INDEX (N to Z)
In Alphabetical order by last name.
(Click on the last name to go to that page.)
Photo and Stories from AFVN Veterans
(and friends of AFVN)
"From the Delta to the DMZ"
Providing Radio and Television Information and Entertainment
to the American Fighting Man and Woman
during the Vietnam War
Bob Nelson SFC, USA News, Saigon 1965-66 & NCOIC, Broadcast Ops, Saigon 1972
Bob Nelson (As Above) Condolences
Barbara "Bobbie" Oberhansly, First AFVN Weather Girl ARC, 1967
Martha Raye Entertainer Visited troops in Vietnam a number of times and was interviewed by Dick Ellis for AFVN.
volunteer at AFVN.
Frank Rogers SFC, USA 1970-71
Frank J. Schachelmayer Sgt, USMC Photos and personnel from the early days of Det 2, Da Nang 1966-67
William "Bil" Schmitzer SP4, USA Saigon / Pleiku 1969-70
Carlton M. "Mick" Smith PO2, USN Announcer 1970-71
Stephen H. Smith SP4, USA Saigon / Da Nang / Nha Trang 1968-70 Video from his tour with AFVN
Stephen H. Smith (As above) Additional photos from his tour with AFVN
Nancy Smoyer American Red Cross Donut Dollie An Khe / Da Nang / Chu Lai 1967-68
[Goes to AFVN History]
Nancy Smoyer (As above) Article published in the New York Times on June 30, 2017 titled: "Red Cross volunteer relives
what it was like in Vietnam as a Donut Dollie" (Note: This link goes to "Blogs/VA/gov/" version of the article.
Nancy Smoyer (As above) Interviewed by Norman Schwarzkopf in "Vietnam - A Soldier Returns," a CBS Documentary
made in 1993. Nancy appears towards the end [at about 39:50].
Nancy Smoyer (As Above) "Playing Games" An article in the New York Times, December 5, 2017 (Scroll down a ways.)
Nancy Smoyer's Book (As above) "Donut Dollies in Vietnam: Baby-Blue Dresses and OD Green"
as while she was a volunteer for the Vietnam Wall. Includes links to the 256th ASA/RRU, a unit Nancy often visited.
Paul Spychalski SP4, USA Never a member of AFVN, but Paul along with a small group of musicians came to the Saigon
Station on July 10,1967 to record a program. The link goes to a photo and his story.
Peter D. Stacker SP4, USA Saigon, 1969-70 Bud Lite Presents - Real Men of Genius
Paul W. Starnes SP5, USA Cam Ranh Bay / Hon Tre 196970 This is the story of his son, Steve Starnes,
with AFVN but did work for AFRS part-time. His story mentions various people who were with AFVN as well as
describes some aspects of "Saigon life" in 1963-64.
that were on the old Geocities site which I can not access. If anyone has copies or can access any of them somehow,
please send them to or tell the Webmaster how to get them.
Tom "Jimmy" / "Tommy" Watson SP5, USA Saigon 1969-70
Tony E. Webster RM2, USN Saigon / Quang Tri 1969-70
Edie Weller Volunteer "Girl Friday" to the AFVN OIC 1971-72
James E. "Gene" Wentz LCDR, USN Deputy Network OIC / News OIC, Saigon 1968-69 Photos
James E. "Gene" Wentz (As above) The story of his tour with AFVN.
James D. "Jim" White MSG, USA Admin NCO, Saigon 1970-71 The story of his tour with AFVN.
James D. "Jim" White (As above) Attending a Vietnam War Commemoration Ceremony at Camp Zama, Japan
on May 12, 2015.
James D. "Jim" White (As above) AFVN Detachment Inspection Tour, October 1970
Brian Wickham SP5, USA Capital Military Assistance Command Walling BEQ Photos 1968-1969
Brian Wickham (As above) A collection of Brian's Photo is on Google.com.
messages between Billy and Jim White at the time Billy submitted his photos.
Steve Wiltsie 1LT, USA OIC, Quang Tri / Saigon 1970-71 Home videos of Quang Tri, Da Nang and Saigon
Steve Wiltsie (As above) National Holiday flag display
Lawrence (Larry) E. Woods TSgt, USAF Saigon 1969-70 Photos of AFVN Saigon Received from his son,
John Workman SP4, USA Broadcasting Engineer, Saigon 1969-70
Dennis also took a trip to Vietnam with some fellow SeaBees in March 2015.
Marc Yablonka SP5, USA Hon Tre 1970
Robert W. Young SSgt, USAF, News, Tuy Hoa / Hon Tre / Saigon 1969-71