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Reunions!



The third reunion was held on Sept. 27-30, 2018 in Branson, MO.

Our 2016 reunion was also held in Branson.

It is never too soon to plan to attend in 2020!





From the Editor

Thank you for contacting us. I was Navy and taught from October 1970-October 1971. During the time I was in Vietnam, I taught at Royal Annex, JGS, Vung Tau and the new school at Tan Son Nhut.

My contribution to the reunion effort is to maintain the spreadsheet of instructors. Any information (including your own) you could provide to update or correct the spreadsheet would be greatly appreciated.

AFLS - Viet Nam

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The Army, Navy and Air Force Sent us to Viet Nam to teach English!

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Welcome to this site dedicated to the English Instructors who servced in Viet Nam as a part of the Armed Forces Language School.



2018 AFLS Vietnam Reunion

The 2018 AFLS Vietnam Reunion September 27-9.

2018 Reunion
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It seems as though we went by a variety of names: AFLS, DLI, MACV Advisory Team 62, Palace Dogs, ATFAT2. AFAT7 and were drawn from the ranks of the Army, Navy and Air Force.

This site is designed to recognize all those that served in this capacity and to promote and enhance similar efforts at other locations on the internet.

The Yahoo Group site Palace Dogs Site that contains some interesting AFLS related conversation, a lot of pictures and even some After Action Reports that you may find interesting. Be sure to look in both the pictures and file sections.

Palace Dogs Facebook Site We are also represented on FaceBook!

MACV Teams Website and on MACV Teams

Palace Dog WordPress and finally
(at the moment)
Palace Dogs Wordpress



Members of this site have access to a spreadsheet containing all of the instructor names and data that we have been able to find. The spreadsheet is sorted alphabetically with sections for each branch, officers, and instructors. DLI personnel are also included. Hopefully you will find some names you recognize and be able to reconnect with some of the instructors you knew in Viet Nam.

There is also a section for photos for those visual memories. Contribute some of your own photos.

The site will go and grow in the directions that users advocate. As an exmaple of this, we recently had communication concerning the need for information on Agent Orange Exposure which has been added.

If you are not sure that you want to join yet another website, but would like to communicate your thoughts or concerns privately to us, please Contact Us


This is a Saigon video you might find interesting. The changes in the city are amazing but the traffic looks as terrible as it was in 1970.

Here is a video showing the results of the Dong Khanh School bombing on August 7, 1969.

Here is a video of Vung Tau today. Many of us spent some time teaching at the Army school in Vung Tau.

JCS Annex

JGS Annex
Truong Sinh Ngu Quan Doi
(Army Language School)
Gia Dinh Province, Saigon
6/18/56 – ??
Destroyed 1/31/68 and rebuilt
Navy 4/26/71-7/12/71



Dong Khanh Annex

Dong Khanh Annex
Air Force
29 Dong Khanh Street
Cholon
11/4/68 - 1/19/70
Car Bombed 8/7/69



Koepler Compound

Koelper Compound
Air Force
8 Nguyen Van Trang Street
Saigon
12/23/68 – 9/71



Nha Trang

Nha Trang
Air Force
4/11/69 - 8/72

Royal Annex

Royal Annex
Navy
487-489 Phan Than Gian
Saigon
4/28/69 – 4/26/71



Tan Son Nhut-Annex

Tan Son Nhut Annex
Air Force & Navy
Near MACV Annex, Saigon
10/13/69 – 8/72



Vung Tau Annex

Vung Tau Annex
Army
Kiet Compound Building
HQ on Air Base
12/8/69 - 5/1/72