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12th Tactical Fighter Squadron
12th Tactical Fighter Squadron on 1 Jul 1958.
18th Fighter-Bomber (later, 18th Tactical Fighter) Wing, 25 Mar 1958 (attached to 2d Air Division, 1 Feb–15 Mar 1965 and 15 Jun–25 Aug 1965; 314th Air Division, 23–29 Jan 1968).
Kadena AB, Okinawa (later, Japan), 25 Mar 1958– (deployed at Da Nang AB, South Vietnam, 1–19 Feb 1965; Korat RTAFB, Thailand, 8 Feb–15 Mar 1965 and 15 Jun–25 Aug 1965.
Combat in Vietnam, 1 Feb–15 Mar 1965 and 15 Jun–25 Aug 1965.
Campaign Streamers. Vietnam: Vietnam Advisory; Vietnam Defensive.
Decorations. Presidential Unit Citation: Southeast Asia, 25 Jun–25 Aug 1965. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat "V" Device: 1 Aug 1964–5 Jun 1965. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Dec 1959–30 Nov 1960; 1 Sep 1962–31 Aug 1963; 6 Jun 1965–31 Dec 1966. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Apr 1966–30 Jun 1970.
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