Downtown Ubon

Residential Living

Ubon Countryside

Lion and the Base



Ubon Countryside

The Laos Border

MSgt John Panian at Laos Border

Lao People

The Old Swimming Hole


A Charcoal Burner's Home


We were able to get out into the countryside around Ubon on our motorcycles on weekends.

Occasionally, on a Sunday, we'd check out a six-by, pile everyone into the back who wasn't on duty and wanted to go, and take off for Laos where there was a small river with a waterfall. We'd picnic and swim and relax. This came to a screeching halt when Rolling Thunder started.