Neil Upchurch

Neil Upchurch wrote, "I was an Army Lieutenant assigned to the TV Division, Production Branch of the Army Pictorial Center, March 1956 - February 1958."  He also provided notes about kinescope production and distribution at Kinescopes.

"I worked on many TV projects as the producer/director and as assistant director and post production editorial supervisor on the recruiting series entitled 'Get Set Go'. The 26-show series was broadcast as a public service on 129 TV stations in the USA.

"I was also assigned to present 'TV in the Army' briefings at West Point, New York, and Fort Devens, Massachusetts. I was also responsible to coordinate with the Pentagon, the assignment to APC of personnel with TV civilian acquired skills.

"After honorable discharge from active duty in the Army, I worked for the Department of the Army as chief of TV Production, 1958 1962, Ft. Gordon, Georgia, chief of the TV Division, Ft. Eustis, Virginia, 1962 1968, and as chief of TV Production, Ft. Sam Houston, Texas, 1968 - 1987.

"I retired from the Department of the Army in 1987."

Assigned to the television division at this time was Dennis E. Laughlin, who was part of the set design and art department for television programs

Posted July 10, 2016; updated June 12, 2021.



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