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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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