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Definition of Armed forces radio and television service

Armed forces radio and television service Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
A worldwide radio and television broadcasting organization that provides US military commanders overseas and at sea with sufficient electronic media resources to effectively communicate theater, local, Department of Defense, and Service-unique command information to their personnel and family members. Also called AFRTS. (JP 3-61)
  
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
Armed forces radio and television service Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
The American Forces Network (AFN) is the brand name used by the United States Armed Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS, commonly pronounced "A-farts") for its entertainment and command internal information networks worldwide. The AFN worldwide radio and television broadcast network serves American servicemen and women, Department of Defense and other U.S. government civilians and their families stationed at bases overseas, as well as U.S. Navy ships at sea. AFN broadcasts popular American radio and television programs from the major U.S. networks. It is sometimes referred to as the Armed Forces Network. AFRTS, American Forces Network and AFN are registered trademarks of the U.S. Department of Defense. It is based at Fort George G. Meade in Maryland.

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