The American Forces Network
, based at Fort Meade in Maryland, traces its origins to a single Army radio station established in Kodiak, Alaska, to entertain isolated soldiers at the beginning of World War II.
They do that though public awareness and safety campaigns, including public service announcements on the American Forces Network
channels and education programs in the schools.
At the time, the officer was listening to American Forces Network
radio teaching the Arabic phrase of the day, which was unlikely to be useful for those in the base: "There is no water."
MLBI, which will utilize its own production team and facilities for the 2010 All-Star Game telecast, will broadcast the Midsummer Classic in 20 languages to 219 countries and territories around the world, as well as to the more than one million United States and Canadian Armed Forces personnel stationed around the world and aboard ships-at-sea via the American Forces Network
and the Canadian Armed Forces Network.
The record was broadcast regularly by the American Forces Network
, Germany, says Rod Agar, of Leam Lane.
It's simply a series of "war stories"--well-told tales from Marsh's early days as a civilian reporter for the American Forces Network
in Europe through the racial turmoil of the 1960s when he worked at a television station in Baltimore up through his years at KTVI (Channel 2) here in St.
Gordon Hume, commander of the Naval Media Center, the television and radio shows are also broadcast over Armed Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS), the American forces network
military bases, embassies and onboard Navy ships via American Forces Network
His last duty assignment was at the American Forces Network
in Vicenza, Italy.
A special favourite with many was AFN (American Forces Network
) broadcasting on the mediumwave band from Germany.
The new water-safety video, which aired on the commander's access channel throughout the summer and which had excerpts aired daily on the American Forces Network
radio station, alerts people to the possible dangers associated with swimming.
Holed up in his hotel room, somewhere off Piccadilly, he spent a good hour tuning his trusty, war-ravaged wireless set to the crackly frequency of the American Forces Network
to hear an excitable sportscaster give a breathless commentary on the game.