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  Clark Air Base - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clark Air Base was first established as Fort Stotsenberg in 1903, a cavalry post of the U.S. Army, with its garrison Troop F, 1st Cavalry.
In 1949, the base was transferred from the Army to the U.S. Air Force, and was known as Clark Air Base (or Clark AB).
Clark Air Base was completely evacuated of all but security personnel on June 10, 1991, two days before Mount Pinatubo began the summer-long series of eruptions which destroyed the upper 1000 feet of its peak.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clark_Air_Base   (1283 words)

 Clark Air Base
Clark Air Base was the largest overseas U.S. military base in the world, with 156,204 acres.
Volcanic damage and uncertainty regarding future eruptions resulted in the decision to relinquish Clark Air Base even before a final base agreement was negotiated with the Government of the Philippines; the base was formally turned over to the Philippine Government in late November 1991.
Clark died on May 2, 1919 in a seaplane crash in Panama and is now buried in the Arlington National Cemetery.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/clark.htm   (610 words)

 Memories of Clark Airbase in 1959/1960
There was a story going around the base that a band of natives had the audacity to steal a fire truck right out of the station and run it out the gate with lights flashing and sirens blaring.
Clark was on a high plateau, so typhoons didn't usually make it to the base, although several tried when I was there.
Air Police were fondly referred to as 'Apes.' Kids said that the dreaded EOD (Explosive Ordinance Disposal) kept a map of the airbase with colored pins showing where they confiscated their best weaponry.
www.terryballard.org /clark.htm   (4834 words)

 Clark Field (Clark Air Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This area became the cradle of pre-war American Army bases and airfields, that were pivotal during the Japanese attacks and invasion of the Philippines in December 1941, and the American liberation in 1945.
Renamed Clark Air Base, it was the headquarters of the 13th Air Force.
As Clark Field expanded in the decades prior to the war, the area of the Fort was incorporated into the base, the parade ground and buildings are the former Fort Stotsenberg.
www.pacificwrecks.com /provinces/philippines_clark.html   (2347 words)

 Harold Melville Clark, Major, United States Army Air Service
Clark’s request was approved, and with approval Clark transferred to the North Island Flying School in San Diego, Calif. On May 3, 1917, Clark received his rating as a junior military aviator.
Clark’s flights were much to the delight of residents, who were frequent spectators to his low-level flights over the cities on Oahu.
Clark Air Base served the military well during the Korean and Vietnam wars, and it was the first stop of freedom for many returning prisoners of war from Vietnam.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /hmclark.htm   (2129 words)

 Clark Air Base Memories (1979-82)
The threads of continuity were severed in the 1990s with the base closure and the renovation of the land and its buildings.
Clark was an impressionable place when I was younger, and its sudden disappearance makes it a curiosity for me. I believe it's fitting to immortalize Clark as it was when I was there as a young teenager.
This was the huge savanna at the base of MARS Hill that bisected the western part of the base.
www.weathergraphics.com /tim/clark   (2451 words)

 Clark Air Base
A group of former employees at Clark and Subic, who are living witnesses to the actual handling and disposition of toxic chemicals and wastes in the former military bases, are willing to testify on this.
For almost a century therefore, Clark and Subic, each of which is almost the size of the island of Singapore, became open dump sites for the toxic wastes and hazardous chemicals generated and used by U.S. Navy and Air Force not only in the Philippines but also in its wars in Vietnam and Korea.
Air Quality and Noise Standards.—The National Pollution Control Commission in coordination with appropriate government agencies shall be responsible for the enforcement of ambient air quality emission and noise standards, including the monitoring and surveillance of air pollutants, licensing and permitting of air pollution control facilities, and the promulgation of appropriate rules and regulations….
www.yonip.com /main/articles/Clark.html   (5580 words)

 29:1044(77)CA - Air Force, 3rd Combat Support Group, Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines and Overseas Education ...
The Base Commander replied on April 24, 1986, stating, among other things, that "it is not appropriate for me to approve distribution of lobbying materials by private organizations or unions." SAEA renewed its request on May 8, 1986, which resulted in the Base Commander's second denial on May 27.
Based on those factors, he concluded that a sufficient link existed between the Respondent Air Force and the DODDS employees to hold the Air Force responsible for interfering with the DODDS employees' protected rights when it denied permission to distribute the handbills.
A hearing on the Complaint was conducted at Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines at which all parties were represented and afforded full opportunity to adduce evidence, call, examine and cross-examine witnesses and argue orally.
www.flra.gov /decisions/v29/29-077-3.html   (6195 words)

 Clark Air Base Memorabilia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Clark Comments - Was on the back side of the above saved clipping of "The Philippine Flyer" 28 August, 1970.
Voices of Clark - Was on the back side of the above saved clipping of "The Philippine Flyer" 21 August, 1970.
Besides an article and picture of the "Voices of Clark" gospel choir, there is an article informing us that cartons of cigarettes will be going up from $1.50 to $1.70.
www.zuberfowler.com /zuber/cab.html   (164 words)

I was in the 6200 FMS during late 58, 59 and early 60 at Clark.
Clark was good duty and made a lot of good friends with civilians who worked in the shop and military who are now probably spread all over the US.
I was stationed at Clark AB from I was a Crew-dog on acft 71-1089, 1392, and 1203, I posted a story not long ago, and have been getting some responses from former friends and aquaintances...
www.clarkab.com /clark_message_airforce02.htm   (3054 words)

 Clark Air Force Base Report
The Weston Report was not a comprehensive evaluation of the former Clark Air Force Base.
Based on this information it is not possible to determine if an inadequate volume of groundwater was purged from these wells before sampling was performed.
Conclusions about groundwater quality should be based on periodic monitoring that has been completed over the course of at least one year.
www.toxicspot.com /military/philippines/clark.html   (3240 words)

 Good info about Clark air force base Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The "Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines" Website is not affiliated with the United States Air Force or any other United States or Philippine Government Agency.
Clark Air Base was the largest overseas U.S. military base in the the United States Air Force began its departure from Clark Air Base, which had suffered Clark Air Force Base was once the largest US Military Base outside the continental
Clark Air Base was the largest overseas U.S. military base in the the United States Air Force began its departure from Clark Air Base, which had suffered 13th Air Force - Clark AB, Republic of the Philippines.
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 Clark Air Base, Philippine Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
During the Vietnam War, Clark Air Base was a support base for many of the operations in Vietnam.
The first year we were at Clark we had no Christmas tree because the shipment sold out before I went to buy one.
The base theatre (I believe there were two or three of them) ran films almost around the clock and still could not keep up with demand.
users.ev1.net /~vmitchel/Clark.htm   (333 words)

Landing at Clark, with a Phantom and a Thud parked on the flightline.
The entire Clark Air Base Scrapbook is now available on your own personal CD.
A Vietnam War novel by a former USAF C-130 loadmaster from Clark, Sam McGowan.
zcap.freeyellow.com /pix3.htm   (958 words)

 Cops of Clark Air Base   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As members of the Security Police, we were responsible for the security and safety of all personnel and property at Clark Air Base.
Anyone I have ever known that was stationed at Clark has many memories of their time there.
Our lives were subject to the needs of the Air Force, the whims of the politicians in Washington D.C., and the events occurring around us in the Philippines.
www.geocities.com /jeproxdave/ClarkCops.html   (515 words)

 Welcome to Clark Air Base, Philippines
For nearly 90 years this base in central Luzon was key installation in the Pacific.
Then, when the United States Air Force became a seperate service, it was reborn as Clark Air Base.
It was a key support base through two Asian wars.
www.military.com /HomePage/UnitPageFullText/1,13476,703006,00.html   (129 words)

 The 1970s Clark Air Base K-9 Homepage
Often, one or more intruders would come on base, get caught and dog bitten, then go back downtown and sue the offending handler for attempting to murder him.
I never saw a case where anything came of it, but this was normal practice for released intruders.
If you were in these tropical areas, i.e., The Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, etc., and you suffer from symptoms related in the attached articles, contact your local VA office immediately.
www.clarkairbasek9.com   (495 words)

 Philippines 2000 - page 1 of 4
We then hiked to the main gate of the Clark Ecozone for a 5 peso (10 cent) bus ride to the heart of the base: sentimental turf for Clyde.
We started hiking into the base, and we passed the Philippine and American cemetery - one of the two places in the Philippines where the American flag still flies.
We then went to Clark Air Base one last time to see the Base Museum which was closed due to a local brownout in the museum ("off line").
www.zuberfowler.com /asia3a.html   (3329 words)

 CVO Photo Archives - Pinatubo, Philippines
The June 12, 1991 eruption column from Mount Pinatubo taken from the east side of Clark Air Base.
Aerial view of part of Clark Air Base showing buildings and vegetation damaged by tephra (ash) fall of 15 June, 1991.
The base l2 centimeters of brownish-gray ash fell between June 12th and early June 15th, 1991.
vulcan.wr.usgs.gov /Volcanoes/Philippines/Pinatubo/images.html   (509 words)

 Clark Field - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Proper name for Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines, during 1919-1948 when it was under U.S. Army jurisdiction.
It is now, the location occupied by Clark Special Economic Zone and the Clark International Airport.
This United States military article is a stub.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clark_Field   (79 words)

Clark was certainly one of the United States most impor-
Air Base provided vital support for America's wars in
Colonel Bill Truesdell, who died at the end of 2000, was the base
zcap.freeyellow.com /clark.html   (263 words)

 Out of the Ashes: After Mount Pinatube nearly buried it, Clark, Air Base bounced back Airman - FindArticles
After 21 years, he knew it was time to retire, leave his job at the photo lab at Clark Air Base, Philippines, and move on.
Plus, he was days away from moving into the new house he was building for his wife and three kids outside Clark, in Angeles City.
Luckily the flows stopped short of the base and town.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0IBP/is_11_45/ai_80932425   (494 words)

 Operation Babylift at Clark Air Force Base
I was stationed a Clark Air force Base during Operation Babylift.
I remember the military having to deal with the Philippines Government, who did not initially approve of allowing the Planes to land.
I was one the only males to volunteer to work in the base Gym.
www.adoptvietnam.org /adoption/babylift-clarkairforce.htm   (299 words)

 South East Ireland - Things to Do Search Results   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 clark air base philippine - Ask.com Search
Photos and stories about Clark Air Base in the Philippines, covering most of the 90-year history of one of the United States most beloved overseas...
One of the units on the base was the famous 3rd...
A general layout map of the base in fl and white.
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 VFW Post 2485 - Clark Cemetery
We at VFW Post 2485 support and maintain the cemetery here at former Clark Air Base in the Philippines this cemetery is the final resting place for some 2030 fallen American soldiers including at least 638 Philippine scouts from the pre-WWII era.
The Clark Air Base Cemetery was formed between 1947 and 1950 by moving the headstones/markers and remains from at least four other U.S. military cemeteries (Fort Stotsenberg 1 and 2, Fort McKinley and Sangley Point Naval Cemetery) to the new 20.365 acre, 12,000 plot cemetery located just inside the Main Gate of Clark Air Base.
All WWII dead were moved to the American Cemetery, Manila.
www.vfwpost2485.com /cemetery.htm   (254 words)

 Tephra on automobiles and airport, former Clark Air Base, Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Tephra on automobiles and airport, former Clark Air Base, Philippines
Tephra deposit about 9 cm thick blankets former U.S. Clark Air Base, Philippines, about 25 km east of Mount Pinatubo.
The pumice and ash fell to the ground on June 15 during the climactic eruption of Pinatubo.
volcanoes.usgs.gov /Imgs/Jpg/Pinatubo/16112441-008_caption.html   (164 words)

 Clark Air Base - Philippines
This site covers all former US bases such as...
during the active duty period of Clark Air Base.
www.clarkab.com   (158 words)

 University of the Philippines Clark Air Base Alumni Registry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
University of the Philippines Clark Air Base Alumni Registry
in University of the Philippines Clark Air Base
The availability of the registry service to the alumni does not constitute an official endorsement of Alumni.NET, its staff or services, by University of the Philippines Clark Air Base.
www.alumni.net /Asia/Philippines/Pampanga/Angeles_City/University_of_the_Philippines_Clark_Air_Base   (134 words)

 Vicente L. Rafael's Website - Links
An Annotated Pictorial History of Clark Air Base: 1899-1986
Franciscans International: Impact of Toxic Waste in Viequez, Puerto Rico and in the Philippines
Dangerous Ground, Leftover Bombs, Chemicals Wreak Havoc at Former U.S. Bases in Philippines
faculty.washington.edu /vrafael/links.html   (341 words)

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