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307th

Tactical

Fighter Squadron 

 

 


 

Lineage

307 Tactical Fighter Squadron on 1 Jul 1958; 307 Tactical Fighter Training Squadron on 1 Jul 1983

Assignments

18 Tactical Fighter Wing, 17 Dec 1962-16 Mar 1963; unkn, 27 Dec 1963-5 Mar 1964; 7231 Combat Support Group, 23 Nov 1964-14 Mar 1965; 34 Tactical Group, 24 Jun-7 Jul 1965; 6251 Tactical Fighter Wing, 8 Jul-20 Nov 1965; 3 Tactical Fighter Wing, 21 Nov-6 Dec 1965) ; 401 Tactical Fighter Wing, 27 Apr 1966; 31 Tactical Fighter (later, 31 Tactical Training; 31 Tactical Fighter) Wing, 15 Jul 1971-1 Jul 1989 (attached to 432 Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, 29 Jul-31 Oct 1972).

Stations

 Homestead AFB, FL, 1 Jun 1962 (deployed at: Kadena AB, Okinawa, 17 Dec 1962-16 Mar 1963; Itazuke AB, Japan, 27 Dec 1963-5 Mar 1964; Cigli, Turkey, 23 Nov 1964-14 Mar 1965; Bien Hoa, Vietnam, 24 Jun-7 Dec 1965); Torrejon AB, Spain, 27 Apr 1966-14 Jul 1971; Homestead AFB, FL, 15 Jul 1971-1 Jul 1989 (deployed at Udorn RTAFB, Thailand, 29 Jul-31 Oct 1972).

Commanders

Lt Col Woodfin Sullivan, 1 Oct 1962; Lt Col Tom L. deGraffenried, c. 5 Nov 1965; Lt Col Richard H. Head, 9 Jun 1967; Maj William B. Gregory, 1 Oct 1969; Maj Thomas R. Fussel, 15 Oct 1969; Lt Col Lewis S. Daugherty, 22 Dec 1969; Lt Col Raymond L. Krasovich, 5 Oct 1970; Lt Col Joe Balazs Jr., 15 Jul 1971; Lt Col Carl F. Funk, 31 Mar 1972; Lt Col Peter J. Tutless, 16 May 1973

Aircraft

F-100, 1957-1970; F-4, 1970-1988

Operations

Combat in Southeast Asia (SEA), 27 Jun-6 Dec 1965 and 29 Jul-23 Oct 1972. Replacement training unit, 15 Jul 1971-30 Mar 1988.


Campaign Streamers

 Vietnam: Vietnam Defensive; Vietnam Ceasefire.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations

 Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:1 Mar-30 Nov 1962

 Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 10 Aug-3 Nov 1972.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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