58th

Tactical

Fighter Squadron 

 

 


 

 

Lineage

Redesignated as 58 Tactical Fighter Squadron on 16 Mar 1970. Activated on 1 Sep 1970. Redesignated as 58 Fighter Squadron on 1 Nov 1991.

Assignments

33 Tactical Fighter (later, 33 Fighter) Wing, 1 Sep 1970 (attached to 432 Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, 29 Apr-14 Oct 1972; 8 Tactical Fighter Wing, 8 Jun-14 Sep 1973

Stations

Eglin AFB, FL, 1 Sep 1970 (deployed at Udorn RTAFB, Thailand, 29 Apr-18 Oct 1972 and 1 Jun-14 Sep 1973;

Commanders

Lt Col John C. Downey, 1 Nov 1970; Lt Col Lee E. Williams, 3 Jul 1972; Lt Col Roger E. Johnson, 17 Oct 1972; Lt Col John S. Hardy, 18 May 1973; Lt Col Paul D. Lambrides, 1 Sep 1974 

Aircraft

F-4, 1970-1979

Operations

Combat in Southeast Asia, 6 May-8 Oct 1972 and 6-30 Jun 1973

 

Campaign Streamers

Vietnam: Vietnam Ceasefire.

Decorations

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat "V" Device: 25 Apr-16 Oct 1972.

 


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Aircraft:  F-4  

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Note:  History of the unit in SEA only is given.


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