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The 1960's
Submitted by

Withdrawal Dates Not Yet Fixed

April, 1963

Submitted by

Submitted by Bob Kerstetter, 17TRS Photo Interpreter (PI) 1966 - 1969.

US Pulls out of France and into England

June 17, 1966

Submitted by Bob Kerstetter, 17TRS Photo Interpreter (PI) 1966 - 1969.

Submitted by Bob Kerstetter. Submitted by Bob Kerstetter.

August 5, 1966

Submitted by Bob Kerstetter.

The day bomber crashed in field

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

U2 Aircraft to be based on Britain

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Aug 18, 1962

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

The Heyford Observer

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May 13, 1967

Initially submitted by Doug Casamer, 66th Civil Engineer Sq. Crash Rescue, Nov 1966 - Oct 1969.
Also submitted by Gary Cecil, 66th TRW, 18TRS, Jul 1966 - Nov 1967.

"Half Century Of Flying Marks Heyford's History"
From The Heyford Observer May 13, 1967

Submitted by Gary Cecil, 66th TRW, 18TRS, Jul 1966 - Nov 1967. Submitted by Gary Cecil, 66th TRW, 18TRS, Jul 1966 - Nov 1967. Submitted by Gary Cecil, 66th TRW, 18TRS, Jul 1966 - Nov 1967.

Submitted by Gary Cecil, 66th TRW, 18TRS, Jul 1966 - Nov 1967.

'Saluting Those Who Serve'
from The Heyford Observer.

Artcle from The Heyford Observer. Initially submitted by Doug Casamer, 66th Civil Engineer Sq. Crash Rescue, Nov 1966 - Oct 1969. Also submitted by Gary Cecil, 66th TRW, 18TRS, Jul 1966 - Nov 1967.

May 13, 1967

Initially submitted by Doug Casamer, 66th Civil Engineer Sq. Crash Rescue, Nov 1966 - Oct 1969.
Also submitted by Gary Cecil, 66th TRW, 18TRS, Jul 1966 - Nov 1967.

From The Heyford Observer
Submitted by Gary Cecil, 66th TRW, 18TRS, Jul 1966 - Nov 1967.

Armed Forces Day
May 13, 1967
Submitted by Gary Cecil, 66th TRW, 18TRS, Jul 1966 - Nov 1967.

66th Wing Serves As Eyes Of NATO
from The Heyford Observer.

Submitted by Gary Cecil, 66th TRW, 18TRS, Jul 1966 - Nov 1967.

May 13, 1967

Submitted by Gary Cecil, 66th TRW, 18TRS, Jul 1966 - Nov 1967.

From
The Heyford Observer

Submitted by Gary Cecil, 66th TRW, 18TRS, Jul 1966 - Nov 1967.

May 13, 1967

Submitted by Gary Cecil.

Royal Flush XIII Download Competition
17th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron

Submitted by Jeff Arnold, 66th A&E, Jul 1967 - Jan 1970.

Submitted by Jeff Arnold, 66th A&E, Jul 1967 - Jan 1970.

Advertisement from TIME MAGAZINE 1965.
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Single Image Version

Submitted by Duane Park, 20th SPS, 1976 - 1978.

Submitted compliments of Paul Metzner.

"Local Rescuemen Aid Downed British Copter"

Submitted compliments of Paul Metzner, from the HEYFORD OBSERVER, March 1968.

The 1970's
Submitted by Lamar Terry, MSgt, USAF (Ret.) Monday, September 14th, 1970
"...the 1st F-111 to arrive at Upper Heyford. (2 arrived). Tsgt. Paul Day is parking it and I am standing to the right of him."

Submitted by Lamar Terry, MSgt/USAF Ret.

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request). F-111s to be stationed in Britain

Sept 7, 1970

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

May 26, 1975

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Years of change by USAF at Heyford

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).
Sept 19, 1975

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Earl Clark, 2168th Comm Squadron, Oct 1974 - Nov 1983. Submitted by Earl Clark, 2168th Comm Squadron, Oct 1974 - Nov 1983. Submitted by Earl Clark, 2168th Comm Squadron, Oct 1974 - Nov 1983. Submitted by Earl Clark, 2168th Comm Squadron, Oct 1974 - Nov 1983. Submitted by Earl Clark, 2168th Comm Squadron, Oct 1974 - Nov 1983. The Vanguard - 8 August 1975
Submitted by Earl Clark, 2168th Comm Squadron, Oct 1974 - Nov 1983.
Submitted by James Burrell, 20th MMS, bomb crew 12, Sep 1975 - Sep 1977.

Submitted by James Burrell, 20th MMS, bomb crew 12, Sep 1975 - Sep 1977.

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request). Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request). "Here is an article from Aircraft Illustrated of Aug 1976 on the F-111E then at RAF Upper Heyford (and Greenham Common)".

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Charles Welch, 20th SPS 'C' Flight, May 1976 - Jan 1979. Submitted by Charles Welch, 20th SPS 'C' Flight, May 1976 - Jan 1979. From "The Vanguard", October 29, 1976.

Submitted by Charles Welch, 20th SPS "C" Flight, May 1976 - Jan 1979.

Here's a great read from the June, 1977 edition of Aircraft Illustrated. Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request). Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request). Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request). Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request). Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request). Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request). Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Women at arms

March 18, 1979.

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).


The 1980's
1982

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

James Bond "Agent 007" comes to base

Submitted by Mark Hemsath, 1980 - 1983, 1986 - 1991.

Aug. 20, 1982

Submitted by Mark Hemsath, 1980 - 1983, 1986 - 1991.

EF-111A Arrival at UH Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Feb. 4, 1984 - Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Oxon's Little America

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

April 27, 1984

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

The lonely commander

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

December, 1984

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

April 8, 1986

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Britain must approve use of bases
Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

April 15, 1986

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request). Warplanes active at US bases

April 15, 1986

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Fighters thunder out

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

April 16, 1986

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

How the blows went in

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

April 16, 1986

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Police placed on alert to stop reprisals in Britain

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

April 16, 1986

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request). Oxon role in UK strategy

April, 1986

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Mark Lauzon, A1C, 20th CRS Photo Shop, Apr 1988 - Apr 1990. Heyford jet in new incident
June 8, 1989

Submitted by Mark Lauzon, A1C, 20th CRS Photo Shop, Apr 1988 - Apr 1990.

Submitted by Mark Lauzon, A1C, 20th CRS Photo Shop, Apr 1988 - Apr 1990.

Exercise Notice
July 1989

Submitted by Mark Lauzon, A1C, 20th CRS Photo Shop, Apr 1988 - Apr 1990.

Submitted by John Geruntino, 20th SPS, Law Enforcement

Son of a Gun
19 October 1989

Submitted by John Geruntino, 20th SPS, Law Enforcement "D" Flight, Nov 1986 - Feb 1991.

The 1990's
'The Guardian', Volume 3, No. 21. Submitted by Gary Loveday, 20th CPTS, Oct 1990 Feb 1994.

'The Guardian', Volume 3, No. 21. Submitted by Gary Loveday, 20th CPTS, Oct 1990  Feb 1994.

'The Guardian', Volume 5, No. 25. Submitted by Gary Loveday, 20th CPTS, Oct 1990 Feb 1994.

'The Guardian', Volume 5, No. 25. Submitted by Gary Loveday, 20th CPTS, Oct 1990  Feb 1994. 'The Guardian', Volume 5, No. 25. Submitted by Gary Loveday, 20th CPTS, Oct 1990  Feb 1994.

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Upgraded jet flies back to Britain
Feb. 1, 1990

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

F-111s facing overhaul
Feb. 2, 1990

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Mark Lauzon, A1C, 20th CRS Photo Shop, Apr 1988 - Apr 1990.

A New Avionically Improved F-111
Feb. 2, 1990

Submitted by Mark Lauzon, A1C, 20th CRS Photo Shop, Apr 1988 - Apr 1990.

Submitted by Mark Lauzon, A1C, 20th CRS Photo Shop, Apr 1988 - Apr 1990.

Flap falls off bomber

Submitted by Mark Lauzon, A1C, 20th CRS Photo Shop, Apr 1988 - Apr 1990.

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Mike Kaplan.

March 22, 1991

Submitted by Mike Kaplan.

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request). Quiet life at airbase

July 22, 1991

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Britain Remains in the US front line

August 24, 1992

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Jet crash probe begins

Sept. 18, 1992

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Rick Dunwell, WCIN, 20th AGS, 77th AMU (FS) 1991 - 1993.

Feb. 26, 1993

Submitted by Rick Dunwell, WCIN, 20th AGS, 77th AMU (FS) 1991 - 1993.

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request) Americans to fly home after 43 years
May 13, 1993

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request)

Submitted by Rick Dunwell, WCIN, 20th AGS, 77th AMU (FS) 1991 - 1993.

June 23, 1993

Submitted by Rick Dunwell, WCIN, 20th AGS, 77th AMU (FS) 1991 - 1993.

Submitted by Rick Dunwell, WCIN, 20th AGS, 77th AMU (FS) 1991 - 1993.

July 9, 1993

Submitted by Rick Dunwell, WCIN, 20th AGS, 77th AMU (FS) 1991 - 1993.

'The Guardian', Volume 9, No. 28. July 16, 1993. Submitted by Gary Loveday, 20th CPTS, Oct 1990  Feb 1994. 'The Guardian', Volume 9, No. 28. July 16, 1993.

Submitted by Gary Loveday, 20th CPTS, Oct 1990 Feb 1994.

Commemorative Issue, submitted by Gary Loveday, 20th CPTS, Oct 1990  Feb 1994. Commemorative Issue.

Submitted by Gary Loveday, 20th CPTS, Oct 1990 Feb 1994.

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Poignant Tribute to Brave USAF Pilots

Sept. 23, 1994

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Mike Kaplan.

F-111E comes to roost at UK Museum

Oct. 21, 1993

Submitted by Mike Kaplan.

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Farewll to arms

Dec. 9, 1993

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

U2

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).
1995

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request)

Cars at UH

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).
July 8, 1998

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Back together again

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request).

For futher information on RAF Upper Heyford articles, contact Jonathan (last name witheld by request) at salsaking@ntlworld.com.

The 2000's
Submitted by John G. Hocker, Jr., 3918 Motor Vehicle Sqd, Sep 1951 - Sep 1954. Base might get frozen in history
Some hope to make it monument to Cold War

By Ellen Hale
USA TODAY

http://www.usatoday.com/usatonline/20020816/4367768s.htm

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