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34th Tactical Fighter Squadron - Thud Era

Korat RTAFB, Thailand - May 1966 to May 1969

Korat RTAFB, Thailand

Some scenes from around the base. (Click any picture for a larger image.)

  • Hootches had 4 sleeping rooms and a center common area.
  • The 34th TFS pickup in front of a hootch, 1967.
  • Some of the Thai Hootch women that did all the maid work.
  • Another of the very efficient Thai maids.
  • Officer's Club in 1967.
  • Courtesy of Joe Sechler.
    KABOOM, O Club in 1968.
    Courtesy of Joe Sechler.
  • O Club dining room.
  • The Thai Air Force area on the North end of the field.
  • A look at Korat from the control tower, mid-1967.
  • Aerial view of Korat RTAFB, mid-1967.
  • 34th TFS Headquarters.
  • Courtesy of Joe Sechler.
    The 388th TFW headquarters.
    Courtesy of Joe Sechler.
  • Courtesy of Jake Shuler.
    Hooch Maid Behala in November 1967.
    Courtesy of Jake Shuler.
  • Courtesy of Jake Shuler.
    Construction of Cast-in-place Concrete Elevated Water Tower; 11-67.
    Courtesy of Jake Shuler.
  • Courtesy of Jake Shuler.
    Hooch home for Larry Klinestiver & Jake Shuler.
    Courtesy of Jake Shuler.
  • Courtesy of Jake Shuler.
    A normal hooch door sign in November 1967.
    Courtesy of Jake Shuler.
  • Courtesy of Jake Shuler.
    The Officers Club in January 1968.
    Courtesy of Jake Shuler.
  • Courtesy of Jake Shuler.
    A normal Korat RTAFB street in early 1968.
    Courtesy of Jake Shuler.

Fes Cannady's photos from 1966-67 at Korat - some you've never seen.
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