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Are you serious? There hasn't been a US base here for about 40 years now.

There are no active US Military bases left in Thailand but there are many US Military expats living here in Thailand. I am the current Commander for the Veterans of Foreign Wars here in Bangkok and w

Some of us actually were involved in what happened. So I must say, there is a whole lot of BS being offered in this thread.

There was a base out side of Udon,when the war was going on,there were no unforms ,it was some kind of top secret radio base ,it was run by the us army

everybody knew it was there but nobody knew what went on there,had a freind who was CID there,there might be some army people still there

can't miss the base as it had a large circle of antenna's and staellite dish's

air amercia was in udon when the war was going on,there were a lot of air america plane's stationed there

I was with air rescure there the last of HH-43's

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That station is still there. I had a friend who was walking near the gate and he was asked to turn around and go back the way he had come.this was about six years ago

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That station is still there. I had a friend who was walking near the gate and he was asked to turn around and go back the way he had come.this was about six years ago

It is not a US facility.

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A Thai friend told me last night after the Thai Army took control of the country the US forces left. I know there was tough talk etc but didn't think it happened.

Lost in translation I guess whistling.gif

Don't tell a Thai that the US forces had control of the country.

That the US air force had bases in U-Tapao, Khorat and Udon Thani during the Vietnam war does not need to be mentioned?

Maybe legally it were always Royal Thai AFBs, but technically the US air force was operating "freely" to bomb Laos e.g.

So the answer to the question in the topic title is a clear NO.

Long gone.

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