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The 1950's
From the 1954 RAF Upper Heyford Yearbook.
Submitted by Gerald "Jerry" E. Moore, 3918th Headquarters Squadron, Dec 1952 - Dec 1955. Submitted by Gerald 'Jerry' E. Moore, 3918th Headquarters Squadron, Dec 1952 - Dec 1955. Submitted by Gerald 'Jerry' E. Moore, 3918th Headquarters Squadron, Dec 1952 - Dec 1955. Submitted by Gerald 'Jerry' E. Moore, 3918th Headquarters Squadron, Dec 1952 - Dec 1955. Submitted by Gerald 'Jerry' E. Moore, 3918th Headquarters Squadron, Dec 1952 - Dec 1955. Submitted by Gerald 'Jerry' E. Moore, 3918th Headquarters Squadron, Dec 1952 - Dec 1955.


The 1960's
Submitted by John Murphy, 3918 CAMS, 1964 - 1965. Submitted by John Murphy, 3918 CAMS, 1964 - 1965. Submitted by John Murphy, 3918 CAMS, 1964 - 1965.
Submitted by George Stiffler, Upper Heyford Dental Clinic 1965 - 1967. "1960's style Dental Clinic. Dr. (Maj.) Mike Francis hard at work."

Submitted by George Stiffler, Upper Heyford Dental Clinic 1965 - 1967.

Submitted by George Stiffler, Upper Heyford Dental Clinic 1965 - 1967. "One of the heavy snows of the winter of 1967-68."

Submitted by George Stiffler, Upper Heyford Dental Clinic 1965 - 1967.

Submitted by George Stiffler, Upper Heyford Dental Clinic 1965 - 1967. "Barracks #459. Home of the medics beginning in 1967."

Submitted by George Stiffler, Upper Heyford Dental Clinic 1965 - 1967.

Submitted by George Stiffler, Upper Heyford Dental Clinic 1965 - 1967. "Old open bay barracks re-activated in 1966. The medics occupied two of the buildings for nine months from 1966 to 1967. This was at the time of the men being transferred from Laon, France in September of 1966."

Submitted by George Stiffler, Upper Heyford Dental Clinic 1965 - 1967.

Submitted by George Stiffler, Upper Heyford Dental Clinic 1965 - 1967. "The bus/taxi stop looking from the medics barracks #459. 1967"

Submitted by George Stiffler, Upper Heyford Dental Clinic 1965 - 1967.

Submitted by George Stiffler, Upper Heyford Dental Clinic 1965 - 1967. Submitted by George Stiffler, Upper Heyford Dental Clinic 1965 - 1967. Left: "British pop singer "Lulu" performing at the base fair summer of 1967." Right: "Lulu" leaving the stage. Base fair summer of 1967."

Submitted by George Stiffler, Upper Heyford Dental Clinic 1965 - 1967.


The 1970's
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"Finance and Photo buildings."

Submitted by Cliff Steenhoff, USAF Hospital, 1970 - 1973.

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"Front entrance to the USAF Hospital"

Submitted by Cliff Steenhoff, USAF Hospital, 1970 - 1973.

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"Dixie Dee O'Buzz, 20 FMS (I think)."

Submitted by Susan "Sparky" Kincaid (now Allen), 20th AMS.

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"Debbie Dillon in the WAF dorm."

Submitted by Susan "Sparky" Kincaid (now Allen), 20th AMS.

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"More unknown WAF & one civilian named Susann Graham."

Submitted by Susan "Sparky" Kincaid (now Allen), 20th AMS.

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"Bathing beauties behind the WAF dorm plus one unknown pregnant WAF."

Submitted by Susan "Sparky" Kincaid (now Allen), 20th AMS.

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"Anna Fayne, AMS, Manual Test Station."

Submitted by Susan "Sparky" Kincaid (now Allen), 20th AMS.

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"This picture of the Chow Hall was taken in 1976. It looked the same when I left in 1978." Duane Park, 20th SPS, 1976 - 1978.

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Dorm-thm.jpg "I stayed in this dorm for about 3 - 4 weeks when I first arrived at the Base. I then moved to the new dorm that was built at RAF Croughton to accomodate the growing number of Security Police."

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

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Submitted by Mark Sinclair, 20 AMS, CNPA Shop, May 1977 - May 1979.

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Submitted by Mark Sinclair, 20 AMS, CNPA Shop, May 1977 - May 1979.

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1977 - 1979 "View from Barracks 480."

Submitted by Mark Sinclair, 20 AMS, CNPA Shop, May 1977 - May 1979.

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1977 - 1979 "View from Barracks area toward main gate."

Submitted by Mark Sinclair, 20 AMS, CNPA Shop, May 1977 - May 1979.

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1977 - 1979 "View from Barracks 480."

Submitted by Mark Sinclair, 20 AMS, CNPA Shop, May 1977 - May 1979.

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"1978 - Waiting for a ride to RAF Croughton to play some baseball. Left to right are: Sgt. Lieben, A1C David Allhusen and two new arrivals who had just joined our Security Police Squadron. If I remember correctly, Sgt. Lieben is reminding the new troops to wear the appropriate headgeard when in uniform."

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

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"The Chow Hall is on the left. I went TDY on a Paint Detail to help restore the barracks directly to the right of it. The rooms could only accomodate one person each, and I ended up choosing a room for myself."

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

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"On-base housing - the BX is behind the camera."

Submitted by Don King, 20th MMS, 1978 - 1980.

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"Base HQ - park and post office are off to the left."

Submitted by Don King, 20th MMS, 1978 - 1980.

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"Another shot of the Chow Hall from a different angle."

Submitted by Don King, 20th MMS, 1978 - 1980.

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"The Thrift Store"

Submitted by Don King, 20th MMS, 1978 - 1980.

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"The Headquartes Building"

Submitted by Don King, 20th MMS, 1978 - 1980.

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"Winter"

Submitted by Don King, 20th MMS, 1978 - 1980.

Submitted by Michael D. LeRoy, 20th CES, 1975 - 1979, Lt. Col., USAF (Ret). "Heyford Grade School. June 1979."

Submitted by Michael D. LeRoy, 20th CES, 1975 - 1979, Lt. Col., USAF (Ret).


The 1980's
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This picture "shows the roofs of the buildings with gables after they finished construction in the early part of 1986."

Harold Messimer.

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"Here's a picture of the CBPO."

Submitted by Mike Cahill, 20th Supply Squadron, 1987 - 1989.

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"... a picture of the base theater..."

Submitted by Mike Cahill, 20th Supply Squadron, 1987 - 1989.

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"... pic of the Rec Center and Amn/NCO Club."

Submitted by Mike Cahill, 20th Supply Squadron, 1987 - 1989.

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"Looking at the 20th Supply Squadron"

Submitted by Darlene Rathell, 20th Supply Squadron, 1988-1990.

Submitted by Curtis Levin, 20th Aircraft Generation Squadron, Jan 1982 - Jan 1985. Base Housing 1983.

Submitted by Curtis Levin, 20th Aircraft Generation Squadron, Jan 1982 - Jan 1985.

Anglo housing area; 2 Byron Way, 1985. Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section. 1983 - 1986. Anglo housing area; 2 Byron Way, 1985.

Submitted by Kevin Olley, 20th TFW, 520th AGS, 55 AMU, blue section, 20 TFW, MAT DCC / ABDR training section, 1983 - 1986.

Photo used by permission, courtesy of Robin Kroyer-Kubicek, Class of 82. Photo used by permission, courtesy of Robin Kroyer-Kubicek, Class of 82.

Tracy Canning - "Dependents attended high school as follows: RAF Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire, England from Fall 1966 - June 1975; RAF Croughton, Northamptonshire, England from Fall 1975 - June 1997."


The 1990's


The 2000's
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Photo courtesy of Tim Grose, webmaster of
http://www.runtrackdir.com/details.asp?track=upperheyford.

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"Recent photo of the Base Post Office" January 2001.

Submitted by Harold Messimer through Mike Kaplan.

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77th Fighter Squadron Dorm

Submitted by Marty Bindloss & I. Halford on 08/09/01.

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NCO Club Bar

Submitted by Marty Bindloss & I. Halford on 08/09/01

The Lamplighter Inn & Chow Hall, January 2000. Submitted by Kurt Rice.

The Lamplighter Inn & Chow Hall, January 2000.

Submitted by Kurt Rice, 520 AGS, 1982 - 1984 and 520 AGS / 79 AMU, 1986 - 1990.

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Heyford Lamplighter Inn

Submitted by Marty Bindloss & I. Halford 08/09/01.

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Heyford Chapel

Submitted by Marty Bindloss & I. Halford 08/09/01.

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