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34th Tactical Fighter Squadron
Redesignated 34th Tactical Fighter Squadron on 1 Jul 1958. Inactivated on 15 Mar 1959. Activated on 2 May 1966. Organized on 15 May 1966.
Pacific Air Forces, 2 May 1966; 41st Air Division, 15 May 1966 (attached to 388th Tactical Fighter Wing, 15 May 1966); 347th Tactical Fighter Wing, 15 Jan 1968 (remained attached to 388th Tactical Fighter Wing to 14 Mar 1971); 388th Tactical Fighter (later, 388th Fighter) Wing, 15 Mar 1971
Korat RTAFB, Thailand, 15 May 196623 Dec 1975 (operated from Takhli RTAFB, Thailand, 127 Feb 1969).
F105, 19661969; F4, 19691974, 19741975, 19761979.
Combat in Southeast Asia, by 1 Jul 196615 Aug 1973. Combat air cover for the evacuation of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and Saigon, Vietnam, Apr 1975. Air cover during the recovery of the SS Mayaguez and its crew, May 1975.
Campaign Streamers. Vietnam: Vietnam Air; Vietnam Air Offensive; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II; 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, 10 Mar 1 May 1967. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat "V" Device: 2930 Jun 1966; 1 Jul 196630 Jun 1967; 1 Jul 196730 Jun 1968; 1 Jul 196815 Sep 1969; 15 Mar20 May 1971; 18 Dec 197215 Aug 1973; 15 Oct 197412 May 1975; 1315 May 1975. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 15 May 196628 Jan 1973.
Tail Code: JJ JV
Mig Kills: 5.5
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