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Note: History of the unit in SEA only is given.
17th Special Operations Squadron (constituted on 11 Apr 1969; activated on 1 Jun 1969; inactivated on 30 Sep 1971).
14th Special Operations Wing, 1 Jun 196930 Sep 1971.
Nha Trang AB, South Vietnam, 1 Jun 1969; Phan Rang AB, South Vietnam, 15 Aug 196930 Sep 1971.
Combat in Southeast Asia, 1 Jun 196930 Sep 1971.
Vietnam: TET 69/Counteroffensive; Vietnam Summer-Fall, 1969; Vietnam Winter-Spring, 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Southwest Monsoon; Commando Hunt V; Commando Hunt VI.
Decorations. Presidential Unit Citation: Southeast Asia, 130 Jun 1969. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat "V" Device: 1 Jul 197030 Jun 1971. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Jun 196930 Sep 1971.
Mig Kills: 0
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