354th Tactical Fighter Sqdrn - Vietnam

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Note:  History of the unit in SEA only is given.

 

 

 

 

354th Tactical Fighter Squadron

Lineage

Redesignated 354th Tactical Fighter Squadron, and activated, on 13 Apr 1962. Organized on 25 Apr 1962. Redesignated 354th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron on 1 Apr 1979. 

Assignments

355th Tactical Fighter Wing, 8 Jul 1962; Thirteenth Air Force,14 Dec 1970; 4453d Combat Crew Training Wing, 1 Apr 1971; 355th Tactical Fighter (later, 355th Tactical Training) Wing, 1 Jul 1971–30 Apr 1982. 

Stations

McConnell AFB, KS, 15 Oct 1964–27 Nov 1965 (deployed at Kadena AB, Okinawa, and then Korat RTAFB, Thailand, 6 Mar–18 Jun 1965); Takhli RTAFB, Thailand, 28 Nov 1965–15 Oct 1970; Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, 15 Oct 1970–30 Apr 1982 (deployed at Korat RTAFB, Thailand, 14 Jan–4 Jul 1973). 

Aircraft

F–105, 1962–1970; A–7, 1971–1979

Operations

Combat in Southeast Asia, 13 Mar–12 Jun 1965; 28 Nov 1965–7 Oct 1970; c. 14 Jan–3 Jul 1973. Combat crew training, 1971–1982 and forward air control training, 1991–.

Honors

Campaign Streamers. 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 Counter-offensive; Southwest Monsoon; Vietnam Ceasefire.

Decorations. Presidential Unit Citations (Southeast Asia): 5 May–17 Jun 1965; 1 Jan–10 Oct 1966; 11–12 Aug 1967 and 24–28 Oct 1967; 12 Apr 1968–30 Apr 1969; and 10 Oct 1972–30 Apr 1973. 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. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1971–11 Jan 1973.  Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Apr 1966–28 Jan 1973.


Tail Code:  RM

Aircraft:  F-105D  

Vietnam Service:  3-6/65 and  -  12/65 - 10/70

Mig Kills:  8


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