U.S. Air Force General John P. McConnell at Takhli Royal Thai Air Base in Thailand during the Vietnam War. A sign reads ' Briefing for General McConnell '. A Silver Star, two Distinguished Flying Crosses, Airmen's Medal and Air Force Commendation Medal on a pillow. General John P. McConnell pins the medals on four officers. (The second officer is Captain Mike Gilroy. The third in line is Lieutenant Ed McCaffery.) A Chief Master Sergeant in the 355th TFR Wing headquarters briefing room. Commander of 7th Air Force, Lieutenant General William W. Momyer; Commander of 13th Air Force, Lieutenant General James W. Wilson; and Commander of 13th Air Force, Major General Charles R. Bond, Jr. are present. (The officer handing the medals to General McConnell is Colonel Robert Scott, who assumed command of the 355th Tactical Fighter Wing , on August 4, 1966.)
Construction activity of Prime Beef teams in Thailand. Men work on pipes in a ditch at Korat Royal Thai Air Base as they lay out pipes for water supply. Pipes being placed one over the other. A man ties wire around a pipe. A man attaches the mouth of one pipe to another. Thai female workers carry spade onto their shoulders.
Construction activity under the auspices of the Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force 'Prime Beef' unit in Thailand. Workers at Korat Royal Thai Air Base mix cement in a cement mixer. The cement is poured into wheelbarrels. Cement is poured around pipes in a ditch. A worker floats and levels the cement surface with the back of a hoe. Another worker hammers an iron tie into the ground. Women wearing scarfs fill baskets with gravel. Baskets filled with gravel are piled up.
Construction of C and E administration building at Ban-U-Tapao Air Base as a part of Sattahip Complex in Thailand. Aerial views of a runway, a flight line and the area under construction. Lush green area and hills in the background. The wing of a United States aircraft in the foreground.
Construction of C and E administration building at Ban-U-Tapao Air Base as a part of Sattahip Complex in Thailand. Aerial views of a runway, a flight line and the area under construction. Lush green area and hills in the background. Buildings at the air base. Area under construction at the base. Heaps of concrete and sand at the construction site. Trucks carrying construction material move towards the site.
American radio and television broadcaster Arthur Morton Leo Godfrey at Takhli Royal Thai Air Base in Thailand during the Vietnam War. A United States T-39 A aircraft taxis along after landing at the air base. Arthur Godfrey in Air Force uniform along with other officers get off the flight. United States 355th Wing Commander and other officers greet Godfrey. Men talk at the air base as photographers take pictures. Godfrey and others get into staff cars and move away. Arthur Godfrey along with other officers at the airbase as they look at a HH-43 B helicopter. Crew members lined up as Godfrey talks to officers. Godfrey and others leave the air base in staff cars.