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25th TFS #790 Pre-Strike Air Refueling
Note: History of the unit in SEA only is given.
25th Tactical Fighter Squadron
Redesignated 25th Tactical Fighter Squadron on 18 Jun 1965. Organized on 20 Jun 1965.
8th Tactical Fighter Wing, 28 May 1968.
Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, 28 May 1968; Udorn RTAFB, Thailand, 5 Jul 1974.
Combat in Southeast Asia, c. 29 May 196828 Jan 1973. Supported the evacuation of US personnel from Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Saigon, South Vietnam, Apr 1975. Flew strike missions against Koh Tang Island and Khmer Rouge gunboats during the Mayaguez incident, 1315 May 1975.
Campaign Streamers. Vietnam: Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III; Vietnam Air/Ground; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV; TET 69/Counteroffensive; Vietnam Summer-Fall 1969; Vietnam Winter-Spring, 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Southwest Monsoon; Commando Hunt V; Commando Hunt VI; Commando Hunt VII; Vietnam Ceasefire.
Decorations. Presidential Unit Citation: Southeast Asia, 1 Jan1 Apr 1971. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat "V" Device: 1 Jan 196730 Jun 1968; 1 Jun30 Sep 1968; 22 Oct 196830 Jun 1970; 1 Oct 197131 Mar 1972; 1 Apr22 Oct 1972; 18 Dec 197215 Aug 1973. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: [28 May 1968]28 Jan 1973.
Tail Code: FA
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