlton M. "Mick"  PO2, USN  Announcer, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

Souville, Lawrence W.  LTC, USA  Network OIC, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO   TAPS

Spitaleri, Ellen R.  Special Services  Volunteer Radio, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

Stortro, Edward A.  USA  Engineer, Saigon (71-72)   BIO

Tucker, Robert J., Jr.  SP5, USA  DJ, Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

Turner, Rickey D. "Rick"  SP5, USA  DJ, Qui Nhon / Saigon (70-72)   BIO

Wagner, Stuart M. "Smokey"  SP5, USA   Admin, Saigon  (71-72)

Webb, Jerry E.  CPT, USA  News Editor, Saigon /  OIC, Da Nang  (71-72)   BIO

Weller, Edie  (Volunteer) Receptionist  [Girl Friday to the OIC]  Saigon  (71-72)   BIO

West, Harold K. "Harry"  SFC, USA  NCOIC Engineering (TV Section), Saigon  (71-72)   TAPS

Williams, Billy F.  SP4, USA TV / Radio / Supply,  Qui Nhon / Da Nang / Saigon  (71-72)   BIO    HISTORY (3


Det 1, Qui Nhon

Fisher, Thomas W. "Tom"  SFC, USA  Project Jenny  (66) / Saigon / NCOIC, Qui Nhon (71-72)   BIO

Haber, Fred  SSGT, USA  Saigon / Chu Lai  (68-69)  Qui Nhon  (71-72)   BIO   TAPS

Lake, David M.  SP5, USA  Engineer  Saigon / Qui Nhon / Da Nang  (71-72)   BIO

Lieske, Dennis  SP4, USA  Engineering, Saigon / Qui Nhon  (71-72)   BIO

Provence, Phillip D.  SSG, USA  NCOIC, Qui Nhon / Engineer, Pleiku  (71-72)

Turner, Rickey D. "Rick"  SP5, USA  DJ, Qui Nhon / Saigon (70-72)   BIO

Williams, Billy F.  SP4, USA TV / Radio / Supply,  Qui Nhon / Da Nang / Saigon  (71-72)   BIO    HISTORY (3)

Det 2, Da Nang

Bodle, Timothy L.  SP5, USA  Engineer, Hon Tre  (69-70)  /  Da Nang  (71-72)

​Brown, Ralph W.  SP4, USA  Engineer  Da Nang  (71-72)   BIO

Dixon, Joseph  USAF, TV Producer, Da Nang   (71-72)

Edwards, Ron  SP5, USA  DJ / Traffic Control, Saigon / Da Nang  (70-72)

Erickson, Richard J. "Rick"  SP5, USA  News  Saigon / Da Nang  (71-72)   BIO

Gutshall, Gary  SP5, USA  Engineer, Da Nang  (71-72)

Holsomback, John "Jack" A., Jr.  GySgt, USMC  Newswriter / Dir., Saigon / Da Nang  (66-67)  Da Nang (71-72)   BIO

Lake, David M.  SP5, USA  Engineer  Saigon / Qui Nhon / Da Nang  (71-72)   BIO

McLain, Danny   A1C, USAF   News Anchor, Da Nang  (71-72)

Nicholas, William (Bill) P.  ENT3, USN  Da Nang, Dong Ba Thin, Hon Tre and Cam Ranh Bay  (69-72)

Swann, Isaac Keith  JO3, USN  News, Da Nang  (71-72)   BIO

Webb, Jerry E.  CPT, USA  News Editor, Saigon /  OIC, Da Nang  (71-72)   BIO

Williams, Billy F.  SP4, USA TV / Radio / Supply,  Qui Nhon / Da Nang / Saigon  (71-72)   BIO    HISTORY (3)

Yamanaka, Melvin I.  SP4, USA  Engineering, Da Nang   (71-72)


Det 3, Pleiku

Dean, David  SP5, USA  Pleiku  (71-72)

Howard, John "Jack"  CPT, USA (Signal Corps)  OIC, Peiku  (71-72)

​Lewis, Bob  MSG, USA  NCOIC, Pleiku  (71-72)

Provence, Phillip D.  SSG, USA  NCOIC, Qui Nhon / Engineer, Pleiku  (71-72)


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

Capps, William D. "Bill"  SSgt, USAF  Elec. Tech., Saigon / Nha Trang   (71-72)   BIO

Jordy, Corrine  Special Services, Nha Trang / Saigon  (70-72)   BIO

Lehman, John R. "Jay"  SFC, USA  News, Saigon  NCOIC, Hon Tre (71-72)   BIO

Jay was in Vietnam as the NCOIC Radio/TV, 1st Infantry Division in 1964-67. 

Nicholas, William (Bill) P.  ENT3, USN  Da Nang, Dong Ba Thin, Hon Tre and Cam Ranh Bay  (69-72)


Cat Lo / Vung Tau (Transmitter Location)

Owsley, Harry L.  SFC, USA  Engineering,  Cat Lo Transmitter  (71-72)


Location Unknown

Adinolfi, ??  1st Lt, USAF  (70-71)

Allen, James E.  SSgt, USAF  (71-72)

Armstrong, Don  TSgt, USAF  (71-72)

Battison, Rick  SP5, USA  (71-72)

​Buehler, Michael C.  SP5, USA  (71-72)

Cordeau, John R.  SP4, USA  (71-72)

​George, Peter D.  PFC, USA  (71-72)

​Hamlin, Steve W.  SP5, USA  (71-72)

​Hannon, Dennis  SP5, USA  (71-72)

​Harding, John E.  SP4, USA  (71-72)

Hayes, Raymond E.  SSG, USA  (71-72)

​Howard, Malcolm A. "Mick"  (69-70 / 71-72)

​Intravia, Paul S.  SSG, USA  (71-72)

​Johnston, Clinton, J.   SP5, USA  (71-72)

​Kaaihue, Walter, R.  SP5, USA  (71-72)

​Kearney, William M. "Mike"  SP5, USA  (70-73)

​​Matyos, Jim  SP4, USA  (71-72)

​McElmurry, Randall G.  SP5, USA  (71-72)

​Morris, Tommy  SSgt, USAF  (71-72)

​Pease, Christopher J.  SP5, USA  (71-72)

​Pulse, Fred  SP5, USA  (71-72)

​Ralph, Fred G. SP4, USA  (71-72)

​Range, Mark A.  SP4, USA  (71-72)

​Reynolds, Robert H.  SP4, USA  (71-72)

​Rushforth, Albert E., Jr.  SSgt, USA  (71-72)

​Rutledge, Thomas A. (Tim)  SP4, USA  (71-72)

​Ryan, John E.  SP4. USA   (71-73)

​Serkies, Tom  SP4, USA  (71-72)

​Shearn, John G.  SP5, USA  (71-72)

Stites, Theodore "Ted"  SP5, USA  (71-72)   TAPS​​

Turner, Ronald L. "Ron"  SFC, USA  NCOIC, Engineering, Saigon  (71-72)

​Williamson, Steven U.  SP5, USA  (71-72)

​Wilson, Don W.  SFC, USA  (71-72)

​Wilson, Richard D.  SSG, USA  (71-72)