WEBY/Milton, FL To Air Vintage American Forces Vietnam Network Radio Broadcasts On Veterans Day Special
October 19, 2015 at 4:15 AM (PT)
SPINNAKER LICENSE CORP. News-Talk WEBY-A/MILTON, FL will play original tapes from AMERICAN FORCES VIETNAM NETWORK radio broadcasts -- the station made famous in "GOOD MORNING, VIETNAM" -- during the VIETNAM WAR as part of a 10-hour documentary on the war, reports the PENSACOLA NEWS-JOURNAL.
The documentary, "AFVN: the GI's Companion, a Tribute to our VIETNAM Veterans," will air on VETERANS DAY, NOVEMBER 11th 8a-6p (ET). WEBY host MIKE BATES and HARRY SIMONS, a Marine Corps Sergeant who was one of the DJs on the AFVN, digitized over 100 reels of tapes, and the show will also include tapes from other AFVN DJs, including PAT SAJAK, the "WHEEL OF FORTUNE" host and radio station owner who served in the Army at the time.