Redesignated as 430 Tactical Fighter Squadron on 1 Jul 1958.
Inactivated on 1 Jul 1989.
474 Fighter-Bomber (later, 474 Tactical Fighter) Wing, 8 Oct 1957;
4531 Tactical Fighter Wing, 15 Nov 1966; 474 Tactical Fighter Wing, 15 Sep
1968-1 Jul 1989.
Clovis (later, Cannon) AFB, NM, 13 Dec 1954; Homestead AFB, FL, 15
Nov 1966; Nellis AFB, NV, 15 Sep 1968-1 Jul 1989 (deployed at Tahkli AB,
Thailand, 1 Oct 1972-31 Mar 1973).
Maj Robert L. Herman, 14 Mar 1962; Maj Emmett G. Saxon, 15
Dec 1963; Maj Edward Hernandez, 3 Apt 1964; Lt Col Robert L. Herman, 1 Aug
1964-unkn; unkn, 15 Sep 1965-22 Feb 1967; Lt Col Lloyd O. Hawkins, 23 Feb
1967-15 Sep 1968; Lt Col Robert K. Crouch, c. 16 Sep 1968; Lt Col William R.
Powers, 25 Jun 1970; Lt Col James D. Black, 13 Apr 1972; Lt Col John O.
Hanford, 18 Jun 1972; Lt Col Eugene F. Martin, by 30 Jun 1972; Lt Col
Richard A. Flietz, 26 Apr 1974
Deployed at Tahkli AB, Thailand, Sep-Dec 1962. Not
operational, Sep 1965-Feb 1967. F-4D replacement training unit, Sep 1967-Sep
1968. Received F-111s in Mar 1969. Performed combat operations in Southeast
Asia, Oct 1972-Mar 1973.
Service Streamers. None.
Vietnam: Vietnam Ceasefire.
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.
Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 9 Mar 1961-9 Mar 1962
Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 28 Sep 1972-28 Jan 1973.
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