68th

Tactical

Fighter Squadron 

 

 


 

 

Lineage

68th Tactical Fighter Squadron on 25 Jul 1964. Inactivated on 30 Jun 1971. 

Assignments

8th Tactical Fighter Wing, 25 Jul 1964 (attached to 6234th Tactical Fighter Wing, c. 27 Aug–6 Dec 1965); 831st Air Division, 6 Dec 1965 (attached to 479th Tactical Fighter Wing, 6 Dec 1965–15 May 1968).

Stations

George AFB, CA, 16 Jun 1964 (deployed at Korat RTAFB, Thailand, 27 Aug–24 Nov 1965, and at Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, c. 24 Nov–6 Dec 1965).

Aircraft

F–4, 1964–1968, 1968–1969, 1970.

Operations

Combat in Southeast Asia, Aug–Dec 1965. 

Honors

Campaign Streamers. Vietnam: Vietnam Defensive.

Decorations. Presidential Unit Citations: Southeast Asia, [25 Aug–22 Oct 1965]. 

 


Tail Code:  

Aircraft:  F-4  

Vietnam Service:  9/65 - 10/65

 

 

 

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


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