Ubon Blog Life and times in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. Ubon RTAFB, Thailand 1973. 25 million sorties over South Vietnam, North Vietnam, northern and southern Laos, and Cambodia, losing 2,251 aircraft: 1,737 to hostile action, and 514 in accidents. Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base (Korat RTAFB) is a base of the Royal Thai Air Force. "Sawadee Kop". " - with apologies to Boromir "We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence upon those who would do us harm. Ubon RTAFB 8th Tactical Fighter Wing F-4 Phantom poster art. MILITARY UNITS - 408 MMS UBON THAILAND VetFriends Veteran ID Card Quick Links. bob longcake, I served at Ubon in 1973-74, and closed the ” 8thMMS as it had renamed. He was subsequently sent to the 25th Tactical Fighter Squadron at Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, where he flew combat missions as an F-4 fighter pilot. Smallwood, MIA 16 Jun 73 Name John J. Lawer, owner and sole veterinarian, graduated from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in June, 1970. 95 View Options. A hostile force of unknown size attacked Udorn RTAFB at 2225 hours the night of 26 Read More. It is approximately 488 km (303 miles) northeast of Bangkok. Hi, My name is Clayton Brass and served as an engine mechanic for the 8th. He was a "triple ace", with a combined total of 17 victories in World War II and the Vietnam War. 5 feet of its wing, landing at Ubon RTAFB. Communications Group 2146. 8th Tac Fighter Wing, 8th Avionics Maintanance Squadron, Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, May 1973-May 1974. Rank/Branch: Colonel : Unit: 25th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing Ubon RTAFB, Thailand. 433rd TFS, 435th TFS, 497th TFS, 555th TFS(1967-1968) 12th Tactical Fighter Wing, Phu Cat AB, South Vietnam. Subject: Re: View Photos of Ubon RTAFB, & search for Vet buddies Tue Mar 03, 2015 2:37 am I'm looking for anyone who might have known my late husband, George Weathers. Hill AFB, UT, 1 Jul 1978-31 Dec 1987. The Royal Australian Air Force also flew combat and airlift missions in South Vietnam, as did the Republic of Vietnam. 23 September 1967: Colonel Robin Olds’ last flight as Wing Commander, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, Ubon-Rachitani RTAFB, Thailand. It was deployed to Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, from June 5th until July 2nd, 1966. Perimeter Bunker Alpha-34. It conducted air defence in Southeast Asia from October 12th to December 20th, 1965, and combat sorties from July 1966 to August 15th, 1973. T-28D, 49-1543, 606 ACS, USAF, Nakhon Phanom RTAFB, 1968 Since most of these aircraft carry the FS 36473 Light Gray/ADC Gray or FS 36440 Gull Gray over FS 37875 White, these airframes would have their maintenance stenciling visible and this decal set provides an extensive stenciling sheet which will really add visual detail to the kit. The RTAF 211sq "Eagles" fly the Northrop F-5E/F "Tiger II" fighter aircraft from Ubon. I was a Aerial Motion Picture Cameraman. We maintained the Low Light TV system on the AC-130A/E Gunships. -First loss AC-130A 54-1629 (16th SOS, 8th TFW) hit by 37mm Anti-aircraft gun over Laos and crash-landed at Ubon RTAFB, 2 crewmen died (one died of injuries before reaching Ubon) but 11 others survived. in 1973 he was assigned to McClellan AFB, CA as an engineer and while there he attended the University of Southern California to earn his Masters Degree. Air Force) 63-7668 had been delivered to the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing from the factory on 18 January 1965. Ubon Royal Thai Air Force Base was the home of the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing -"Wolfpack". 16 Jun 1964 (deployed at Korat RTAFB, Thailand, 27 Aug?24 Nov 1965, and at Ubon RTAFB. For example, 45-0925, the original HAWK EYE aircraft, was the 925th aircraft to be ordered in fiscal year 1945. Dates: May 19, 2020 to May 21, 2020. On June 5, 1973, he crashed his OV-10 Bronco on takeoff from the Phnom Penh Airport for a mission over Cambodia. So, like so many in our class, I got my F-4 combat (Ubon RTAFB) assignment, followed by another (Cam Rahn Bay VN) followed by 10 more years in the Phantom as an active duty pilot based in the UK and Nellis AFB, then off to the Guard and Reserve, flying the F-105, F-4, F-16, then an extended active duty assignment at 9AF, Shaw AFB and USAF. He flew an F-4 Phantom II. The great majority of U. Embroidered is a "F-4 Phantom Spook" , "Satan's Angels" , and either "River Rats or Yankee Pirate" symbol. B-52 Stratofortress-- --31 total, 17 in combat. The 555th, better known as the Triple Nickel was credited with 27 MIG kills, the last seven victories scored while at Udorn. 1967-68 , Don Muang Airport Det 3, 2146 COMM Group 1969-1970, and USJUSMAAG/THAI, AEROTHAI, Ltd. 75" Thai made, scrapbook residue and "Ubon" written on the back, UnUsed. 1973-02-18 Topics DTIC Archive, , PACIFIC AIR FORCES HICKAM AFB HI CHECO DIV, is explored in Chapter I. Ubon RTAFB, Thailand. I have been doing genealogy for about 30 years. ) On 11 May 1969, the 34th distributed its F-105s to the 355 TFW at Takhli, RTAFB and to the 44 TFS, the only unit still flying F-105s at Korat. Newly freed prisoners of war celebrate as their C-141A aircraft lifts off from Hanoi, North Vietnam, on Feb. F-104C Starfighers At Ubon. This aircraft was flown by Colonel Robin Olds while he was the commander of the 8th Tactical Fighter Fighter Wing at Ubon. With 22 other airmen, Air Policeman Sgt Raber fell during the Mayaguez rescue efforts on 13 May 75 in the hostile crash of Jolly Green CH-53A tail #68-10933, 40 mi. Takhli was a front-line facility of the United States Air Force (USAF) during the Vietnam War from 1961 through 1975. Ubon Ratchathani Airport UBP in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. The 26 July 1968 attack on Udorn RTAFB was the first overt, hostile action by either communist-inspired insurgent forces or military units of North Vietnam against United States Air Force personnel and resources located in the Kingdom of Thailand. Perimeter Tower C31. " - with apologies to Boromir "We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence upon those who would do us harm. Nakhon Phanom RTAFB (NKP)—- 1987th Comm. Where served: Ubon, Thailand When served: 1965-1966. DET18 CARRC Little Rock AFB, AR Nov 1966-Mar 1967. Detachment 3 of the 6994th Security Squadron conducted operations at NKP between 4 April 1969 and 1 December 1972, when it relocated to Ubon RTAFB, Thailand. Michael Giroux, NH-IV, (Colonel, USAF Ret) is the Deputy Director of the Air Force Petroleum Office at Ft. He retired in 1973 as a brigadier general. it was very hectic at that time due to the air ops. Inactivated on 15 Oct 1946. 1973-76 Bangkok Thailand On Saturday, January 18, 2020, 11:51:24 AM EST, Terry W. Group; 1973 Comm. In December 1972, the 308th TFS was attached to the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing at Ubon RTAFB, Thailand and remained there until June 1973. F-4D with T-28 at Ubon RTAFB 1972. • Det #1, 35th Tactical Group - Located at Korat RTAFB. The first AF sentry dogs to be used in Thailand arrived at this base recently. APO_Location; Later APO Early APO Location Country Team Number Other Information; 96201: Tan Son Nhut, Saigon: Vietnam: 96202: 2: Chongong-ni: Korea: 96203: Monkey. Navy e dos Marines Segue o artigo ----- United States Air Force All told, the U. Shop by Category. Ubon RTAFB, Thailand | The Flight of BARON 52 On February 5, 1973, an EC-47Q electronic warfare collection aircraft tail number 43-48636, call-sign BARON 52, flying out of Ubon RTAFB, Thailand was shot down over Saravane Province, Laos, about 50 miles east of the city of Saravane. A 37mm impacted the radome and entire radome was blown off. Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base is a base of the Royal Thai Air Force in northeast Thailand, approximately 250 km (157 mi) northeast of Bangkok and about 8 km (5 mi) south of the centre of Nakhon Ratchasima Province (also known as "Khorat" or "Korat"), the largest province in Thailand. 8th Tactical Fighter Wing's AC-130 "Spectre" gunships from Ubon RTAFB, which became the Det 1, 16th Special Operations Squadron. French are defeated at Dien Bien Phu after the United States refuses to send air support. The Royal Australian Air Force also flew combat and airlift missions in South Vietnam, as did the Republic of Vietnam. I just found this video!. In July 1965 the 35th TAC Group was redesignated the 6236th Combat Support Group and again in April 1966 it was redesignated the 631st Combat Support Group. Page 73- Base analysis “Udorn RTAFB …. He entered active duty in the US Air Force Veterinary Corp as a captain in September 1970 with assignments at Chanute AFB, IL (Oct 1970-May 1972, Ubon RTAFB, Thailand (May 1972-May 1973) and McClellan AFB, CA (May 1973 - April 1977). Connell, Joseph T. In an effort to provide the strike aircraft with further protection, McNamara allowed a contingent of 45th TFS F-4C Phantom IIs to deploy to Ubon RTAFB on 4 April, and they were available to provide MiGCAP for F-105 strikes, replacing F-1 00 and F-1 04 fighters from 7 April. My thanks to Dennis Farrington via Sharon Wall for this map. B-52 Stratofortress-- --31 total, 17 in combat. Croker) | Ubon RTAFB May 1967 | FS36622 FS30219 FS34102 FS34079. July: VC sappers attacked Ubon RTAFB; and again in January 1970. With headquarters at Ubon RTAFB, the 601st provided on-site audio-visual services to the host 8th TFW and tenant organizations. A11 four flew to Clark Air Base the next morning and reached Ubon by evening. I wasnt back on the Farm anymore. Crew Chief of AC-130 56-0014. His blog has been a pleasure to follow and a wonderful connection to a place I knew in far different times. Base (RTAFB) in early 1961 with rotational detachment of F-100 Super Sabers from the 27th Tactical Fighter W in g (TFW), Cannon AFB, New Mexico. DET3 38ARRS Ubon RTAFB Jul 1967-Mar 1968. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross 3 times on his second tour. GRANT NUMBER 5c. The numbers following the dash represent the numerical sequence of aircraft ordered in that fiscal year. , dates assigned to Korat RTAFB, and other appropriate info. Air Force flew 5. Communist rebel forces were making military and political gains in Laos. I was stationed at UBON RTAFB, Thailand from January, 1969 to January, 1970 and was assigned to POL where my job was refueling aircraft. 24 Nov-6 Dec 1965. 16 Jun 1964 (deployed at Korat RTAFB, Thailand, 27 Aug?24 Nov 1965, and at Ubon RTAFB. Each year of the war in SEA, 1965-1973, was represented. --BUTTTT I did have fun and I grew up big time. He was the commander of the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing at Ubon Air Base, Thailand, and was credited w ith shooting down four enemy MiG aircraft in aerial combat over North Vietnam. Navy and Marines, and more than two dozen other countries, often in roles that went well beyond pilot training. TITLE AND SUBTITLE Base Defense In Thailand 5a. The 334th was again call to action in the Asian theatre when the squadron was selected as the only unit of the 4th TFW to deploy to the "new" conflict in Vietnam. I 51-7677 | Vietnam War - Udorn RTAFB 1972; 56 SOW Det. This aircraft, F-4C S/N 63-7693, served with the 497th TFS / 8th TFW based at Ubon RTAFB, Thailand from May 30, 1967 until November 27, 1967 The March Field Air Museum has dedicated the restoration of "693" to the memory of Colonel Robinson and Major Hoff, and to the sacrifices made by the personnel of the 497th TFS, and of the 8th TFW "The. Democrat Senator B. Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base (Korat RTAFB) is a base of the Royal Thai Air Force. Both aircraft accomplished radar bomb runs against the same target in Cambodia, and were vectored together by airborne radar controllers. On 31 July 1974 the base was closed for good and the facility turned. Per the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Public Health and Environmental Hazards: The following Veterans may have been exposed to herbicides and may qualify for VA benefits:. Department of Defence Summary on Nature of Service 30. It was deployed to Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, from June 5th until July 2nd, 1966. Robert Russell Dexter age 79, of West Salem, OH passed away Monday, October 29, 2012 at Medina Village Retirement Community. Also assigned to the wing is the 16th Special Operations Squadron, which flies the AC-130 gun ships. Combat fighter pilot Mark Berent writes of a dragon-shaped karst mountain in Laos along the Ho Chi Minh Trail that bristles with physical and psychological danger. It’s the typical Thai night club where the locals come in groups and open a bottle of whiskey at one of the tables. North Vietnam was determined to take over South Vietnam. It is located in in central Thailand, located approximately 157 miles (250 km) northeast of Bangkok and about 5 miles (8 km) south of Nakhon Ratchasima (also known as Khorat or Korat), the third largest city in Thailand. "Bob" Standerwick, Aircraft Commander, and Maj Norbert A. it was very hectic at that time due to the air ops. Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, 30 Oct 1968. Ubon, Thailand 1967 Ed Garland. TASK NUMBER 5f. Communications Group 2146. 25 Feb 1966; Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, 20 Jul 1966; Udorn RTAFB, Thailand, 28 May 1968-5 Jul 1974; Luke AFB, AZ, 5 Jul 1974-25 Mar 1994. 29222°E  /  (: Type: Air Force Base: Site information; Owner: Royal Thai Air Force. In their F-4D Phantom, Capt Paul D. In the Vietnam War, he was a commander and was angry about lack of dogfight training. The most current information will be posted at the. Assigned to the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing (Wolf Pack), the 20 sentry dogs and their handlers arrived in near 100 degree weather aboard a C-141. But the 8thTFW at that time was stationed in Ubon,not Udorn Thailand. Korat RTAFB, Thailand, 27 Aug–24 Nov 1965 Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, c. While the VA does NOT give presumption of exposure to those assigned to AFSC's other than K-9 handlers or security policeman on Thai bases, many claims have been approved on. History of Linebacker II - Vietnam Provided by Terry Horstead This is the complete text of emails received from Terry. Ubon RTAFB, Thailand 1973. Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base (Korat RTAFB) is a base of the Royal Thai Air Force. Location: San Antonio, TX, Holiday Inn San Antonio-Riverwalk. Map of Ubon RTAFB, map dated 1965. Remember the heavy smell in and around the Huts where we tried to get some rest. I hadn't seen most of them since we were in Ubon,Thailand during the Vietnam War some 42 years ago. I was stationed at Udorn from 1969-1971, Ubon from 1971-1972, and two other assignments in Thailand from 1972-1973 and 1975-1976. The 601st Photo Flight, Detachment 3, Ubon RTAFB was one of several bases throughout Thailand that serviced the photographic requirements of the Viet Nam War. When they were fixed they stayed that way. The author in documenting the obsolescence of the airframe notes a 1969 mission writes: "In addition to continuing attacks throughout South Vietnam, on 17 January seven spray planes flew to Ubon, Thailand, to. The mission included 54 C-141 flights between Feb. Transferred to Det 3, 6994th Security Squadron at Ubon RTAFB, Thailand. Ubon RTAFB is the home of Wing 21 of the RTAF 2nd Air Division. REPORT TYPE N/A 3. In addition, some U. Smallwood, Capt Name and Capt John J. His blog has been a pleasure to follow and a wonderful connection to a place I knew in far different times. Newly freed prisoners of war celebrate as their C-141A aircraft lifts off from Hanoi, North Vietnam, on Feb. Robin Olds (July 14, 1922 – June 14, 2007) was an American fighter pilot and general officer in the United States Air Force. 1947 - 1984. It is located in East-Central Thailand, near the city of Ubon Ratchathani, in the Ubon Ratchathani Province. As Squadron Chief Clerk, I typed all correspondence with Warner Brothers to get this authorization. Considered by some the fastest, most versatile and effective aircraft ever built. in front of his McDonnell-Douglas F-4C Phantom. 1972–1974) Squadrons. Information is in raw form, not edited. org Mitchell, Thomas Barry. La AC-130 "fantomo-" teratakiloj de 8-a Tactical Fighter Wing de Ubon RTAFB, kiu iĝis la Det 1, 16-a Special Operations Squadron. Laos and crash-landed at Ubon RTAFB, 2 crewmen died (one died of injuries before reaching Ubon) but 11 others survived. Kindly provided by Otto Uebel. RIO RI4207 VW 1200 N. As the mission in Vietnam. La escuadra especializada en NOCTÁMBULO (huelga de la noche y los brillos) tácticas y esto era su principal misión en Korat. 2, 6994th Security Squadron, DaNang RVN from approximately 12-12-72 to 02-28-73. APO_Location; Later APO Early APO Location Country Team Number Other Information; 96201: Tan Son Nhut, Saigon: Vietnam: 96202: 2: Chongong-ni: Korea: 96203: Monkey. In March 1965 there. In the late 1950s, the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) used Takhli as operating base for CIA resupply of Tibetan freedom fighters. Ubon, Thailand 1967 Ed Garland. 9,1970 1967 Pacific STARS And STRIPES MACV Orientation Ed ,Vietnam Propaganda,. It is located in Central Thailand, approximately 144 miles (240 km) northwest of Bangkok in Takhli district, Nakhon Sawan Province, near the city of Nakhon Sawan. This reunion has been canceled! For more information about this reunion, contact: George Hoffman (740) 508-0746 [email protected] Free shipping Price: $48. During January and February 1968, each Ubon RTAFB-based 8 th TFW strike F-4D carried two AN/ALQ-87 pods—one standard and one SPECIAL. Herbicide Exposure at Udorn RTAFB, Thailand January 13, 2011. The candidate for lieutenant governor is basing his inquiry on a United States Court of Appeals for veterans claims ruling that acknowledged claims of Agent Orange exposure from an air force veteran while stationed at Andersen Air Force Base in the mid-1960's. THE WASHINGTON POST Wednesday, Sept. (Visit www. 00 Hobby Master HA1980 F-4G Wild Weasel, #69-7232, Nellis AFB, NV, 1996 $80. Col Kari was assigned to the 45 TFS when they stood up the F4C squadron at Ubon RTAFB in 1965. Ubon RTAFB 8th Tactical Fighter Wing F-4 Phantom poster art. The Lockheed EC-121 Warning Star was a United States Navy/United States Air Force airborne early warning radar surveillance aircraft. Air Force, U. i remember that particular flight for a lot of things. Robin Olds (born July 14, 1922, died June 14, 2007) was a member of the United States Air Force. Left Ubon in August 1973 on Emergency Leave. 445 Phantom perdidos sÓ da USAF, sem contar da U. A 37mm impacted the radome and entire radome was blown off. See more ideas about Robin olds, Vietnam war and Fighter pilot. Perimeter Bunker Alpha-34. McDonnell-Douglas F-4C Phantom II (Google Maps). Inactivated Nov 1971. Ubon RTAFB was established in the 1950s. Newly freed prisoners of war celebrate as their C-141A aircraft lifts off from Hanoi, North Vietnam, on Feb. Feb 1973 - Mar 1974, Fuel Specialist, Eglin AFB, Florida 6. I had no idea about what I was getting into. He was the commander of the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing at Ubon Air Base, Thailand, and was credited w ith shooting down four enemy MiG aircraft in aerial combat over North Vietnam. 1972–1974) Squadrons. He flew an F-4 Phantom II. Still searching for maps of Takhli RTAFB. With headquarters at Ubon RTAFB, the 601st provided on-site audio-visual services to the host 8th TFW and tenant organizations. Table of Contents Presentation- Attachments. View Udorn Royal Thai Air Force Base vintage historic HD stock video footage in Ubon Ratchathani Thailand, 1968. The Royal Australian Air Force also flew combat and airlift missions in South Vietnam, as did the Republic of Vietnam. 1973 to June, 1973. Need, Ubon 1965: Hank Howard, Ubon RTAFB 1965: Michael Bennett, Ubon 1968-69: Vernon Icke-Dennis Burkhalter, Ubon 1969-70: Rocco Morgan, Ubon 1971-72: William R. The crew of 67-0111 ejected and w recovered. Got in trouble and got sent to 56th OMS AR Shop. As Squadron Chief Clerk, I typed all correspondence with Warner Brothers to get this authorization. The 334th was again call to action in the Asian theatre when the squadron was selected as the only unit of the 4th TFW to deploy to the "new" conflict in Vietnam. Lauderdale, FL to Talbot Bogert and Alice J. ASSIGNMENTS. - Photo taken at Warner Robins - Robins AFB (WRB / KWRB) in Georgia, USA on June 19, 2005. Received from Jerry Doulas Dennis, Albuquerque, NM He writes Just relocated to Albuquerque,NM. 16 th Special Operations Squadron,. in front of his McDonnell-Douglas F-4C Phantom. Congressional pressure in Washington grew against these bombings, and on 30 June 1973, the United States Congress passed Public law PL 93-50 and 93-52, which cut off all funds for combat in Cambodia and all of Indochina effective 15 August 1973. 50 years ago I was on a 30 day leave before I went to Ubon. Last heard of in Tucson, AZ, as PR for mining company. They were assigned a Forward Air Controller (FAC) mission and were using the call sign OWL 08. Submitted. It has served with 8th TFW, 479th TFW, 431st TFS all at George AFB between 1965-1967; 8th TFW at Ubon, RTAFB, Thailand, in 1967; 366th TFW, Da Nang AB, South Vietnam, 1967; 58th Tactical Fighter Training Wing, Luke AFB, AZ, in 1971; 1633rd TASG, Ontario AP, in 1982. Inactivated on 1 Jul 1971. A11 four flew to Clark Air Base the next morning and reached Ubon by evening. 62mm miniguns, 20mm Vulcan guns, 40mm bofors guns and even a 105mm howitzer on the version appearing in 1972). The things that I've read today 30 Mar 09 sure do ring a bell. Base (RTAFB) in early 1961 with rotational detachment of F-100 Super Sabers from the 27th Tactical Fighter W in g (TFW), Cannon AFB, New Mexico. "Norb" Gotner, Navigator; comprised the crew of a F4D (tail #66-8777 and named "Miss Magic"), call sign "Bigot 02," departed Ubon Airbase as the #2 aircraft in a flight of two on a morning sensor delivery mission over the Ho Chi Minh Trail southwest. 222 TFS 51-3471 | Vietnam War - Ubon RTAFB 1971; 222 TFS 51-3714 | Vietnam War - Ubon RTAFB 1971; Royal Lao Air Force. Carolina del Nord 49th Tactical Fighter Wing, Takhli RTAFB, Thailandia (F-4) 56th Special Operations Wing, Nakhon Phanom RTAFB, Thailandia (A-1, HH-53) 366th Tactical Fighter Wing, Danang AB, RVN (F-4). (D) Cruz is requesting a congressional investigation into the use of Agent Orange on Guam. Veterans may contact their local VA Environmental Health Coordinator about registry evaluations or health concerns related to military exposures. Per the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Public Health and Environmental Hazards: The following Veterans may have been exposed to herbicides and may qualify for VA benefits:. If you had regular security duty on the fenced-in perimeters of a U. Getting Around Ubon Information regarding local transportation, both public and private, to help you get around Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. 1970-1971. Ubon RTAFB was established in the 1950s. 9 Jul 1956 - 15 Oct 1957: LCol. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. The Road Runner image on the 3rd Services Squadron Vulcan lighter was used with the legal approval of Warner Brothers Studios. 49549 (MSN 26810) w/o Mar 6, 1955 Clinton, IA 49550 (MSN 26811) to PI-C567 49553 (8th ARS, 3094th Composite Wing) left Peterson AFB, Colorado Springs Dec 10, 1952 bound for Stead AFB, NV. When they were fixed they stayed that way. Koordinatoj: 14°55′50″N 102°04′51″E 14. 29222°E  /  (: Type: Air Force Base: Site information; Owner: Royal Thai Air Force. Ubon Royal Thai Air Force Base was the home of the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing -"Wolfpack". The F-4 was designed in 1958 as a company venture by McDonnell Douglas to meet future needs and it turned into the greatest post World War II fighter ever built. I was always assigned to the Civil Engineer Squadrons. Getting To Ubon Information about the different modes of transportion you can use to get to Ubon Ratchathani. Information is in raw form, not edited. jpg 1,800 × 1,145; 268 KB Daniel James, Jr. [1975-2015] Current Resident: Sattahip, Thailand Comment: USAFT gave me a good life, thank you! Name: Chavani (Somchit) Singchalee Air Base: Takhli, Ubon Division: 8th CE Sqdn. Title Cambodia: Capt [Name] and Capt John J. Name: Thomas Barry Mitchell Rank/Branch: O3/USAF Unit: 41st Tactical Airlift Squadron, Ubon Airbase, Thailand Date of Birth: 31 March 1941 Home City of Record: Littleton CO Date of Loss: 22 May 1968 Country of Loss: Laos Loss Coordinates: 162000N 1063000E (XC843858). "Norb" Gotner, Navigator; comprised the crew of a F4D (tail #66-8777 and named "Miss Magic"), call sign "Bigot 02," departed Ubon Airbase as the #2 aircraft in a flight of two on a morning sensor delivery mission over the Ho Chi Minh Trail. King, Norman J. Air Force) 63-7668 had been delivered to the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing from the factory on 18 January 1965. It is located in Central Thailand, approximately 144 miles (240 km) northwest of Bangkok in Takhli district, Nakhon Sawan Province, near the city of Nakhon Sawan. Ubon RTAFB, Thailand. 4 (Hill AFB, UT): 1 Jul 1978-31 Dec 1987. There we established a life long friendship with Dave and Cindy Ford. While I was there the Gunships flew missions over Cambodia until August 1973 when Congress cut off funding for operations. Map courtesy Ervin Davis Locations edited by Dave Dwiggins DET 1 56th SOW Officer's Quarters Former site of Airmen's Mess 66 - 67 - 68 Outdoor Movie Theater Health Clinic Old BX Quonset Hut 66-67 Officer's Club MMS Shops ar II Runway 12 Radar Radar Old BX Quonset Hut Warehouse Security Road. In June 1966, the 555th TFS moved to Ubon RTAFB (after a brief deployment at Udorn RTAFB) joining the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing. The wing continued combat in Vietnam until mid-January 1973, in Laos until 22 February 1973, and in Cambodia until 15 August 1973. With the Paris Peace Accord of 1973 ending the war in Vietnam, the need for large numbers of USAF aircraft in Thailand was reduced. Ubon, Thailand 1967 Ed Garland. During the Vietnam War, thousands of U. The two oldest HH-53B's #66-14431 & #66-14432 were shipped out to Hill AFB, UT. May 24, 2017 - My husband was stationed there; before I met him. I do remember that the unit received the Outstanding Unit Award, with "V" device for Valor while I was there, and I just missed eligibility for the Presidential Citation. The airplane is McDonnell F-4C-21-MC Phantom II 63-7668. Vietnam War Timeline 1954. Ubon Royal Thai Air Force Base (3,539 words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article 2nd Air Division. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME(S) AND ADDRESS(ES) HQ PACAF Directorate of Operations Analysis CHECO Division 8. Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base is a base of the Royal Thai Air Force located in northeast Thailand, approximately 157 miles (250 km) northeast of Bangkok and about 5 miles (8 km) south of the centre of Nakhon Ratchasima (which also known as Khorat or Korat), the second largest city in Thailand. But the 8thTFW at that time was stationed in Ubon,not Udorn Thailand. , dates assigned to Korat RTAFB, and other appropriate info. The United States Air Force deployed combat aircraft to Thailand from 1961 to 1975 during the Vietnam War. December 1968 to December 1969 in Ubon, Thailand and from August of 19710 to August of 1971 in Nahkon Phanom. DET41 EARC Loring AFB, ME Jun - Sep 1963. Hi, My name is Clayton Brass and served as an engine mechanic for the 8th. collision with 67-0094 on June 16,1973. The 336th TFS deployed from Seymour Johnson AFB to the 8th TFW, Ubon RTAFB, between 09 Mar-07 Sep 1973, while the 58th TFS deployed from Eglin AFB to the 432nd TRW, Udorn RTAFB, between 08 Jun-14 Sep 1973. Therefore, veterans who served in Thailand at that time were not exposed to Agent Orange. jpg 452 × 357; 134 KB. 1900 - 2003. Ubon Royal Thai Air Force Base was the home of the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing -"Wolfpack". The AC-130 was a modified version of the C-130 cargo aircraft, featuring side-firing weapons (7. Ken says, "Hi Mark. 26806°N 100. Basic Laytout Map of Ubon RTAFB. The candidate for lieutenant governor is basing his inquiry on a United States Court of Appeals for veterans claims ruling that acknowledged claims of Agent Orange exposure from an air force veteran while stationed at Andersen Air Force Base in the mid-1960's. Therefore, veterans who served in Thailand at that time were not exposed to Agent Orange. I had the most enjoyable time in my life. (During the deployment of the F-111s three crashed soon after arriving at Takhli and the F-111 fleet was grounded to investigate the problem). Navy e dos Marines Segue o artigo ----- United States Air Force All told, the U. Hauser: 24 Jul 1967: LCol. The 26 July 1968 attack on Udorn RTAFB was the first overt, hostile action by either communist-inspired insurgent forces or military units of North Vietnam against United States Air Force personnel and resources located in the. Air Force Veterans who served on Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) bases at U-Tapao, Ubon, Nakhon Phanom, Udorn, Takhli, Korat, and Don Muang, near or on the air base perimeter anytime between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975. jpg 1,380 × 706; 229 KB F-4s in revetments at Ubon RTAFB. "Bob" Standerwick, Aircraft Commander, and Maj Norbert A. WB350VN02 1/200 Vietnam AIRLINES A350-900 VN-A888 CON SUPPORTO Limitata Edn 36 PEZZI,. They flew the F-4C and D Phantom II's on various missions from CAP to CAS. Ubon RTAFB, Thailand 1973. I was a CC on F4 7764 with the 435th Tfs. 9 Jul 1956 - 15 Oct 1957: LCol. Canterbury, 23 Jul 1973. The 334th TFS deployed to Takhli, Thailand in 1965 and commenced combat operations in support of Operation ROLLING THUNDER. In the early months of 1966, a MiG threat to USAF aircraft over North Vietnam began to emerge, with the supersonic MiG-21 beginning to appear. Air Force Veterans who served on Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) bases at U-Tapao, Ubon, Nakhon Phanom, Udorn, Takhli, Korat, and Don Muang, near or on the air base perimeter anytime between February 28, 1961 and. 1973 ===== POW Network. Shaw AFB, SC, 15 Jul-27 Nov 1967; Nakhon Phanom RTAFB, Thailand, 27 Nov 1967-22 Sep 1975 (air echelon operated from Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, 11-13 Apr 1975; the USS Midway, 20 Apr-2 May 1975; and U-Tapao RTNAF, Thailand, 2-5 May and 14-16 May 1975). Air Force veterans who served on Royal Thai Air Force bases at U-Tapao, Ubon, Nakhon Phanom, Udorn, Takhli, Korat and Don Muang. Kemp, Ubon 1973-74: Warin Radio Station 1972-73: Contact the Webmaster. Perimeter Tower C31. I do remember that the unit received the Outstanding Unit Award, with “V” device for Valor while I was there, and I just missed eligibility for the Presidential Citation. 1967-68 , Don Muang Airport Det 3, 2146 COMM Group 1969-1970, and USJUSMAAG/THAI, AEROTHAI, Ltd. DET18 CARRC Little Rock AFB, AR Nov 1966-Mar 1967. Kindly provided by Otto Uebel. Among fixed-wing aircraft, more F. Comprising the flying units of the Wolfpack are four F-4D Phantom tactical fighter squadrons. Air Force is waging a secret and unconventional phase of the air war in Southeast Asia from this base across the Mekong River from Laos. Need, Ubon 1965: Hank Howard, Ubon RTAFB 1965: Michael Bennett, Ubon 1968-69: Vernon Icke-Dennis Burkhalter, Ubon 1969-70: Rocco Morgan, Ubon 1971-72: William R. RIO RI4207 VW 1200 N. July: VC sappers attacked Ubon RTAFB; and again in January 1970. (During the deployment of the F-111s three crashed soon after arriving at Takhli and the F-111 fleet was grounded to investigate the problem). Mission was to fly as Radio Operator aboard EC-47 aircraft for surveillance missions over Southeast Asia. Det #1, 35th Tactical Group - Located at Korat RTAFB. The 26 July 1968 attack on Udorn RTAFB was the first overt, hostile action by either communist-inspired insurgent forces or military units of North Vietnam against United States Air Force personnel and resources located in the Kingdom of Thailand. Ubon, Thailand 1967 Ed Garland. From Korat, Takhli and Ubon came the Republic F-105 Thunderchiefs and F-4C and F-4D Phantoms that actually delivered the bombs and also General Dynamics F-111s with terrain-following radar from Takhli. 00 Hobby Master HA1934 F-4E USAF Steve Ritchie, Udorn RTAFB, Thailand, July 1972 $70. Document includes messages from 8TFW UBON RTAFB THAI DTGs 270725ZOCT67, 270728ZOCT67, and 281045ZOCT67. Nakhon Phanom RTAFB (NKP), Ubon RTAFB and Udorn RTAFB and U-Tapao RTAFB. Getting To Ubon Information about the different modes of transportion you can use to get to Ubon Ratchathani. Meet Ubon Ratchathani Thai Girls. Ubon Royal Thai Air Force Base, Ubon Ratchathani. A hostile force of unknown size attacked Udorn RTAFB at 2225 hours the night of 26 Read More. On 3 February 1973, Lt Col Robert L. Click here for history of the 821st CDS/SPS. The numbers following the dash represent the numerical sequence of aircraft ordered in that fiscal year. My reply was because I too have applied for a/o, after spending months cleaning up the gantry area. 5 feet of its wing, landing at Ubon RTAFB. If you fall into this case - please consider contacting a lawyer familiar with Agent Orange disability claims against the VA to help you properly appeal your disability claim. From Korat, Takhli and Ubon came the Republic F-105 Thunderchiefs and F-4C and F-4D Phantoms that actually delivered the bombs and also General Dynamics F-111s with terrain-following radar from Takhli. It is approximately 488 km (303 miles) northeast of Bangkok. Air Force, U. i was a crewchief with the 334th tfs at ubon rtafb in 1972 and i was the one that launched f4 phantom 69-7548 the day lt col anderson was lost. 62 mm close support armament. The 26 July 1968 attack on Udorn RTAFB was the first overt, hostile action by either communist-inspired insurgent forces or military units of North Vietnam against United States Air Force personnel and resources located in the. I hadn't seen most of them since we were in Ubon,Thailand during the Vietnam War some 42 years ago. By Robert Kaylor. 26 thoughts on " Photos - Thailand & Laos " Forrest "tink" Babcock December 13, 2010 at 20:07. A hostile force of unknown size attacked Udorn RTAFB at 2225 hours the night of 26 Read More. Ubon - Photographed by an F-4. He was a "triple ace", with a combined total of 17 victories in World War II and the Vietnam War. Croker) | Ubon RTAFB May 1967 | FS36622 FS30219 FS34102 FS34079. DET3 38ARRS Ubon RTAFB Jul 1967-Mar 1968. 1973-76 Bangkok Thailand On Saturday, January 18, 2020, 11:51:24 AM EST, Terry W. AoA Decals # 32-015 Trainers No More: T-28B/C/D Trojans in the Vietnam War 1:32 Scale. 9,1970 1967 Pacific STARS And STRIPES MACV Orientation Ed ,Vietnam Propaganda,. Congressional pressure in Washington grew against these bombings, and on 30 June 1973, the United States Congress passed Public law PL 93-50 and 93-52, which cut off all funds for combat in Cambodia and all of Indochina effective 15 August 1973. This aircraft, F-4C S/N 63-7693, served with the 497th TFS / 8th TFW based at Ubon RTAFB, Thailand from May 30, 1967 until November 27, 1967 The March Field Air Museum has dedicated the restoration of "693" to the memory of Colonel Robinson and Major Hoff, and to the sacrifices made by the personnel of the 497th TFS, and of the 8th TFW "The. Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base is a base of the Royal Thai Air Force in northeast Thailand, approximately 250 km (157 mi) northeast of Bangkok and about 8 km (5 mi) south of the centre of Nakhon Ratchasima Province (also known as "Khorat" or "Korat"), the largest province in Thailand. i remember that particular flight for a lot of things. We have reviews of the best places to see in Ubon Ratchathani. The "Jaws of Death" with images of camels showing her time in West Asia. Hi, My name is Clayton Brass and served as an engine mechanic for the 8th. I went back to Thailand to Utapao RTAFB from 73-74. 1974-1989). 1973: The Tactical Air Command flew its first Weapon System Evaluation Program mission under the program name Combat Echo. Detachment 3 of the 6994th Security Squadron conducted operations at NKP between 4 April 1969 and 1 December 1972, when it relocated to Ubon RTAFB, Thailand. There we established a life long friendship with Dave and Cindy Ford. Last heard of in Tucson, AZ, as PR for mining company. Since Ubon was shut down I was sent to Udorn in Dec 1974 until Dec 1975. Inactivated on 15 Oct 1946. Squadron; [to include up-country personnel assigned to Lima Site-20 Alternate (Long Tieng) and Lima-54 (Luang Prabang); TRC-103 area. Detachment 10 at Takhli RTAFB was disbanded on 30 July 1974 followed by Detachment 3 at Ubon RTAFB on 20 August 1974 and Detachment 1 at Nakhon Phanom RTAFB on 20 February 1975 leaving the Squadron with 8 HH 53Cs and 4 HH 43Fs. History of the 16th Special Operations Squadron in Vietnam. It has served with 8th TFW, 479th TFW, 431st TFS all at George AFB between 1965-1967; 8th TFW at Ubon, RTAFB, Thailand, in 1967; 366th TFW, Da Nang AB, South Vietnam, 1967; 58th Tactical Fighter Training Wing, Luke AFB, AZ, in 1971; 1633rd TASG, Ontario AP, in 1982. In March 1965 there. 93056°N 102. -built, early Cold War trainer flown by the U. It conducted air defence in Southeast Asia from October 12th to December 20th, 1965, and combat sorties from July 1966 to August 15th, 1973. U-Bar is well known for attracting some of the. –First loss AC-130A 54-1629 (16th SOS, 8th TFW) hit by 37mm AAA over Laos and crash-landed at Ubon RTAFB, 2 crewmen died (one died of injuries before reaching Ubon) but 11 others survived. (During the deployment of the F-111s three crashed soon after arriving at Takhli and the F-111 fleet was grounded to investigate the problem). Buy HD video and archival still photo images of clip number 65675038902. I was fortunate to have been picked to be part of the crew on the second to last mission, and was on hand when the last mission landed shortly after we did. But I did enjoy my two years in S. 332nd Air Base Squadron - Located at Ubon RTAFB. DATES COVERED - 4. The Mine Dog (not used since World War II) and the new Tunnel dogs arrived in Vietnam for tests. McDonnell-Douglas F-4C Phantom II (Google Maps). Air Force Thailand Caps Shop by Category. Nature of Service in Ubon 28. Got my share of Phantom bites!. My first service with them was with the 8th TFW at Ubon RTAFB, Thialand from 11 /66 thru 09 /67 with the 555TFS and the 433 TFS. I was stationed at UBON RTAFB, Thailand from January, 1969 to January, 1970 and was assigned to POL where my job was refueling aircraft. Activated in the Reserve on 1 Oct 1973. Some guy in civilian clothes talking to Ken. FOR WARLIKE SERVICE AT UBON. Air Force) 63-7668 had been delivered to the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing from the factory on 18 January 1965. The Ubon Royal Thai Air Force Base (RTAFB), located on the eastern border of Thailand, was the host to Detachment 3 of the 6994th Security Squadron and eventually the Headquarters, 6994th Security Squadron. " 8 SPS, Ubon Thailand Dec 72-Dec 73. Robin Olds (July 14, 1922 – June 14, 2007) was an American fighter pilot and general officer in the United States Air Force. Vietnam War Timeline 1955 -1975. My flightgear photo shoot was done using the aircraft which is cared for by the HARS Museum located at Albion Park airport NSW. Squadron [to include Pakse (Lima-11) across the Mekong river in Laos. "Bob" Standerwick, Aircraft Commander, and Maj Norbert A. Joined the Air Force the same month as your Dad – January 1966. F-4D with T-28 at Ubon RTAFB 1972. Surprise Package was refitted with upgraded similar equipment in the summer of 1970, and then redeployed to Ubon RTAFB. west of his duty station, Nakhon Phnom RTAFB, where he was assigned to the 56th Security Police Squadron and 56th Special Operations Wing, 7th Air Force. It was lost in the South China Sea, 27. History of the 16th Special Operations Squadron in Vietnam. General James went to Ubon Royal Thai AFB, Thailand, in December 1966, as Deputy Commander for Operations, 8th TFW, and in June 1967 was named Wing Vice Commander. Upon returning to the U. 68 Fighter Squadron. AIM 4's on a D Mod, I was there when due to a mod problem the missile came off the inner rail, and took out the strut on another F-4 across the ramp. Each year of the war in SEA, 1965-1973, was represented. Therefore the picture on the cover of the book means a lot to me. Regarding the claimed herbicide exposure, the record shows that the Veteran was stationed in Thailand from July 1966 to August 1967 at Takhli Royal Thai Air Force Base (RTAFB), from September 1968 to September 1969 at Korat RTAFB, and from December 1970 to December 1971 at Ubon RTAFB. The 16 SOS accomplished some amazing feats during its tour in Southeast Asia. from Udorn, from Ubon in January 1969, and again from Udorn in August 1969, permission was given to use herbicides on base perimeters in Thailand with Embassy permission in 1969, aircraft were flown to CCK, Taiwan for maintenance (1966 - 1970) and Kadena AB, Okinawa in 1970 for corrosion control caused by insecticides. Cannon AFB, NM, 1 Jun 2009– Decorations Presidential Unit Citations: (Southeast Asia), 1 Dec 1969–1 Mar 1970; 1 Jan–1 Apr 1971. He flew an F-4 Phantom II. jpg 1,800 × 1,145; 268 KB Daniel James, Jr. The AC-130 was a modified version of the C-130 cargo aircraft, featuring side-firing weapons (7. military base in Thailand or Royal Thai Air Force Bases between January 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975, you may have had contact with Agent Orange. The most current information will be posted at the. It is approximately 488 km (303 miles) northeast of Bangkok. In July 1965 the 35th TAC Group was redesignated the 6236th Combat Support Group and again in April 1966 it was redesignated the 631st Combat Support Group. A recently declassified Department of Defense report written in 1973 titled, “Project CHECO Southeast Asia Report: Base Defense in Thailand 1968-1972,” contains evidence that there was significant use of the herbicide Agent Orange along the fence-line perimeters of military bases in Thailand to remove foliage that provided cover for enemy forces. Subject: Re: View Photos of Ubon RTAFB, & search for Vet buddies Tue Mar 03, 2015 2:37 am I'm looking for anyone who might have known my late husband, George Weathers. Inactivated Nov 1971. Basic Laytout Map of Ubon RTAFB. Herbicide Exposure at Udorn RTAFB, Thailand January 13, 2011. In the US Air Force, despite writing for GI underground newspapers stateside, he was asked to write the 1971 History of Detachment 3, 601st Photo Flight while stationed at Ubon RTAFB, Thailand. Worked on F-4E's at Homestead AFB, Udorn, Clark AB - 1971-1973 1975-1979 and F-D's at Ubon 1973-74. Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base is a base of the Royal Thai Air Force in northeast Thailand, approximately 250 km (157 mi) northeast of Bangkok and about 8 km (5 mi) south of the centre of Nakhon Ratchasima Province (also known as "Khorat" or "Korat"), the largest province in Thailand. It has served with 8th TFW, 479th TFW, 431st TFS all at George AFB between 1965-1967; 8th TFW at Ubon, RTAFB, Thailand, in 1967; 366th TFW, Da Nang AB, South Vietnam, 1967; 58th Tactical Fighter Training Wing, Luke AFB, AZ, in 1971; 1633rd TASG, Ontario AP, in 1982. Photo donated by Sammy Harbin The United States Air Force deployed combat aircraft to Thailand from 1961 to 1975 during the Vietnam War. 29222°E  /  (: Type: Air Force Base: Site information; Owner: Royal Thai Air Force. 00 Air Force Thailand U-Tapao 307th Strategic Wing Cap $20. specifically: 2,4-D; 2,4,5-T and its contaminant TCDD; cacodylic acid; and picloram. 12, 1973, during Operation Homecoming. Communications Group 2146. The AFHRA public web site is undergoing a migration from a web server at Maxwell AFB to one administered by the Air Force News Agency. This aircraft, F-4C S/N 63-7693, served with the 497th TFS / 8th TFW based at Ubon RTAFB, Thailand from May 30, 1967 until November 27, 1967 The March Field Air Museum has dedicated the restoration of "693" to the memory of Colonel Robinson and Major Hoff, and to the sacrifices made by the personnel of the 497th TFS, and of the 8th TFW "The. 5 feet of its wing, landing at Ubon RTAFB. My first service with them was with the 8th TFW at Ubon RTAFB, Thialand from 11 /66 thru 09 /67 with the 555TFS and the 433 TFS. Both aircraft accomplished radar bomb runs against the same target in Cambodia, and were vectored together by airborne radar controllers. McDonnell F-4C-24-MC Phantom 64-0829, Known as "Scat XXVII", assigned to the 433d Tactical Fighter Squadron, Ubon RTAFB, Thailand. Air Force) 63-7668 had been delivered to the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing from the factory on 18 January 1965. Ubon RTAFB 8TFW 16th SOS (AG) Aerial Gunner (IG) Instructor Gunner AC-130 A/E/H Cannon AFB NM 427th MMS Load Crew Lead Ubon/Korat RTAFB 8TFW 16th SOS (LG) Lead Gunner (IG) Instructor Gunner AC-130. Ubon Royal Thai Air Force Base is a Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) facility, the home of Wing 21 of the RTAF 2nd Air Division. Emphasis is given to a brief analysis of the five attacks against USAF resources at Udorn RTAFB, Ubon RTAFB, and U-Tapao Royal Thai Naval Air Field (RTNAF), as well as intelligence estimates of the threat of such activity in the first six. AC-130’s were 200 meters from fence. REPORT TYPE N/A 3. My reply was because I too have applied for a/o, after spending months cleaning up the gantry area. DET3 38ARRS Ubon RTAFB Jul-Dec 1968. Canterbury, 23 Jul 1973. , dates assigned to Korat RTAFB, and other appropriate info. 25 JUNE 1965 – 31 AUGUST 1968 33. Comprising the flying units of the Wolfpack are four F-4D Phantom tactical fighter squadrons. As a gunship pilot, his job was to fly night missions from Ubon over the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos. Author: United States. Combat fighter pilot Mark Berent writes of a dragon-shaped karst mountain in Laos along the Ho Chi Minh Trail that bristles with physical and psychological danger. In December 1972, the 308th TFS was attached to the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing at Ubon RTAFB, Thailand and remained there until June 1973. The section was tasked with a night strike mission in southern Laos near the border of Vietnam. Received from Jerry Doulas Dennis, Albuquerque, NM He writes Just relocated to Albuquerque,NM. McDonnell F-4C-24-MC Phantom 64-0829, Known as "Scat XXVII", assigned to the 433d Tactical Fighter Squadron, Ubon RTAFB, Thailand. I was always assigned to the Civil Engineer Squadrons. it was very hectic at that time due to the air ops. Robin Olds (July 14, 1922 – June 14, 2007) was an American fighter pilot and general officer in the United States Air Force. Ubon RTAFB Reunion 2011 (was a great success)! 8th TFW, Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, Col Don Stanfield, Col Larry Killpack, Col James A. F-4s are in the 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron (Det 1). All told, the U. Meet Ubon Ratchathani Thai Girls. My reply was because I too have applied for a/o, after spending months cleaning up the gantry area. Operation EAGLE PULL information for 31st MAU. 8th Tactical Fighter Wing (Wolfpack), Ubon RTAFB. specifically: 2,4-D; 2,4,5-T and its contaminant TCDD; cacodylic acid; and picloram. 5 feet of its wing, landing at Ubon RTAFB. At the beginning of World War II he was assigned to the V Interceptor Command , Far East Air Force in the Philippines. (During the deployment of the F-111s three crashed soon after arriving at Takhli and the F-111 fleet was grounded to investigate the problem). Document includes messages from 8TFW UBON RTAFB THAI DTGs 270725ZOCT67, 270728ZOCT67, and 281045ZOCT67. 1973 ===== POW Network. Hobby Master HA1930 F-4C USAF First MiG Killer, Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, 1965 on eBay Hobby Master HA1981 F-4G Wild Weasel USAF 37th TFW, 563rd TFS, George AFB, CA, 1980s $80. Congressional pressure in Washington grew against these bombings, and on 30 June 1973, the United States Congress passed Public law PL 93-50 and 93-52, which cut off all funds for combat in Cambodia and all of Indochina effective 15 August 1973. Eglin, Ubon RTAFB, Eglin, Duluth MN, Anderson AFB Guam, Hickam AFB HI, and lastly Randolph AFB TX, where I am currently employed at AFSAT. The airplane operated on a local flight out of Ubon Ratchathani RTAFB (UBP). Publisher: Ubon RTAFB, Thailand : Office of Information, 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, -[1982]. i was a crewchief with the 334th tfs at ubon rtafb in 1972 and i was the one that launched f4 phantom 69-7548 the day lt col anderson was lost. Free shipping Price: $48. Regarding the claimed herbicide exposure, the record shows that the Veteran was stationed in Thailand from July 1966 to August 1967 at Takhli Royal Thai Air Force Base (RTAFB), from September 1968 to September 1969 at Korat RTAFB, and from December 1970 to December 1971 at Ubon RTAFB. The first AF sentry dogs to be used in Thailand arrived at this base recently. 3 & 4 engines. mcleod, david vance msgt air force 14829583 40th arrs nakhon phanom rtafb 6/14/1973 killed in action-body not returned cambodia milikin, richard mershon maj air force 003156335 16 trs 8/20/1966 mia - presumptive finding of death north vietnam murphy, barry daniel sp5 army 14967654 soa ccs 5 sfg 3/18/1969 killed in action-body not returned cambodia. The declassified Department of Defense (DoD) "Project CHECO Southeast Asia Report: Base Defense in Thailand 1968-1972"reveals top-secret security operations in Thailand and confirms that Agent Orange was used extensively to defoliate the perimeters surrounding. While the VA does NOT give presumption of exposure to those assigned to AFSC's other than K-9 handlers or security policeman on Thai bases, many claims have been approved on. aircraft were lost to antiaircraft artillery (AAA), surface-to-air missiles (SAMs), and fighter interceptors (MiG)s. On June 16, 1973, then Captain Samuel Blackmar Cornelius , Aircraft Commander, 336th Tactical Fighter Squadron, and Captain John Jackie Smallwood, Weapons Systems Officer, comprised the crew of F-4E, sn 67-0374, call sign Wolf. In April of that. On 25 October 1971, the first "Cadillac" gunship, the AC-130E arrived in Vietnam. On May 18, aircrews from the 497th TFS, who had flown combat missions out of Ubon RTAFB, gathered in Louisville. -Final loss 1972. In February 1967,the forward operating base was relocated at Ubon RTAFB, Thailand. APO_Location; Later APO Early APO Location Country Team Number Other Information; 96201: Tan Son Nhut, Saigon: Vietnam: 96202: 2: Chongong-ni: Korea: 96203: Monkey. The AC-130 was a modified version of the C-130 cargo aircraft, featuring side-firing weapons (7. Operation "Bolo": Clash of Generations Over North Vietnam Robin Olds got a between March and November 1967 flying this seen at Ubon RTAFB. He won a CBS Fellowship for his screenwriting while completing an MFA at the University of Southern California and went on to spend twenty-five years as. Got in trouble and got sent to 56th OMS AR Shop. it was very hectic at that time due to the air ops. A hostile force of unknown size attacked Udorn RTAFB at 2225 hours the night of 26 Read More. 25 Feb 1966; Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, 20 Jul 1966; Udorn RTAFB, Thailand, 28 May 1968-5 Jul 1974; Luke AFB, AZ, 5 Jul 1974-25 Mar 1994. The RTAF 211sq "Eagles" fly the Northrop F-5E/F "Tiger II" fighter aircraft from Ubon. Sue and I lived in Thailand in 1973 while in the US Air Force. North Vietnam was determined to take over South Vietnam. 1974-76 were spent at High Wycombe -- side trips to Malta, Cyprus, Hong Kong and lots of RAF bases in U. George Air Force Base was named in honor of Brigadier General Harold Huston George. Gallant Unit Citation: 6 Oct 2001-30 May 2003. A lot of friction when they told us we couldn't wear our 408th MMS hats anymore,, we wore them anyway. Robin Olds (July 14, 1922 – June 14, 2007) was an American fighter pilot and general officer in the United States Air Force. Takhli was a front-line facility of the United States Air Force (USAF) during the Vietnam War from 1961 through 1975. Other probable PAVE Spike aircraft included 66-8723 and 66-8715. DET12 40ARRW RAF Woodbridge 1968-Aug 1973. Robin Olds (July 14, 1922 – June 14, 2007) was an American fighter pilot and general officer in the U. 2,197 of the losses were fixed-wing, and the remainder rotary-wing. Eleanor Minkwitz April 22, 2020 at 5:39 pm. Worked on F-4E's at Homestead AFB, Udorn, Clark AB - 1971-1973 1975-1979 and F-D's at Ubon 1973-74. When they were fixed they stayed that way. The crew of 67-0111 ejected and w recovered. Young, Charles C. We have reviews of the best places to see in Ubon Ratchathani. ] Udorn RTAFB—- 1974th Comm. Submitted. WOW! It's good to hear from you guys. Hobby Master HA1930 F-4C USAF First MiG Killer, Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, 1965 on eBay Hobby Master HA1981 F-4G Wild Weasel USAF 37th TFW, 563rd TFS, George AFB, CA, 1980s $80. 366th Tactical Fighter Wing (Da Nang Air Base, South Viet Nam 1969–1973) 388th Tactical Fighter Wing (Korat RTAFB, Thailand 1969–1973) 432d Tactical Fighter Wing (Udorn RTAFB, Thailand c. Received from Jerry Doulas Dennis, Albuquerque, NM He writes Just relocated to Albuquerque,NM. 6 meg in size. Stationed with Det 2, 6994th Security Squadron at DaNang AB, RVN (72-73), and at Ubon RTAFB, Thailand (73). Base in Thailand, 2d in 24 Hours. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in May. Do you flight line guys remember the the BIG MB1 yellow mobile crane that we used to pick up crashed planes? Then got sent TDY to Ubon for the final bombing to "end the war" Hah, Hah. Group; 1973 Comm. Abstract : This CHECO report addresses the development of USAF base defense in Thailand from the initial attack on Udorn Royal Thai Air Force Base (RTAFB) through 30 June 1972. May 24, 2017 - My husband was stationed there; before I met him. Author: United States. During the Vietnam War, Korat RTAFB was the largest front-line facility of the United States Air. i remember that particular flight for a lot of things. Gray was a Nail Forward Air Controller assigned to the 23rd Tactical Air Support Squadron at Nakhon Phanom RTAFB in Thailand. History of the 16th Special Operations Squadron in Vietnam. The Ubon Royal Thai Air Force Base (RTAFB), located on the eastern border of Thailand, was the host to Detachment 3 of the 6994th Security Squadron and eventually the Headquarters, 6994th Security Squadron. Air Force F-15 pilot assigned to the 44th Fighter Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan taxis on the runway during exercise Cope Tiger 17 at Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand, March 24, 2017. in front of his McDonnell-Douglas F-4C Phantom. Pacific Stars & Stripes Newspaper Vietnam Cease Fire War Over 1973 Ubon RTAFB Newspaper PHANTOM FLYER Jun. Congressional pressure in Washington grew against these bombings, and on 30 June 1973, the United States Congress passed Public law PL 93-50 and 93-52, which cut off all funds for combat in Cambodia and all of Indochina effective 15 August 1973. It was deployed to Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, from June 5th until July 2nd, 1966. The F-4 was designed in 1958 as a company venture by McDonnell Douglas to meet future needs and it turned into the greatest post World War II fighter ever built. Dates: May 19, 2020 to May 21, 2020. The 40th FIS moved to Eglin AFB, FL in June 1965, to become the 40th Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS) and he converted to the F-4C and later the F-4D as an Aircraft Commander. Click on the unit hyperlink to read more on the individual unit. (During the deployment of the F-111s three crashed soon after arriving at Takhli and the F-111 fleet was grounded to investigate the problem). In response, a contingent of Lockheed F-104C Starfighters from the 476th Tactical Fighter Squadron, based at George AFB, California were deployed to Udorn, arriving on 6 June 1966, and being assigned to the 8th TFW. These detachments were headquartered under the Military Airlift Command and were comprised of ground and in-flight personnel. Box contents Includes: Decalsheet (waterslide) Markings McDonnell Douglas F-4C-24-MC Phantom II US Air Force (1947-now) 8 TFW 64-0829/FG (Col. Most of my work in Thailand was with the Aircraft Arresting Systems on the runways. Ubon and Utapao are three of the eight bases used by the United States in Thai land for its air operations in the. Opinion for 14-28 064 — Brought to you by Free Law Project, a non-profit dedicated to creating high quality open legal information. Both aircraft accomplished radar bomb runs against the same target in Cambodia, and were vectored together by airborne radar controllers. Air Force unit assigned to support a NATO strike mission of the 116th Combat Wing of the Hellenic. I went back to Thailand to Utapao RTAFB from 73-74. La AC-130 "fantomo-" teratakiloj de 8-a Tactical Fighter Wing de Ubon RTAFB, kiu iĝis la Det 1, 16-a Special Operations Squadron. Agent Orange and other herbicides were used to clear the perimeter areas of a number of Royal Thai Air Force Bases in Thailand to increase visibility and prevent guerrilla attacks. text}} Sponsored Topics. "Norb" Gotner, Navigator; comprised the crew of a F4D (tail #66-8777 and named "Miss Magic"), call sign "Bigot 02," departed Ubon Airbase as the #2 aircraft in a flight of two on a morning sensor delivery mission over the Ho Chi Minh Trail. Not to tell stories or look at. The Geneva accords are signed by French and Vietminh, establishing the International Control Commission, deciding that the 17th parallel will be the temporary dividing line between the two, and creating plans for a free election in Vietnam no. Ranch Hand flew mission sorties against Laos again from Ubon RTAFB, Thailand on January 1969, and again from Udorn in August 1969. By mid-1964 the situation in Southeast Asia was ambiguous. Co-pilot 1Lt Peter Nash survived. Base Isnt Secret Any More. 7th Airborne Command and Control Squadron : 4/15/1972 (388th Tactical Fighter Wing, 30 Apr 1972 (remained attached to Seventh Air Force to 15 Aug 1973). DATES COVERED - 4. 8 Csgp Ubon Rtafb. After completing his degree, Jim was on his way to Ubon RTAFB with assignment to the 16th SOS as an AC-130A Fire Control Officer. Parallels with Ubon 27. 5 (Udorn RTAFB, Thailand): 20 Aug 1972-30 Sep 1975. * Monday 03/01/2010 3:41:18am Name: Steve Haller E-Mail: [email protected] Activated on 30 Sep 1973. 6 (Holloman AFB, NM): 1 Jul 1978-31 Dec 1987. jpg 1,800 × 1,145; 268 KB Daniel James, Jr. Within easy reach of North Vietnamese troops, Air Force bases in Vietnam and Thailand were attacked 478 times from 1964 to 1973. 8th SPS,K9 1968-1969. Air Force is waging a secret and unconventional phase of the air war in Southeast Asia from this base across the Mekong River from Laos. Squadron; [to include up-country personnel assigned to Lima Site-20 Alternate (Long Tieng) and Lima-54 (Luang Prabang); TRC-103 area Ubon RTAFB—- 1982nd Comm.