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555th Tactical Fighter Squadron
555th Tactical Fighter Squadron, activated, and organized, on 8 Jan 1964.
12th Tactical Fighter Wing, 8 Jan 1964 (attached to 51st Fighter Interceptor Wing, 12 Dec 19649 Mar 1965, 11 Dec 196521 Feb 1966, and 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, c. 22 Feb4 Mar 1966); Thirteenth Air Force, 4 Mar 1966 (attached to 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, 424 Mar 1966); 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, 25 Mar 1966; 432d Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, 1 Jun 1968.
Udorn RTAFB, Thailand, c. 25 Feb 1966; Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, 20 Jul 1966; Udorn RTAFB, Thailand, 28 May 19685 Jul 1974.
Combat in Southeast Asia, Feb 1966 until close of hostilities.
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; Commando Hunt VII; Vietnam Ceasefire.
Decorations. Presidential Unit Citations (Southeast Asia): 16 Dec 19662 Jan 1967; 1 Mar 196731 Mar 1968; 1 Nov 196831 Oct 1969. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat "V" Device: 25 Mar31 May 1966; 1 Apr28 May 1968; 21 Nov 196920 Nov 1970; 21 Nov 19706 Apr 1971; 18 Dec 197227 Jan 1973. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 15 Oct 196525 Mar 1966. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Apr 196628 Jan 1973.
Tail Code: OY
Mig Kills: 39
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