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USAF Uniforms and Memorabilia of the Vietnam War

Udorn 2016

Posted on June 5 2016 by François Millard

Photos taken by François in May at Udorn RTAFB. Previously home of the 432nd TRW; 11th, 13th & 45th TRS; 13th, 58th, 308th, 435th (F-104 era), 523rd, 555th TFS. It also welcomed the Waterpump program (training of Lao and Cambodian pilots). Not to forget ARRS, AC-47 gunships, Air America and more!

Udorn 2016
Main entrance.

Main entrance.

Across the street; vets suggested it was a BOQ 40 years ago.
Across the street; vets suggested it was a BOQ 40 years ago.

Across the street; vets suggested it was a BOQ 40 years ago.

Udorn 2016
From our friend Gil Burket: "this may have been the former AAFES snack bar, home of the "award winning AAFES burger'! It would have been next to a swimming pool back in the day. The structure above it was to provide shade."

From our friend Gil Burket: "this may have been the former AAFES snack bar, home of the "award winning AAFES burger'! It would have been next to a swimming pool back in the day. The structure above it was to provide shade."

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C-47. It is still flying, it was airborne an hour before I took the photo.

C-47. It is still flying, it was airborne an hour before I took the photo.

Home of the 23rd RTAF Wing.

Home of the 23rd RTAF Wing.

Udorn is still Home of the Hunters!
Udorn is still Home of the Hunters!
Udorn is still Home of the Hunters!
Udorn is still Home of the Hunters!

Udorn is still Home of the Hunters!

As it was during the war.

As it was during the war.

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