Saigon Main Station

Allgood, John D.  SP4, USA  Broadast Operations, Saigon  (72-73)   BIO   TAPS

Ashley, Stephen C.  SP4, USA  Admin, Saigon  (72-73)   BIO

Bensman, Robert L.  SP4, USA  Audio Engr, Saigon  (72-73)   BIO

Bowles, James E  SP5, USA  Engineer, Saigon  (72-73)

Brigham, James L.  SP5, USA  Broadcasting Operations, Saigon  (72-73)

​Brown, Dale A.  SP4, USA  Admin, Saigon  (72-73)

Buffington,  Charles M. "Mike"  SFC, USA  Radio  Quang Tri  (69-70)  Saigon  (72-73)   BIO

​Burris, Richard C.  SFC, USA  Admin, Saigon  (72-73)

Cornwell, Brett D  SP4, USA  Cameraman  Saigon  (72-73)   BIO

Cotterell, Donald  TSgt, USAF  Radio  Saigon  (72-73)    BIO    TAPS

Couch, Kenneth E.  PH1, USN  Photographer, Saigon  (72-73)   BIO   TAPS

Cross, Kenneth P.  SFC, USA  Supply, Saigon  (72-73)

​Dixon, Gerry L.  SSG, USA  Supply, Saigon  (72-73)

Dotson, Douglas K.  SP4, USA  Cameraman, Saigon  (72-73)   BIO

Fowlston, Tom  SP4, USA  Broadcaster, Saigon  (72-73)   BIO

Gleisberg, Edward W., Jr.  CMSgt, USAF  Saigon  (72-73)   BIO   TAPS

​Green, Edward J. "Joe"  SP5, USA  MACV  72--73
Joe was never assigned to AFVN but was with the MACV Mail and Distribution Center.

Gunderson, Gary  JO2, USN  News Director, Saigon  (72-73)   BIO

Harper, Dennis L.  CPO, USN  Graphics Artist, Saigon  (72-73)   BIO
Harper, Emanuel F. "Manny"  MSG, USA, News NCO, Saigon  (72-73)   BIO   TAPS
Huser, Joseph M.  SP4, USA  Radio, Saigon  (72-73)   BIO

Hutchinson, Harold  E.  LTC, USA  Network OIC  (72-73)   BIO

Kumm, Michael,  Sgt, USAF  Broadcaster, Saigon  (72-73)   BIO

Lanford, Charles R. "Chuck"  MSgt, USAF  TV Director, Saigon  (72-73)   BIO   TAPS

Liston, Linda L.  A1C, USAF  Music Librarian, News, DJ, Saigon (72-73)   BIO
(Married name: Katalenich from 1973 to 1986)

 McKinney, Eugene R.  1Lt, USA  Network News OIC, Saigon  (72-73)   BIO

Morecook, Robert C.  SP5, USA  News, Saigon  (72-73)

​O'Donnell, Jim   Saigon  (72-73)

Rhamy, Donald F.  JOC, USN  Producer, Saigon  (72-73)   BIO

Visser, Seibrew H. B.  CW2, USA, Saigon  (72-73)   BIO    TAPS

Wallace, John M.  CPT, USA  Admin Officer, Saigon (72-73)

​Waller, Samuel E.  CW4, USA  Supply Officer, Saigon  (72-73)

​Winger, Donald E,  1SG, USA  Admin, Saigon  (72-73)


Det 1, Qui Nhon


Det 2, Da Nang

Bell, Burt  MSgt, USAF  NCOIC, Da Nang  (72-73)

Bradish, Gale  SSgt, USAF  Radio, Da Nang  (72-73)   BIO

​Dennis, Lee  SP5, USA  Engineer, Da Nang  (72-73)

​Dillion, Robert  SP4, USA  TV Engr, Da Nang   (72-73)   BIO

Fechter. David  Sgt. USAF  Engineer, Da Nang  (72-73)   BIO   TAPS

​Henderson, James E.  CPT, USA  Da Nang  OIC  (72-73)

​McNamara, John  SP5, USA  Chief Engineer, Da Nang  (72-73)

​Rowe, David J.  Sgt, USAF  Radio, Da Nang  (72-73)   BIO


Det 3, Pleiku


Det 4, Nha Trang / Hon Tre

Armstrong, Barry  SP4, USA  (72-73)   BIO    TAPS

Claros, AL  Sgt, USAF  NCOIC  Nha Trang  (72-73)   BIO


Det 5, Hue


Det 5, Quang Tri


Det 6, Tuy Hoa


Det 7, Chu Lai


Cat Lo / Vung Tau (Transmitter Location)


Can Tho (TV Translator)


KLIK (1st Infantry Division


Location Unknown

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

​Mathews, Jim  Sgt, USAF  Radio  (72-73)

​Ryan, John E.  SP4. USA   (71-73)


Alphabetical Index by Year(s) with AFVN - 1972-73

(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

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

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

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

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

Much of the equipment from the deactivated stations turned over to the South Vietnam Goverment

between January and March, 1973.

AFVN makes its last broadcast from the Saigon Main Station was made on March 22, 1973.

American Radio Service (ARS) continues broadcasting from the former AFVN Saigon Station on FM only beginning in March 1973.

Alphabetical Index by Year(s) with AFVN - 1972-73

(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