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90th

Tactical

Fighter Squadron 

 

 


 

 

Lineage

90 Tactical Fighter Squadron on 8 Jun 1964

Assignments

41 Air Division, 8 Jan 1964; Tactical Air Command, 8 Jun 1964; 3 Tactical Fighter Wing, 9 Jun 1964 (attached to 405 Fighter Wing, 7 Feb-10 May 1965; 39 Air Division, 8 Aug 1965-); 834 Air Division, 19 Nov 1965 (remained attached to 39 Air Division to 5 Dec 1965; attached to 401 Tactical Fighter Wing, c. 5 Dec 1965-c. 7 Feb 1966); 3 Tactical Fighter Wing, c. 8 Feb 1966; 14 Special Operations Wing, 31 Oct 1970; 483 Tactical Airlift Wing, 1 Sep 1971; 18 Tactical Fighter Wing, 15 Apr 1972; 405 Fighter Wing, 15 Dec 1972; 3 Tactical Fighter Wing, 16 Sep 1974

Stations

Yokota AB, Japan, 18 Nov 1960-9 Jun 1964; England AFB, LA, 9 Jun 1964-8 Feb 1966 (deployed at Clark AB, Philippines, 7 Feb-10 May 1965; Misawa AB, Japan, 3 Aug-5 Dec 1965); Bien Hoa AB, South Vietnam, 12 Feb 1966 (deployed at Phan Rang AB, South Vietnam, 9-14 Apr 1967); Nha Trang AB, South Vietnam, 31 Oct 1970; Kadena AB, Okinawa (later, Japan), 15 Apr 1972; Clark AB, Philippines, 15 Dec 1972;

Aircraft

F-100, 1964-1969; A-37, 1969-1970; C-123, 1970-1972; C-130, 1970-1972; F-4, 1973-1991

Operations

Combat in Southeast Asia, Feb 1966-Dec 1972. Not manned and non-operational Dec 1972-Aug 1973.

Campaign Streamers

 Vietnam: Vietnam Air; Vietnam Air Offensive; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III; Vietnam Air/Ground; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV; Tet 69/ Counteroffensive; Vietnam Summer-Fall, 1969; Vietnam Winter-Spring, 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Southwest Monsoon; Commando Hunt V; Commando Hunt VI; Commando Hunt VII; Vietnam Ceasefire.

 

Decorations

  Presidential Unit Citations:

 (Southeast Asia), 8 Jun 1966-16 Apr 1967; 6 Mar 1968-31 Jul 1969; 16 Nov 1970-30 Apr 1972. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat "V" Device: 31 Jan-5 Mar 1968; 1 Aug 1969-20 Jan 1970; 21 Jan-30 Sep 1970; 1 Nov 1970-30 Jun 1971; 1 Sep-31 Dec 1971.

Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:

[9 Jun] 1964-16 Jul 1965; 3 Apr-31 May 1975

Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Crosses with Palm:

[8 Feb 1966]-19 May 1969; 1 Apr 1966-15 Apr 1972; 1 May-30 Sep 1970.


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