389th Tactical Fighter Sqdrn - Vietnam

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

 

 

 

 

389th Tactical Fighter Squadron

Lineage

 Redesignated 389th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron on 30 Sep 1979. 

Assignments

37th Tactical Fighter Wing, 15 Jun 1969; 12th Tactical Fighter Wing, 31 Mar 1970; 347th Tactical Fighter Wing, 15 Oct 1971; 366th Tactical Fighter Wing, 31 Oct 1972–22 Jul 1991. 366th Operations Group, 11 Mar 1992–.

Stations

Phan Rang AB, South Vietnam, 14 Mar 1966; Da Nang AB, South Vietnam, 10 Oct 1966; Phu Cat AB, South Vietnam, 25 Jun 1969–15 Oct 1971.

Aircraft

F–100, 1963; F–4, 1965–1971.

Operations

Combat in Southeast Asia, 14 Mar 1966–8 Oct 1971. 

Honors

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.

Decorations. Presidential Unit Citations (Vietnam): 23 Apr 1967–1 Aug 1967; 8 Feb–8 Apr 1971. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat "V" Device: 14 Mar–20 Jun 1966; [10 Oct] 1966–31 Mar 1967; 1 Apr 1967–31 Mar 1968; 1 Apr 1968–[24 Jun] 1969; [25 Jun] 1969–31 Mar 1970; 1 Apr 1970–[15] Oct 1971.  Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Apr 1966–15 Oct 1971.


Tail Code:  AA to AZ

Aircraft:  F-4C/D  

Vietnam Service:  6/66 - 10/71

Mig Kills:  6


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