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80th

Tactical

Fighter Squadron 

 

 


 

 

Lineage

Redesignated 80th Tactical Fighter Squadron on 1 Jul 1958; 80th Fighter Squadron on 3 Feb 1992.

Assignments

8th Fighter-Bomber (later, 8th Tactical Fighter) Wing, 1 Oct 1957 (attached to 41st Air Division, 13 May–17 Jun 1964); 41st Air Division, 18 Jun 1964 (attached to 2d Air Division, 30 Oct–29 Dec 1964); 6441st Tactical Fighter Wing, 1 Apr 1965 (attached to 2d Air Division, 27 Jun–26 Aug 1965)

Stations

Yokota AB, Japan, 13 May 1964 (deployed at Korat RTAFB, Thailand, 30 Oct–29 Dec 1964; Takhli RTAFB, Thailand)

Aircraft

F–105, 1963–1968

Operations

Combat in Southeast Asia, 12 Nov–25 Dec 1964 and c. 27 Jun–c. 26 Aug 1965.

Honors

Campaign Streamers. Vietnam: Vietnam Advisory; Vietnam Defensive.

Decorations Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Apr 1966–14 May 1971.


Tail Code:  

Aircraft:  F-105  

Vietnam Service:  12 Nov–25 Dec 1964 and c. 27 Jun–c. 26 Aug 1965.

 

 

 

 

 

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