Students Officers ' Guide
1. Military Courtesies : Since RTAF Language Center is a military school, we require you to abide by normal Thai military customs and courtesies. They are :
2. Smoking: Smoking is allowed only in designated areas on all military bases. If you wish to smoke, you will have to smoke outside the building or in a designated area where smoking facilities are provided. If you are not sure, it is best to ask to avoid possible embarrassment.
3. Library: The Language Center library operating hours are from Monday to Friday 1200-1400.
4. Messes: All officers take their meals in the Officers Mess. Non-commissioned Officers eat in the NCO Mess. Drinks are also available in the Language Center common room.
5. There are many facilities on RTAF base that you may use:
a. Base Exchange and Commissary: They are in the same building which is located on the other side of the base. They are open from 1000 -1900 Monday through Sunday.
b. NCO Club and Officers Club: Both clubs have a restaurant. They are on a residential area.
c. Golf courses : There are 2 air force golf clubs , one is at Thupatemi Golf Course and the other one is at Kantarat Golf Course.
d. Public Gardens : There are 2 public gardens for exercising, both of them located on a residential area. One is next to an accommodation building.
e. RTAF Library : Located between Directorate of Education and Training Headquarters and Senior Officers College buildings. The operating hours are 0730 - 1700 Monday through Friday.
f. Air Force Museum : This museum offers a historical view of the Royal Thai Air Force.
g. Bhumibol Aduiyadej Hospital : It is located on the other side of the base on Paholyothin Road. Doctors’ hours are from 0800-1200 Monday through Friday.
h. Banks : There are 2 Thai Military Banks on base , one is in front of the Hospital, and the other is next to the Headquarters’ Mess Hall. The operating hours are 0900-1500 Monday through Friday.
i. Post offices : There are 2 post offices on base , one is next to the Headquarters’ Mess Hall, and the other is next to the IT shop. They are open from 0850-1530 Monday through Friday.