Redesignated as 428 Tactical Fighter Squadron on 1 Jul 1958.
Inactivated on 30 Jun 1989. Redesignated as 428 Tactical Fighter Training
Squadron on 20 Mar 1990.
474 Fighter-Bomber (later, 474 Tactical Fighter) Wing, 8 Oct 1957;
347 Tactical Fighter Wing, 30 Jul 1973; 474 Tactical Fighter Wing, 15 Jun
1975-30 Jun 1989.
Detachments: 1 (Nellis AFB, NV): 20 Jan 1968-1 Jan 1969
(detached and deployed at Takhli Royal Thai AB, Thailand, 17 Mar-c. 21 Nov
Aviano, Italy, 12 Feb-8 May 1964; Da Nang AB, South Vietnam, 24 Nov
1964-13 Mar 1965); Nellis AFB, NV, 20 Jan 1968-29 Jul 1973 (deployed at
Takhli Royal Thai AB, Thailand, 8 Jan-29 Jul 1973); Takhli Royal Thai AB,
Thailand, 30 Jul 1973; Korat Royal Thai AB, Thailand, 13 Jul 1974-15 Jun
1975; Nellis AFB, NV, 18 Jun 1975-30 Jun 1989 (deployed at Ramstein AB,
Germany, 27 Aug-26 Sep 1987).
Lt Col Benjamin H. Clayton, 20 Aug 1963; Capt Albert N.
Nishihara, 14 Jul-c. Sep 1965; none (not manned), 15 Sep 1965-Jan 1967; Maj
Robert C. Autry Jr., 30 Jan 1967; none (not manned), c. 30 Jun 1967-19 Jan
1968; Lt Col Benjamin C. Murph, 20 Jan 1968; Lt Col William E. Dougherty, 28
May 1968; Lt Col Benjamin C. Murph, c. 22 Nov 1968; Lt Col Maurice E. Seaver
Jr., 1 Dec 1969; Lt Col William F. Palmer, 19 Jun 1970; Lt Col Warren C.
Pearce, 30 Jun 1972; Lt Col Guy A. Hummon II, 27 Jun 1973; Lt Col Gordon M.
Amsler, 29 Dec 1973; Lt Col Owen O. McIntyre, 18 May 1974; Lt Col Lester G.
Frazier, 14 Sep 1974; Lt Col Donald G. Waltman, 18 Jun 1975; Lt Col George
H. Peacock, 22 Mar 1976
F-100, 1957-1965; F-111, 1968-1977; T-33, 1968, 1970-1971, 1977
Flew mainly close support, and some escort and counter air, sorties
against the enemy in Southeast Asia, Nov 1964-Mar 1965. Detachment 1 flew
mostly night combat sorties against North Vietnam, 25 Mar-c. 21 Nov 1968.
Squadron flew interdiction and close support sorties over North Vietnam,
Laos, and Cambodia, 11 Jan-15 Aug 1973. Bombed Koh Tang Island in support
of U.S. Marines during the Mayaguez Operation, 13-15 May 1975.
Service Streamers. None.
Vietnam: Vietnam Advisory; Vietnam Defensive; Vietnam Ceasefire.
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.
Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with the Combat "V" Device: 
Nov 1964-15 Feb 1965; 30 Jul 1973-15 May 1975.
Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 17-28 Jan 1973.
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