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Names (AFVN and Indiviiduals) - and Asking about People

May 2016

A good discussion about the change from "Armed" to "American" in AFVN as well as

a good example of how disparate things can end up under the same subject.


Navy Dissolves Combat Camera Units

September 2018


Navy Ratings
December 2016
The Fleet Speaks, the Admirals Listen


New York State Military Museum & Veterans Research Center

March - June 2015

Discussion about sending AFVN items, etc. to this museum.


Newscasters, Why do They All Talk the Same?

April 2016


Nha Trang/Hon Tre versus Nha Trang/Cam Ranh

December 2013

Trying to resolve the confusion over what to call Detachment 4.


Night Landings

December 2015

The "joys" of night landings on an aircraft carrier.


(General) Norman Schwarzkopf and Dan Rather

March 2013

This conversation started out talking about Norman Schwarzkopf but quickly turned into a

discussion of Dan Rather as well.  There are also a couple of messages on  Joe Fried.

See the two of them in their 1993 Documentary on "Returning to Vietnam."  Click Here.


Officers on the Air and Closing Detachments
Facebook Discussion
February 2015


Old Age and a Bad Memory

(Looking for a Western Singer who was on AFVN)

February 2017


On This Day 50 Years Ago - October 31, 1966

Story of a heroic riverboat patrol.

[Received from John Kafka on October 31, 2016.]


Our Aging Air Fleet

August 2013

Many of our military aircraft are getting rather long in the tooth.


Our History

October 2013

A short discussion about everyone participating in AFVN@Yahoogroups.com


Our Voices

September 2012


Outside Interest in AFVN

February 2014

I have prepared this page primarily as a way to show everyone the kind of questions I sometimes have to field.

Hope that I am not making too many errors.  Jim White, Webmaster


Pansy Military of Today

August 2013


​​Past Memories--Good and Bad
August 2012 & July 2015
​For some reason these items are from a series of messages titled "Old Radio Terms"


Pearl Harbor Lesson Not Learned

March 2013


Pensacola National Naval Aviation Museum

September 2012


Plans for a Competitor to AFVN
Radio SIN  (Saigon Independent Network)

February 2016


Playboy Magazine and Playmates

March 2017


Plaza BEQ / Curfew / Famous AFVNers

August/September 2018


Pogie

October 2013


Pogie - Undeniable Signs You're a Super POG 

July 2017


Postal Service

June 2014


Praise

August 2014


Preserving Old Audio Tapes

August 2015

Some ideas for preserving old audio tapes.


President John F. Kennedy's Assassination

November 2013

Where were you and what were you doing on November 22, 1963?


Pre-Vietnam Refresher Training

September 2012


Project Jenny

Comments on a Vietnam magazine article on Project Jenny by Rick Fredericksen.

August & September 2015


Protocol of the Navy

Presenting the flag at military funerals.

April 2017


PTSD and a Vietnamese Psychiatrist

June 2015


PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)

How PTSD became a problem far beyond the battlefield.

September 2015


Quadruplex Usage in Vietnam

September 2013

Were videotape machines available in Vietnam?


Question on Live Broadcasts

January 2015


Request for AFRS Radio Shows

September 2012


Remembering Det 5, Hue - February 6, 2014


Remembering Det 5, Hue - February 6, 2015


Remembering Det 5, Hue - February 6, 2016


Remembering Det 5, Hue - February 6, 2018

Restoring this WWII B-29 Bomber has Taken 300K Hours So Far

February 2015


(The) Rex Hotel Today

January 2016

The Rex Hotel is where AFVN (AFRS) got it start in August 1962.


Robin Williams - Comedian and Actor

August 2014

Robin Williams, the star of the movie "Good Morning, Vietnam"

died of his own hand on August 11, 2014.  His death was not only a shock

to every American as well as many others throughout the world, it was a

even greater shock to those of us who had served with AFVN in Vietnam.


Rubak, Dr. Jack

July 2014

With DINFOS from 1963 through 1996


Saigon Radio Station during TET '68 
January 2016


Saigon Rocketed in 1968

November 2013


Saluting and Uniform Changes

October 2013


Security Clearances

August 2018


SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape) Training

September 2012

Also some comments on using Skype and weapons qualification.


SNAFU, etc

July 2013

Various abbreviations useful when the situation isn't normal.


Soldiers' Graffiti
May & June 2014
Started with a newspaper article on graffitti found on an old troup ship. 


Space-A Flights

February 2015


Specialists in the Army

October and November 2014


Start in Broadcasting

April 2017
A number of AFVNers tell their stories of how they got into broadcasting.

More stories in "Broadcasting: Untold Chaos"by Rick Fredericksen

Steinbeck, John E. III "Dispatches from Vietnam"
January 2014
[Part of  this conversation is not all that intellectual, but, what the heck, we're military.]


Stolen Valor

May 2013 & July 2014

The problem of people posing as "heroic veterans."


Thailand's Participation in the Vietnam War

July 2017

Some people don't realize that Thailand participated with the US in the Vietnam War


Torching
September 2012

Traffic Circles / Traffic Confusion

September 2012


Trip to Vietnam to Make a Documentary

September & October 2015


Twenty Harrowing Photos of the Vietnam War

--The Lack of a Welcome upon Returning Home--

April 2018