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333rd

Tactical

Fighter Squadron 

 

 


 

Lineage

333d Tactical Fighter Squadron on 1 Jul 1958; 333d Tactical Fighter Training Squadron on 22 Mar 1971. 

Assignments

355th Tactical Fighter Wing, 8 Dec 1965

Stations

Takhli RTAFB, Thailand, 8 Dec 1965–15 Oct 1970

Aircraft

F–105, 1960–1970

Operations

Combat in Southeast Asia, 12 Dec 1965–c. 6 Oct 1970. 

Honors

Campaign Streamers. Vietnam: Vietnam Defensive; Vietnam Air; Vietnam Air Offensive; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II; Vietnam Air/Ground; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV; Tet 69/Counteroffensive; Vietnam Summer/Fall 1969; Vietnam Winter/Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Southwest Monsoon.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Presidential Unit Citations (Southeast Asia): 1 Jan–10 Oct 1966; 11–12 Aug 1967 and 24–28 Oct 1967; 12 Apr 1968–30 Apr 1969. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat "V" Device: 12 Oct 1966–11 Apr 1967; 12 Apr 1967–11 Apr 1968; 1 Jul 1969–15 Oct 1970. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Apr 1966–15 Oct 1970.


Tail Code:  RK

Aircraft:  F-105D  

Vietnam Service:  12/65 -  10/70

Mig Kills:  7.5






 

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