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Ubon Air Base Photos 1967-72

Photos on this page were provided by George Knowles, Ubon 1967-68, 408th Munitions Maintenance Squadron (MMS), Dan Cullen, Ubon 1967-68, 8th Field Maintenance Squadron (FMS), Roger D. Brown, Crew Chief F-4, Ubon 1971-72, 497th Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS) and Jim Foanio, Ubon 1970-72, 621st TCS Det (Lion Control). Please contact them if you have any questions on these photos.

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Later became the AC-130 parking revetments
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The O2 pad (AIM 4-D Falcon and AIM 9) Sidewinder missile storage shed was directly behind.

Photo by George Knowles Ubon 1967-68
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Column of black smoke. The explosion and smoke cloud could be heard & seen from several miles away.

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An "Artistic" view of an F-4 Taking Off

Photo by George Knowles 1967-68
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Thai T-28's on the parking ramp

Photo by George Knowles 1967-68
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Photo of the Dining Hall in 1967

Photo by George Knowles 1967-68
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Photo of the base swimming pool. Note: There is no water in the pool!

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Ubon Air Base "Baht Bus Stop". The base chapel was located on the left & the NCO club on the right

Photo by George Knowles 1967-68
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The 8th Combat Support Group (CSG), viewed from in front of the NCO Club

Photo by George Knowles 1967-68
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Interior view of the Base Bowling Alley

Photo by Dan Cullen 1967-68
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A typical hootch. Looks like hootch # T-670

Photo by George Knowles Ubon 1967-68
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A typical view during the rainy monsoon season.

Photo by George Knowles 1967-68
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Photo of the 408th MMS, one of the newer cinder block 2 level barracks

Photo by George Knowles Ubon 1967-68
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An intra-squadron softball game at Ubon. The missile shop team is at bat.

Photo by Jim Foanio, Ubon 1970-72
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Lion Control 621st TCS Det 3

Photo by Roger D. Brown, 1971-72
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The base chapel

Photo by George Knowles 1967-68
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Ubon Air Base Control Tower & Air Terminal

Photo by George Knowles 1967-68
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F-4 Flightline, 433rd Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS)

Photo by George Knowles Ubon 1967-68
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This is an F-4C landing on Runway 5 at Ubon in late 1967.

Photo by George Knowles Ubon 1967-68
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This F-105 from Korat was undergoing major repairs at Ubon early in 1968.

Photo by George Knowles 1967-68
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The original BX which was located in front of the Dining Hall 1968

Photo by George Knowles 1967-68
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View looking West towards the NCO Club. Photo taken with a 200mm telephoto lens.

Photo by George Knowles 1967-68
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Ubon Air Base Theater

Photo by George Knowles 1967-68
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Bob Hope Show December 1967

Photo by George Knowles 1967-68
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Entrance to the Tactical Operations Center (TOC) on the flightline

Photo by George Knowles 1967-68
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Thunderstorm approaching from the South West late afternoon. The Base Motor Pool bottom of photo

Photo by George Knowles 1967-68
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Hooch # 445. The next 2 hooches were #443 & #444, Det 9 6th Aerial Port Sq

Photo by George Knowles Class of 1967-68
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Photo of the house boys on their GI shoe shining day. They worked in the 408th MMS barracks

Photo by Jim Foanio, Ubon 1970-72
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Lion Control 621st TCS Det 3

Photo by Jim Foanio, Ubon 1970-72
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Lion Control 621st TCS Det 3

Photo by Roger D. Brown, 1971-72
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Roger's last day in the baracks.

Photo by Roger D. Brown, 1971-72
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The barracks housekeepers