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American Forces Network

American Forces Network is the brand name used by the United States Armed Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS) for its networks worldwide. Previously, they were known by different names depending on location, eg: Armed Forces Korea Network (AFKN), which is now called AFN Korea. It can trace its origins back to 1942, when the US War Department established Armed Forces Radio. A television service was first introduced in the 1960s during the Vietnam War.

AFN Radio operates on local FM frequencies where US forces are based, but AFN Television is encrypted, for copyright and licensing reasons, as it is intended solely for the US forces and their families. However, AFN Korea is available on cable in South Korea. Neither AFN Radio or Television carries advertising.

AFN's TV channels now include:

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