U-Tapao RTAFB
635th SPS
Home to the B-52!

Last Flag over U-Tapao RTAFB

Photos and captions by
James R. Flack and Dan Wandersee
(1970-1971)

ut B-52 landing, KC-135 take off

 

1) I was with the 635th SPS at U-Tapao Thailand from 1970 to 1971, I found this picture of
U-Tapao with a KC-135 tanker on the runway and a B-52 bomber returning from a mission. The guardpost on the left, showing a Thai guard, is where I pulled post quite a few times.

ut Tower-1

 

 

2) A1C Hernandez and Thai Guard Sgt Thong, at the base of Tower (Tango) 4

ut Tower-1



3) A1C Hernandez and the Thai Guard dropped me off
and are heading out to check the other posts.
Here comes the night ...
ut View from Tower4


4) Sunrise. Jack Flack (me), waiting patiently on
the base perimeter at the base of Guard Tower-4.

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