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563rd Tactical Fighter Squadron
Designated 563d Tactical Fighter Squadron, and activated, on 1 May 1962. Organized on 1 Oct 1962. Inactivated on 31 Jul 1972.
23d Tactical Fighter Wing, 8 Feb 1964 (attached to 2d Air Division, 8–9 Apr 1965, and to 6235th Tactical Fighter Wing [Provisional], 10 Apr–15 Aug 1965).
McConnell AFB, KS, 1 Oct 1962–31 Jul 1972 (deployed at Takhli RTAFB, Thailand, 8 Apr–15 Aug 1965 and at Eglin AFB, FL, 22 Apr–3 Jun 1971).
F–105, 1963–1966, 1966–1972.
Combat in Southeast Asia, 8 Apr–15 Aug 1965.
Campaign Streamers. Vietnam: Vietnam Defensive.
Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat "V" Device: 8 Apr–8 Jun 1965; 29 Jun–15 Aug 1965.
Tail Code: MF
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