The Vietnam War Years of

Korat Royal Thai Air Base

The following 4 links contain photos taken by Bob Freitag and others that were the first photos on the original web site.  All photos received after January 2000 were put in the Photo Annex.
John Sundstrom - 388th AMS - Auto Pilot Shop - 1971-72 - Added May 4, 2016.
Dennis Lowden - 41 Squadron - Royal New Zealand Air Force - 1963-64 - Added March 14, 2016.
John B. Kobberstad - 1998 Comm Squadron - 1972-73 - Added January 12, 2015.
Woodrow "Woody" McGee - 6234th, 1965-66 - Added October 29, 2013.
Stephen Hock - Det.17, 601st Photo Flight- Added August 26, 2013, updated 11/16/2013.
James Candito - 388th Dispensary/31st Field Hospital- Added August 25, 2013.
Steve Mullany - TDY to 388th AMS 3 months in 1971- Added August 24, 2013.
Donald Barnes - TDY to 552nd AMS Jan-Jul 70 and May-Aug 71- Added March 16, 2013, updated May 27, 2013.
Gerry Young - 6234 CES April 65-66- Added May 4, 2012.
David Ekmark - 17th WWS- Added March 25, 2012.
Wayne Ayers - 6234 CES, 1965-66- Added December 27, 2011.
Armando Gonzales - 388th MMS, 9/67-9/68- Added November 2, 2011.
Frank Erk - 388th CES, 9/66-9/67- Added August 27, 2011.
David Collins - Transportation, Packing and Crating.- Added August 18, 2011.
Michael Hall - 388th MMS - Base Munitions Supply Officer 72-73 photos.- Added October 31, 2010.
Jerry Gossett - 388th MMS - Weapons Load 71-72 photos.- Added July 24, 2010.
Rich McCubbins - 6010th/17th WWS MayJune 1972 photos.- Added April 10, 2010.
Mike Barkley - 388th USAF Dispensary - June 1968-69.- Added April 10, 2010.
Robert Knetsch - 388th MMS (Munitions Storage Area) - 1967-68 and 1969-70- Added February 24, 2010.
Jerry Kidwell sent this photo taken in front of an A-7D.- Added December 15, 2009.
Rick Fisher, 1998th Comm Sqd.- Added September 27, 2009.
Rick Wheeler, 388th FMS- Added September 26, 2009.
Richard LaBarre, 34th TFS- Added August 26, 2009.
Tom W. Walker, 553rd and 388th AMS- Added June 14, 2009.
M.J. "Marty" McAvoy - WAF, 388th TFW, 388th MMS- Added March 28, 2009.
E.S. "Fred" Frederick - Det. 7 6922nd Security Wing USAF Security Service- Added March 27, 2009.
Skip Hill - TDY to 388th MMS- Added March 3, 2009.
Angelo Guerrero - one of the early wave ..April 1965 to 1966- Added March 2, 2009.
David Worthen - 388th SPS- Added January 7, 2009.
David Pipher - 553rd Recon Sq.- Added November 8, 2008; updated November 25,2008.
Bane Lyle - THUD Pilot.- Added October 24, 2008
Greg Randall - 552nd AEW&C.- Added August 1, 2008
Rich Kopf - 388th MMS load crew member. 2 Photos.- Added July 8, 2008
Bob Wood - 388th OMS crew chief for F-105G #291. Photos and patches.- Added May 23, 2008
Vincent Scungio Jr. tribute to his Father and the 13TFS Wild Weasels.- Added May 19, 2008
Tom Pirkle reminded me to repost the Carrier Landings photos that were once a SpotLight Photo item.- Added April 16, 2008
David Adams (388th SPS K-9)provided K-9 Team photos from 1970.- Added March 15, 2008
Rodney Spader (388th SPS)sent his Korat photos from 1971-72- Added February 27, 2008
Laird Worsham (388th SPS)sent his Korat photos from 1972-73- Added February 1, 2008
John Sari provided his Korat Christmas photos from 1966-67, and A LOT more!!- Added January 11, 2008. Updated January 27, 2008, and March 7, 2009
Eugene Molisee provided access to his Korat photos from 1967-68- Added August 17, 2007
Tom Comparet sent some of his photos of EB-66 work, and Korat from 1973- Added June 15, 2007
Aaron DiCello sent this photo of the Change of Command flyover from 1970- Added May 20, 2007
Marine MSgt Ed Gosselin provides new photos that compare 1960/70's photos to May 2007 while serving at Cobra Gold 2007- Added May 19, 2007, updated June 1, 2007
Don Noll - Korat Photos- Added January 31, 2007
James E. 'RED' Shaver - Korat Photos- Added August 8,2006
Greg Nabors - Korat Photos- Added April 29,2006
Jim Ahern - Korat Photos- Added March 24,2006; updated April 12, 2006
Larry Anderson - Gun Shop - Korat Photos- Added September 14, 2005
Cliff Hendrix - Korat Photo- Added July 6, 2005
Sim Artice - Korat Photos- Added March 18, 2005
Bruce Lazarus - Korat Photos- Added December 14, 2004
Gary Shanafelt - Korat Photos- Added May 7, 2004
Richard Ford - Korat Photo- Added Feb. 23, 2004
Jim Gagnon - Korat Photos- Added Feb. 23, 2004
John Vitka - Korat Photos- Added Feb. 16, 2004
Larry Mitchell - Korat Photos- Updated Oct. 23, 2003
Steve Arnold - Korat Photos- Added July 23, 2003
Steve Dmytriw - Korat Photos- Added June 22, 2003
Homer Terry - Korat Photos- Added June 1, 2003
Al Cummings - Korat Photos- Added April 18, 2003
Gene Ponce - 2003 Korat Photos- Added March 12, 2003
Bob Mateer Page - 1998th Comm- Added Dec. 16, and updated Dec.22, 2002
Dave Basset Page - 388th MMS- Added Sept. 27, 2002
Col. Grady Morris 1969-1970
Dedicated to Maurice "Mo" Seaver
Russell Lasley Photos
Jeffrey W. McDonald Photos - Moved from Main webpage August 24, 2001
Jim Green Photos- More Photos added Feb. 25, 2001
John Allen Photos - MORE New photos added November 16, 2001
Christopher Brown's 100th Mission "dunking"
A Special Photo from Walt Connelly
Bob Comey Photos from 1966
Tom Forbes Photos- added August, 2000
Doug Maston Master Page- UPDATED August 23, 2001
Dave Strong Photos- added September 28, 2000
Rick Reedy Photos- added more on January 23, 2001
Ron Brown Photos - contains many photos from 1969, 1986 & 2000 - updated January 21, 2001
Bill Koch Photos- added January 24, 2001
Chan Worley Photos- added January 29 and 30, 2001
Jim Underdown Photos- added May 1st, 2001
Bob Keeyes Photos- added May 16, 2001
Ron Honig (388th MMS) Photos- Updated August 24, 2001
Dan Massola (388th SPS) Photos- Added August 28, 2001 and Dec. 4, 2001
Ken Ebersole 1965 Photos- 3 more photos added July 18, 2002
Andy Bevilacqua 1973 Photos- Added September 15, 2001; re-worked page and new photos added March 28, 2009.
Robert "Rocky" Wall 1974-75 Photos- Added November 11, 2001
Peter Birren 1969 Photos- Added November 29, 2001
John Harris & Ken Wright (7th ACCS) Photos- Added December 27, 2001
Otto Uebel Photos- Updated January 15, 2002
Phil Galvan - 388th SPS Photos- Updated January 17, 2002
Bill Stolte Photos- Added March 12, 2002 - Updated 3-17-2010
Bob "Andy" Andersen Rivet Top Photos- Added March 15, 2002
Doug Funke Photos- Added April 6, 2002
MacAlan Thompson, Alan Cooper and Friends Photos- Added May 28, 2002, updated June 16, 2002
Korat has a "Wall". Dan Massola provided this for us to see. Click here!
Click here to see Gerald Hanner in front of a Sharktooth EB-66!

Former Spotlight Photo Items from Main page.



Remember the waitresses at the Kaboom Club? ????? Click here to refresh your memory!



More Photos from Bob Freitag (miscellaneous) 1970-1972



Anti-Aircraft Site

SAM_site

MIG Base

Tight Formation

Loaded & Ready!

O-1 Bird Dog

On the move...

My NCO Club Card in Oct. 1972

Other Side of the Club Card


Photos from 1968-1969 from Colin Thompson


Bob Hope visits Korat RTAFB #1 - 1968

Bob Hope visits Korat RTAFB #2 - 1968

Bob Hope visits Korat RTAFB #3 - 1968

Bob Hope in his White Uniform - 1968

Golddiggers arriving - 1968

Golddiggers arriving - 1968

Golddiggers arriving (close-up) - 1968



F105 Taking Off - 1968

F105 arriving - 1968

EC121 taxi out - 1968

EC121 After gear up - 1968

EC121 looking from near Harris Shop - 1968



Photos from 1972-1973 from Art DiDonna


A7-D flyover

A7-D parked with wings folded

Munitions trailer with Pre-Loads

C-130 parked on Ramp

AGE Shop near 121 area



Photos from 1968-1969 from Anthony (Tony) Parran USA


Thai logging Elephant on the main road in Khorat

KRTAFB as seen from Camp Friendship

pre-dawn hours before Bob Hopes performance at the Yim Yam Theatre

if you got really bored during the Monsoon season....

Time to clean it up!

Hi-ho, Hi-ho, its off to work we go..

The General visits..

My friend Richards' wedding in Payo

Newspaper Account of Udorn Attack



Photos from 1974 Courtesy of John Bracy


F-105G Wild Weasel - taken July 4th, 1974

C130E/Spectre Gunship - taken July 4th, 1974

Korat Control Tower and Welcome Sign - taken July 4th, 1974

USO Club - Korat - taken Aug. 1974

The base Thai Restaurant

The base Educational Services building

Base Hospital

Chapel Calendar card

Chapel Schedule - circa 1974

Apartments located near Thai Police Station (License Division) Dec.1, 1974

Lady Mo Square - Korat City Center - March, 1975

Serpico Movie rolling advertisement - Sept.21, 1974

Protection from the Evil Spirits - Aug. 1974

Klong near the Lady Mo statue

Thai boys swimming in the klong

Catching some ZZZZs

Where you go, GI?

Shopping area - need some Levi's?

Thai barbershop

The Las Vegas movie house

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