8th

Tactical

Fighter Squadron 

 

 


 

Lineage

8th Tactical Fighter Squadron on 8 Jul 1958.

Assignments

50th Tactical Fighter Wing, 3 Mar–5 Apr 1973 and 5 Sep–6 Oct 1975.

Stations

Takhli RTAFB, Thailand, 12 May–4 Oct 1972.

Aircraft

F–4, 1967–1978.

Operations

Combat in Southeast Asia, c. 12 May–2 Oct 1972. 

Honors

Campaign Streamers. Vietnam: Vietnam Ceasefire.

Decorations Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat "V" Device: 5 May–6 Oct 1972. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 9 May–4 Oct 1972.


Tail Code:  HO

Aircraft:  F-4D  

Vietnam Service:  5/72 - 10/72

 

 

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


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