35th

Tactical

Fighter Squadron 

 

 


 

Lineage

35th Tactical Fighter Squadron on 1 Jul 1958; 35th Fighter Squadron on 3 Feb 1992.

Assignments

41st Air Division, 18 Jun 1964 (attached to 2d Air Division, 24 Sep–20 Nov 1964); 6441st Tactical Fighter Wing, 1 Apr 1965 (attached to 2d Air Division, 4 May–26 Jun 1965 and 19 Oct–15 Nov 1965); 41st Air Division, 15 Nov 1966; 347th Tactical Fighter Wing, 15 Jan 1968 (attached to Detachment 1, 347th Tactical Fighter Wing, 10 Jun–16 Jul 1968, 22 Aug–1 Oct 1968, 22 Nov–26 Dec 1968, 21 Mar–23 Apr 1969, 30 Jun–6 Aug 1969, 17 Oct–29 Nov 1969, 30 Jan–7 Mar 1970, 8–30 May 1970, 11 Jul–8 Aug 1970, 2–30 Oct 1970, and 26 Dec 1970–23 Jan 1971); 3d Tactical Fighter Wing, 15 Mar 1971 (attached to 366th Tactical Fighter Wing, 3 Apr–12 Jun 1972; 388th Tactical Fighter Wing, 12 Jun–c. 12 Oct 1972); 8th Tactical Fighter (later, 8th Fighter) Wing, 16 Sep 1974.

Stations

Yokota AB, Japan, 13 May 1964 (deployed at Korat RTAFB, Thailand, 24 Sep–20 Nov 1964; Takhli RTAFB, Thailand, 4 May–25 Jun 1965 and 19 Oct–15 Nov 1965; Osan AB, South Korea, 10 Jun–16 Jul 1968, 22 Aug–1 Oct 1968, 23 Nov–26 Dec 1968, 21 Mar–23 Apr 1969, 30 Jun–6 Aug 1969, 17 Oct–29 Nov 1969, 30 Jan–7 Mar 1970, 8–30 May 1970, 11 Jul–8 Aug 1970, 2–30 Oct 1970, and 26 Dec 1970–23 Jan 1971); Kunsan AB, South Korea, 15 Mar 1971– (deployed at DaNang AB, South Vietnam, 3 Apr–12 Jun 1972; Korat RTAFB, Thailand, 13 Jun–c. 12 Oct 1972).

Aircraft

F–105, 1963–1967; F–4, 1967–1971, 1971–1981.

Operations

Combat in Southeast Asia, 5 Oct–c. 20 Nov 1964, 5 May–25 Jun 1965, 28 Oct–7 Nov 1965, and c. 3 Apr–10 Oct 1972.

Honors

Campaign Streamers. Vietnam: Vietnam Advisory; Vietnam Defensive; Vietnam Ceasefire.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 12 May 1963–21 Mar 1964; 1 Apr–30 Jun 1965; 4 May 1965–8 Jun 1965; 15 Apr 1969–15 Mar 1971; 1 Jul 1972–31 Dec 1973; 1 Apr 1977–31 Mar 1978; 1 Jun 1986–31 May 1988. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Apr 1966–12 Oct 1972.


Tail Code:  UP

Aircraft:  F-105D/F-4D  

Vietnam Service:  4/66 -  10/72

Mig Kills:  5.5

 

 

 

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