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"Untold Chaos"

60+ AFVN Members listed in book by Rick Fredericksen

April 2017


US Army Advisors in Vietnam

August 2013

Includes a link to a 34-minute YouTube video from 1963.


US Embassy During TET '68

January 2016


USAID and Other Restaurants

May 2014


USS Pueblo 

​September 2013

Captured by North Korea in 1963


Veterans Adminstration Disability and Pensions

June 2017

Information on VA Disability and Pensions and Attempts to Reduce Pensions for Elderly Retired


Veterans Administration - Claims and Experiences

June & July 2014 and November & December 2015

Also See: Agent Orange

Getting Treatment and Problems In Dealing with the VA.


Veterans and Small Businesses

Dick Ellis' Involvement in Establishing a Government System to Help Veterans

May 2017


Veteran's Day Speech Written by Ken Kalish (A Sample)

Prepared at the request of some of the other members of the AFVN Yahoo Group

November 2016


Veterans Discounts

June 2014


Vietnam Today
April 2014


(The) Vietnam War

September - October 2017

A discussion following the release of Ken Burn's documentary on the Vietnam War


Vietnam War Commemorative Partner

June - July 2015

A conversation about joining up with a DOD project commemorating the Vietnam War.


Vietnamese Local Hire Employees

November 2013 - January 2014

Go to AFVN Roster / Vietnamese Employee List to see who they were.


Visiting Vietnam

May 2018

Some suggestions when planning to go to Vietnam.


Volunteer Groups (Is this Legitimate?)

March 2013


Weird English

August 2013

Samples of how English perhaps shouldn't be?


Welcoming a New Member - Tom Herlacher

July 2015

This is meant to just be an example of the kind of welcome we try to give those new to the AFVN Yahoo Group.


West Texas, Texas Explosion and Marty Robbins' Song - "El Paso"

April 2013


What Really Happened in Vietnam

August 2014


White Christmas - Fact or Fiction

February 2013, April 2014 and September 2014

Was the song, "White Christmas" actually used for the signal to evacuate Saigon?

With some discussion about the AM transmitters in Saigon and Da Nang.


Who was Longest in Vietnam?

November 2017

Among AFVNers, who had the most time in Vietnam?


Why do Newscasters All Talk the Same?

March 2016


Willie and Joe World War 2 Cartoons - Bill Mauldlin

June 2017


Women on US Currency

September 2015


John Workman Coming Home to AFVN

April 2016


World War II Aircraft Carriers on the Great Lakes

April 2014


World War II Memories and Army Uniforms (Shorts)

December 2015

A story by Forrest Brandt about his Memories from World War Two

which then evolved into a discussion of the Army uniform (shorts).


Writing for Ourselves 
August 2013
As well as for our children and our grandchildren.


You know it could have been THAT serious....

September 2013

A "close to disastrous" traffic accident.


"Zero Dark Thirty" or "Oh Dark Thirty"

January 13, 2013