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SAIGON KID LES ARBUCKLE’S BOOK NOW ON SALE

Submitted by Les Arbuckle (ACS)

As some of you know, my memoir, “Saigon Kids, A Military Brat Comes of Age in 1960’s Vietnam” will become available on or about this Tuesday (September 12) at Amazon and other booksellers. As far as I know, it will be the first Military Brat memoir ever presented to […]

SAIGON MEMOIR NOW ON SALE

The early Vietnam war years through the eyes of a U.S. military brat: In May of 1962, Naval Chief Petty Officer Bryant Arbuckle flew to Saigon to establish a new Armed Forces Radio Station(AFRS). Next to follow were his wife and three boys, Leslie among them. Saigon Kids is the candid, recondite slice of fourteen-year-old military brat Les Arbuckle’s experience at the American Community School (ACS) during the critical months of the Vietnam War when events would, quite literally, ignite in downtown Saigon. […]

Sandy Says – Meet Me In NYC …

Just wanted to give people a heads up if they are in the New York area: Hofstra University is holding a conference Thursday, Friday & Saturday April 14 – 16th entitled “Into the Sunlight:The Impact of War on the Social Body From the Vietnam Era to the Present.”

There are several of us […]

Navy Chief “Buck” Arbuckle NCOIC AFRS Aug 1962

“Father of the Dawn Buster Show”

Thanks Kathy for locating this picture …

Les Arbuckle asks …

Does anyone remember what subject Mrs. Elizabeth Tyson taught? She was a teacher at ACS who died at Clark AFB while undergoing surgery for cancer (lung). It was the middle of the semester and our class was crushed when we heard the news.