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Stories of Nakhon Phanom - NKP RTAFB will be posted here.  Links on this page will take you to the many things of interest concerning the base.

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In 1971 Terry Moore was assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron (SOS).  The unit was the last military unit to fly the A-1 Skyraider.  The primary mission of the unit was the search and rescue of downed pilots.


Note the AC-119K "Stinger" gunship in the background.

HH-53 from the 40th ARRS - ca. 1971

A special thanks to Terry Moore for the above photographs.


Units

Other Information

18th SOS

AC-119K "Stinger" Gunships
   
   
   

The Base

Stinger Enlisted Barracks 1972
NCO Club  1972
Tennis Courts  1972
The City of NKP  1972
Entrance to NKP - Pedestrian traffic only.
 Members of the 56th MMS atop a Blu-82 Daisy Cutter.  ca. 72/73.
   

 


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